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Asphalt/Prep Crew Lead- St. George, UT

St. George, UT, US, 84790

Western Rock Products


Job ID:  409499


Western Rock Products, is A CRH Company. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   


Position Overview


This is a skilled position overseeing the safe and efficient production and load out of materials produced in company HMA plants. The HMA Plant Lead is responsible for ensuring all HMA plants and their supporting equipment are in efficient working condition, meeting all production needs of the business and in line with set working schedules.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Promote a safe, productive, and positive work environment.
  • Communicate professionally with customers, colleagues, and management using all communication facets (verbal and written).
  • Dissipate important information to HMA personnel as needed and ensure compliance.
  • Adhere to all company policies and state and federal regulations.
  • Demonstrate and promote an engaging work environment in line with CRH's guiding principles.
  • Positively promote company initiatives and activities.
  • Oversee the daily operation of all HMA plants performance including safety, quality , and financial aspect of the business.
  • Coordinate all training and required training compliance of hot plant operations (smoke school, MSHA, etc.).
  • Provide guidance, direction, performance management, and development opportunities to HMA plant operators.
  • Help coordinate work and employee scheduling, including winter maintenance.
  • Facilitate and actively sponsor education and utilization of the company's performance tools seeking to improve overall plant performance and efficiency.
  • Work cohesively with environmental personnel to ensure all HMA plants are environmentally compliant, meeting or exceeding all testing and permit requirements.
  • Ensure all hot plants are adequately staffed to meet company production and efficiency needs.
  • Seek, share, and promote business conscience activities that will increase employee retention.
  • Work with management to fully understand the financial aspect of the HMA business and its impact on the business.
  • Collaborates with other departments to develop schedules, targets, and other relevant business goals.
  • Conduct informational and other training presentations as needed or required.
  • Coordinate with Quality Control personnel to ensure our products meet and exceed product quality requirements.
  • Maintains all time and materials records in compliance with company retention practices.
  • May be required to assist with HMA plant operation/maintenance as needed.


    • Ensures HMA operations work within budget constraints; meeting or exceeding set performance targets and goals.
    • Be on time and fit for duty for every shift.
    • Other duties and projects as needed by the business.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Work Requirements

    • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    • Ability to write correspondences and memos.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
    • Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Inventory and Order processing systems; uses job specific computer system for ticketing and two way radio for communications.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

    • Must have a current and valid driver's license.


Key Competencies

    • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional employee situations; Responds promptly to employee needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
    • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
    • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
    • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
    • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.


    • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.


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.


The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is

occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Western Rock Products, a CRH Company, 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 16, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Utah

Job Segment: Performance Management, Human Resources