Plant Superintendent

Subsidiary: Barrett Industries



IA Construction is one of the companies that operates within Barrett Industries Corporation, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates primarily in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York IA manufactures construction aggregates and asphalt in Northwest Pennsylvania, Western New York, and Western Maryland. In addition, IA is an industry leader in the northwest PA paving market. The mission of IA is to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. To learn more about IA Construction visit  

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Job Summary

IA Construction has an opening for an Asphalt Plant Superintendent to oversee the daily operations of our Lafayette HMA plant.  

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for daily operations of HMA plant
  • Responsible for supervision of plant employees
  • Order all materials needed for production
  • Inventory control of all materials
  • Plant maintenance including ordering parts and making necessary repairs in a timely and safe manner
  • Approve invoices in OnBase
  • Responsible for safety at the facility
  • Participate in daily safety huddles
  • Train new hires
  • Report inventories daily
  • Report employee time daily
  • Communicate with paving foreman, plant manager, quality control manager, and office as necessary
  • Maintain good housekeeping at the facility
  • Report energy usage daily
  • Cross train employees
  • Work Closely with QC to ensure quality products
  • Some clerical duties as required


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • Computer, fax, printer, and copier experience
  • Ability to communicate with employees, peers, and management
  • Ability to lead and direct 
  • Safety oriented
  • Mechanical and Maintenance skills
  • Asphalt plant experience

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to walk, stand, and sit for periods of time
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions
  • Ability to work various shifts
  • Ability to climb steps
  • Ability to lift / carry objects

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Company paid life insurance and optional dependent life insurance at employee cost
  • Company paid short term disability and optional long term disability at employee cost
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Annual 2% company contribution


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