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Asphalt Plant Foreperson -Jackson, MS

Jackson, MS, US, 39204

APAC - Mississippi



Job ID:  294839


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!


Position Overview

As the Asphalt Plant Foreperson, you will be responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of the site, including but not limited to hot mix asphalt plant and recycling activities.  This includes safety, customer service, supervision, quality assurance and environmental compliance. 


You will report directly to the Asphalt Operations Manager and assist with all asphalt operations.  Our core values are safety, quality and integrity in everything we do.  All employees are expected to partner with associates and management to coordinate, support, and actively promote our safety processes.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Ensure that company safety procedures and policies are adhered to by all plant personnel.
  • Coordinate asphalt plant activity. 
  • Communicate daily with various people to determine workload and to facilitate scheduling of liquids, aggregate, and plant start up.
  • Coordinate with paving, the hourly production needs and trucking adjustments.
  • Coordinate with quality control personnel, mix design changes and feeder variations
  • Customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Complete command of the automated control system, including data entry and the ability to interpret data on screen.
  • Inspect and perform maintenance on the plant. 
  • Supervise and direct other plant personnel and general interaction with other staff and managers.
  • Identify and resolve regulatory, safety, personnel, and production problems, either directly or indirectly, in a timely and effective manner. 
  • Study and follow all applicable regulations affecting asphalt plant production, safety, environmental, state, federal and company policies; ensure observance of such regulations; and ensure compliance with all regulations and permit conditions. 
  • Ensure the workplace is kept in a neat, clean, tidy and safe condition.  This includes the plant, office, storage areas, and yard. 
  • Perform tasks related to storage, inspection, handling, transportation, clean-up of hazardous materials and hazardous wastes according to regulations as required.
  • Ability to detect safety hazards and malfunctions and respond accordingly.
  • Perform and/or supervise welding, fabrication, and electrical duties as required.
  • Shift between the different asphalt plant locations as needed.
  • Regular and timely attendance



  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of Hot Mix Asphalt plants.
  • Strong customer service skills required.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Diagnostic, troubleshooting and mechanical skills are an essential requirement.
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop employees effectively.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Highly detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated
  • Effective communication skills, including presentation skills and people skills
  • Ability to think creatively to find solutions to both routine and complex construction problems and continue to push the project forward.
  • Experience with government contracts is highly desired
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to diplomatically handle challenging situations.


General Requirements 

  • Mobility to attend various meetings and events at offsite locations
  • Hours are extended throughout the year to include nights and weekends when necessary
  • Travel may be required


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



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:  Jun 15, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

Job Segment: Plant, Electrical, Welding, Plant Operator, Fabrication, Manufacturing, Engineering