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Arkhola Industrial Sand Plant Foreperson (Engineer Preferred)

Van Buren, AR, US, 72956

APAC - Central-Central West Region - River Valley



Job ID:  447659


APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!


Position Overview

· The Engineer-In-Trainning position is responsible for the day to day operations of construction projects including the following, but not limited to: handling the aspects related to construction personnel and customers; scheduling and necessary maintenance. The selected candidate will be required to ensure that operation sites operate efficiently and successfully.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

· Ensure safety policies are enforced and safe work practices are applied to all tasks.

· Effectively manage the needs of the project, and the customer in the best possible manner.

· Bidding on a competitive basis and submitting quotes along with developing and maintaining positive relationships with customers.

· Preparation of estimates, proposals and bids.

· Effectively manage the needs of the project, and the customer in the best possible manner.

· Review job quality to ensure customer specifications are being met and eliminate rework.

· Manage projects schedule updates, material variances, and changes to scope of work.

· Communicate with the crews/foreman about the next day’s work.

· Perform general laboring duties when necessary.

· Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.

· Other duties as may be assigned.



· To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

· Knowledge/Skill Requirements

· Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in plant maintenance.

· Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations.

· Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

· Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

· Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.

· Ability to work well and efficiently with others.



· Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field from an accredited university, college, or educational entity, or an equivalent education/degree. Preference for candidates who interned with Construction/ Production.

· Two years of related experience and/or training preferred.


Work Requirements

· Must be 18 years in age or older.

· Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

· Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

· Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

· Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.

· Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

· Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.

· Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.


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.

· Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.

· May require sitting for extended periods of time.

· Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.

· Able to climb ladders and to work at heights.

· Able to occasionally move/carry objects up to 50 lbs.

· Able to work extended hours.

· Able to work in all weather conditions.

· Able to work in tight quarters.

Work Environment

· While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

· The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.

· The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.



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!


APAC Central Inc., 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:  Sep 21, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith

Job Segment: Plant Operator, Construction, Industrial Engineer, Civil Engineer, Electrical, Manufacturing, Engineering