Terminal Supervisor- Entry Level Rotation Program (Opportunity available Nationally)

Subsidiary: Barrett Industries



Midland Asphalt Materials Inc. 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. Midland provides advanced pavement preservation solutions for our customers’ needs. We strive to provide the traveling public the safest roads while becoming the premier emulsion producer and pavement preservation construction company in the northeast. Midland’s mission has been to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. To learn more about Midland visit www.midlandasphalt.com/.  

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit www.colasusa.com

Midland, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit www.colas.com



Job Summary

Barrett Industries is currently looking for a Terminal Supervisor in its Entry Level Rotation Program. This exciting, new program will allow a participant to have experiences in Liquid Asphalt Plant Operations at multiple locations across the Northeast. After successfully completing 24-36 months of training and mentorship, a fixed position will be assigned. This is an Entry Level position with a minimum starting salary of $70,000. This program is designed to give participants a chance to learn the operations at each rotation. The rotation schedule is set to look like this: Midland Asphalt (NY and PA) 12 months; Strawser Construction (Ohio) 12 months. After completion of the first 24 months, participants will be placed according to business needs. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Work with the local Plant teams and learn to:
    • Operate a polymer modified asphalt and emulsion mill
    • Load and unload rail cars of liquid asphalt
    • Understand flow rates, pumps, and valves
    • Conduct general plant maintenance
  • Work with the local management team in the following areas:
    • Production Efficiencies
    • Inventory Management
    • Plant Maintenance and Projects
    • Capital Expenditure Projects
    • Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives
    • Learn the applicable software programs 
    • Environmental Regulations

In addition, the participant in this program will learn about the entire road construction business and how it relates to plant operations; including but not limited to:

  • Estimating/Bidding
  • Construction Operations
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • Safety
  • Finance
  • Leadership Skills

Experience and Qualifications

  • Recent college graduate or upcoming graduate in mechanical, industrial engineering or, a related field.
  • Must be able to have geographic mobility during the program between NYS, OH and PA (housing assistance will be provided as needed)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Effective math, verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient computer skills
  • High degree of drive and a willingness to learn
  • Must adhere to all safety regulations
  • Must be able to lift 65 pounds and climb stairs

Culture at Midland

  • Acknowledge and value diversity.
  • Collaborative, inclusive, and engaged environment.
  • Seek to hire for culture add.
  • Work-life balance is supported. 

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying

Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo