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Plant Leader- Asphalt
Title:Plant Leader- Asphalt
Location:Pleasant Gap (PA)
Job Summary:  
Responsible for managing and directing all plant activities on a day to day basis to ensure quality of product and customer satisfaction; for meeting all GOH, state and local regulations; and for developing, motivating, and leading plant personnel in a safe and productive working atmosphere.  This salaried, exempt position will work with indirect supervision.

Essential Functions:
* Manage financial aspects of asphalt plant to protect company’s interest.  
* Daily plan, prioritize, schedule, supervise and coordinate activities of plant operation, production, maintenance and personnel.
* Supervise and coordinate daily, weekly, monthly and annual preventative maintenance and repairs to the plant.
* Ensure company meets all governmental guidelines/regulations.  Maintain records of performance and compliance.
* Effectively communicate in a timely manner with customers, and internal departments (i.e. sales, maintenance, construction, trucking, etc.) to ensure goals are being achieved.
* Ensure proper inventory control/ordering of aggregate and AC products on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.  
* Responsible for recruiting, training, hiring and firing employees to consistently improve plant workforce.
* Assess skills and abilities of staff to fully and efficiently maximize their contributions to the team.
* Provide leadership, guidance, training, evaluation, rewards and discipline when necessary to ensure the safety of personnel and assist in the personal and professional growth of each team member.
* Maintain daily, weekly, monthly performance standards and report to management.
* Exercise proper care and maintenance of company equipment.
* Frequently work more than 40 hours per week and non traditional hours including night shift, Saturdays and occasionally Sundays.
* Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Knowledge of:
* Hot mix plant (batch and drum operations) safety, operations and equipment.
* Maintenance procedures for the operation of hot mix plant and associated equipment.
* Mix designs, asphalt and aggregates.

Ability to:
* Learn, follow and enforce company policies and procedures.
* Demonstrate effective problem solving.
* Multi task.
* Delegate tasks and evaluate the performance of others.
* Perform basic accounting and computer skills.
* Work with indirect supervision.

* Must have proven experience and working knowledge of hot mix operations (Batch and Drum Operations).
* Must have effective interpersonal verbal and written communication skills.

* Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent required.
* Associate’s degree in a technical field preferred.

* Minimum of 5 years of experience in hot mix operations required.
* Quality control technician experience preferred.
* Asphalt plant operator experience preferred.

Required Training:
* MSHA ART/NM/ENM (Plants 1 & 5)
* CPR/First Aid 
* 8 Hour Arc Flash
* OSHA 10 Hour
* Bearing, Gear Box, Welding, and Torch Training
* Asphalt Plant School
* Screen Bearings
* Computer Skills
* Production and Efficiency Mobile Equipment Training
* Drug Free Workplace
* Basic Management
* Selecting and Retaining

Physical Requirements:
* Constant (67 100%)  Ability to wear required personal protective equipment.
* Frequently (34 66%)  Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
* Occasionally (0 33%)  Ability to work in a plant environment with exposure to dust, fumes, noise, extreme temperatures and confined spaces.
* Occasionally (0 33%)  Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
* Occasionally (0 33%)  Ability to climb stairs and ladders.
* Occasionally (0 33%)  Ability to physically climb to top of silos and perform work. 

This is a safety sensitive position.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.
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