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Date: Dec 4, 2018

City/State/Province: Watertown, NY, US, 13601

Company: Colas

The road to your future starts with Barrett Industries

Since 1854, Barrett Industries has been a leader in providing infrastructure solutions throughout the United States. Through our subsidiary companies, including Barrett Paving Materials Inc., 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. 

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. 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”


Position Overview

The Sales Representative is responsible for all sales activity related to hot mix asphalt (HMA) and construction aggregates with assigned accounts in the Watertown Market. This position will promote Barrett Paving Materials Inc. and its products and services in the commercial and municipal markets.




  • Develop strong customer relationships through in-person and phone contact, construction site visits and other traditional sales activities
  • Provide material quotes to customers and track within quoting and ordering software
  • Document customer and job related communication through detailed project notes, bidding activity reports and weekly journals
  • Forecast sales to assist in production planning
  • Assist credit department with collection of monies due from assigned accounts
  • Actively participate in asphalt and construction related professional associations
  • Other duties as assigned




  • 3-5 years sales or heavy highway construction experience
  • 4 Year College degree



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Familiarity with HMA and asphalt paving process
  • Ability to work with customers and employees at various levels
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (specifically Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Knowledge of quoting/ordering and Customer Resource Management software a plus


Physical Requirements:


  • Frequent car travel
  • Moderate amount of time spent in office environment
  • Regular visits to customer locations, asphalt plants and outdoor construction sites which may result in exposure to extreme weather conditions and loud noises



  • Will report directly to the Sales Manager or Regional Manager
  • Will work with Plants Manager, Estimator, Superintendants in regards to scheduling








Barrett Paving Materials Inc. 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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Barrett Paving Materials Inc. will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. For more information, please click here.

Nearest Major Market: Watertown

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