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Concrete Superintendent

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Date: Dec 4, 2018

City/State/Province: Ogdensburg, NY, US, 13669

Company: Colas

The road to your future starts with Upstone Materials

Since 1854, Barrett Industries has been a leader in providing infrastructure solutions throughout the United States. Through our subsidiary companies, including Upstone Materials, we serve everyone from small contractors to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Barrett Industries Corporation is an infrastructure construction holding company with a vertically integrated value chain including quarries, sand and gravel operations, asphalt cement storage terminals, hot mix asphalt plants, trucking, asphalt emulsions, asphalt paving, and pavement preservation. 

Upstone Materials upholds the highest standards of Safety, Environmental Stewardship, and Ethical Conduct. We provide advanced solutions for our customer’s needs while having a positive impact on our local communities, generating sustainable growth, and long-term value for our shareholders. Our mission is to strengthen and grow our infrastructure products and services by empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. We operate through various companies in the Northeast and the Midwest.  We are strong, stable, and growing.  

“We Build the Roads You Travel”


The Concrete Superintendent supervises employees directly related in the manufacturing and distribution of Ready Mix Concrete for all western plants - Malone, Massena, Potsdam, and Ogdensburg.



  • Develops production plans in advance with the Plants Manager and Sales Department, taking into account customer requirements with respect to tonnage, specs of produc,t and shipping schedule; reviewing budgeted costs and manpower requirements to meet production plans.  
  • Assumes responsibility for meeting requirements of the approved production plan at the minimum cost and consistent with good operating practice.
  • Analyzes results of plant operations to pinpoint the variances from plans.
  • Ensures all Ready Mix trucks at various locations are used in the most efficient manner possible.
  • Keeps operating expenses within budget allowance while conducting a continuous cost reduction program and being alert for other improvements in plant operation.
  • Administers safety program.  Analyzes hazards, correct same, train personnel in safe procedures and formulates and enforces safety procedures.
  • Requests necessary personnel to staff the plant for the forecast level of operations.  Assigns tasks, trains, and checks progress of personnel, frequently keeping them advised of their progress.  Counsels employees on their growth potential and recommend for promotion qualified employees performing their duties in an outstanding manner.
  • Assumes responsibility for training a qualified person to fill in or replace Plant Superintendent whenever necessary.
  • Maintains properties in good condition and appearance.   Carries out approved plans for plant rehabilitation and beautification.
  • Consults directly with Plants Manager regarding required maintenance items and replacements.
  • Arranges for necessary parts and services, issuing special order PO numbers.  
  • Submits recommendations to the Plants Manager covering capital improvements, additions and replacements of plant and fleet equipment.  
  • Directs the use of standard accounting procedures in JDE and other forms to ensure the routine reporting of data relating to production, sales, inventories, costs, etc. as required. 
  •  Assists Plant and Regional Manager in developing operating budgets.
  • Deals with customers and employees in a courteous, friendly, and honest manner.  Makes every effort to follow this policy and to influence the employees working under his direction to do likewise.
  • Ensures that the plant, equipment and site are kept in compliance with all EPA and environmental regulations.



  • High school diploma or GED
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in manufacturing, concrete manufacturing preferred
  • 2+ years of supervision
  • Supervision within a Union environment
  • Ability to travel within georgraphical responsibility
  • Ability to travel outside of geographical responsibilty for trainings/seminars/conferences



  • Sound leadership and motivational skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Computer skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work with confidential information


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds from the ground to the waist
  • Ability to sit or stand for hours at a time
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, reach, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl

Upstone Materials is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.  This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here.  For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Nearest Major Market: Massena

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