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Asphalt Plant Foreman Trainee - Central, MS

Jackson, MS, US, 39209

APAC - Mississippi



Job ID:  154306


APAC Mississippi, Inc., a CRH company, is a great place to work! CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. We have great employees that have been with us many years – and hope that that track record of longevity shows the pride we take in being one of the best places to work in Mississippi!  Come join our team – where you will receive vacation, retirement and many other great benefits!


Primary Function


The Asphalt Plant Management Trainee will learn to supervise all phases of asphalt plant operations.  Such duties include: supervising maintenance of plant, plant employees, production and distribution of product.  This role will be responsible for learning and implementing environmental, health and safety regulations and policies (governmental and company).  The Asphalt Plant Management Trainee will assist in maintenance and repair of plant equipment.  May perform other related duties.  The Asphalt Plant Management Trainee position is considered a developmental role with the expectation that the selected individual will eventually be a key part of plant supervision and management.  This role will also be expected to quickly learn and roll out a new inventory management system that is currently under development by management.


Job Requirements


  • Job requires the following motions: climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting, stretching, pushing, pulling, vibration, twisting kneeling, standing, walking, sitting, and reaching. 
  • Job requires occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds. 
  • Candidate must be able to climb stairs/ladders to top of plant. 
  • This position uses tools such as sledge hammer, wrenches, screwdrivers, cutting torch, welder, pneumatic hammer/drill, sand blaster, pipe wrench, and hand-shovel. 
  • Overtime work is required. 
  • Employee may be exposed to extremes of hot or cold weather. 
  • Requires riding to and from plant sites. 
  • Should employee be required to operate company vehicle, employee must meet the APAC Driver Qualification Standards. 




  • High School graduate with strong math skills and strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Computer Literate, experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability
  • Four (4) year degree is preferred, or Four (4) years active military with a minimum achievement of E-4, combined with some college/tech school, or five years of asphalt industry experience with proven responsibility progression
  • Participate and support all team activities
  • Ability to develop a thorough understanding & demonstration of all manufacturing processes and procedures, applicable to areas of responsibility
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and drawings
  • Ability to work safely in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have ability to multi task


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


APAC Mississippi, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date Posted:  Oct 28, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

Job Segment: Plant, Plant Operator, Pipe Welding, Plant Manager, Manufacturing