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Asphalt Plants Manager

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Date: Jan 31, 2019

City/State/Province: Williamsport, PA, US, 17701

Company: Colas


Asphalt Plants Manager


HRI, Inc., a leader in heavy civil construction since 1947, has an opening for an dynamic Asphalt Plants Manager at its Williamsport Location. We are looking for a highly skilled individual that has the competencies and experience to operate multi-unit facilities. Locations would include Milton, Williamsport, and the Bloomsburg area. HRI is part of a global construction leader, Colas, and is a great place to build a career!


The plants are located just miles outside of the Williamsport area. The city is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Central Pennsylvania and bordered by the The West Branch Susquehanna River. Williamsport is the birthplace of Little League Baseball. South Williamsport, a town nearby, is the headquarters of Little League Baseball and annually hosts the Little League World Series in late summer.


The asphalt plants operate to support our East Region, where we are a leader in highway construction. With a large assortment of paving equipment, experienced crews, the plants are strategically located within the region, HRI can pave any project.  Since we control quality throughout the production process, HRI can meet any specification in the industry.  


The Plant Manager is tasked with directing and managing all plant operations with overall responsibilities for safety, production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities. This position ensures compliance with all standards, policies, and regulations for safe, environmentally sound production of a quality product. The Asphalt Plants Manager will be responsible for manufacturing various asphalt products according to mix design and customer job site specifications. The position will oversee pre and post-shift inspections and all repairs on the plant.


Responsibilities are not limited to:

  • Manage and direct all operations of three asphalt plants
  • Demonstrate safety value
  • Demonstrate ethical values
  • Handle customer, vendor and employee relationships
  • Assess plant conditions
  • Budget maintenance and capital projects
  • Manage large projects
  • Establish budget and schedule
  • Execute and manage all budgets and expenses
  • Identify and implement best practices that are operational, scheduling, maintenance and training related
  • Foster employee development within direct reports. Establish training program to enhance labor skills and knowledge
  • Demonstrate problem solving through engineering mindset
  • Mechanical and electrical understanding or background, not necessarily asphalt plant related
  • Open to new technologies
  • Recognize value of new tools and technologies and they can help plant operations
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction
  • Work cross-functionally with safety, environmental, sales, QC, HR and other inter-company support departments to accomplish important business objectives
  • Managing of all plant inventory


Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering preferred
  • Must have a solid working knowledge of asphalt production and associated equipment, and an extensive understanding of operations and safety requirements for the equipment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read, interpret, and analyze data
  • Time management and organizational skills – able to complete work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Ability to work as part of a team to collaborate on projects
  • Strong math skills


HRI, 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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Nearest Major Market: Williamsport

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