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Asphalt Plant Operator

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Date: Jun 10, 2019

City/State/Province: Calgary, AB, CA, T3S 0A1

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Standard General Inc. (CGY) (530) 


9660 Enterprise Way SE Calgary, AB T3S 0A1

Phone: 403-255-1131 Fax: 403-212-4755


Standard General Inc. Calgary is a growing, dynamic contractor in land development and road construction in the greater Calgary area. People are the key to our success, and we are committed to building leaders in the construction industry. As a member of our team, you’ll be able to take advantage of continuous learning and growth opportunities while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.


About The Role

The Asphalt Plant Operator is responsible for efficiently operating an Aesco Madsen asphalt plant for highway paving, while overseeing overall operations of the plant.

As an Asphalt Plant Operator at SGC you will:

  • Operate and manage production of asphaltic material at plants.
  • Coordinate loading and producing tickets for asphalt crews.
  • Understand the various asphalt mixes used in operations.
  • Process outside sales of asphalt and communicate with the public.
  • Participate in all plant repairs as required.
  • Conduct Hazard Assessments/Tailgate meetings.
  • Be the point of initial contact and coordination for all plant emergencies.
  • Be responsible for the safe operations of the plant and personnel.
  • Ensure that equipment and operations meets OH&S and other legislative requirements.
  • Other related duties as required.

To Be Successful In The Role You Will Need:

  • Ability to operate Aesco Madsen asphalt plants
  • Experience operating plants for highway paving jobs
  • Valid driver’s license (Class 5)
  • Own transportation
  • Ability to be a leader and direct loader operators and ground workers
  • Ability to work outdoors, at heights and in confined spaces
  • Overtime as required; available for work every day of the week
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 lbs on a regular basis
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a high production, high pressure setting
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol policy, including testing requirements
  • Confined spaces, fall arrest, aerial work platform and forklift/telehandler tickets are an asset

What We Can Offer You:

With Standard General Calgary, you join a network of over 8,500 employees from coast-to-coast under Colas Canada Inc. That means numerous opportunities to network, learn and grow your career with Canada’s leading group of construction and maintenance professionals in the transportation infrastructure space.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.