Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us. We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.
Plans, coordinates and supervises all quarry operations to meet plant production needs. Uses independent judgement to analyze and solve problems and determine proper procedures. Works under general supervision with specified standard practices and objectives. Refers to supervisor only when in serious doubt as to the proper procedure for a specified action. Exercised supervision over approximately 25 quarry employees, which includes a quarry supervisor and a truck garage supervisor.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Plans and coordinates quarry and mobile mechanic shop operations
Establishes, assigns and communicates job responsibilities
Supervises and evaluates job performance according to specified objectives
Conducts meetings as needed to discuss and coordinate quarry and mobile equipment operations
Performs troubleshooting to prevent problems with equipment or operations
Maintains specified records on employees and jobs completed
Prepares reports as requested by plant management regarding the daily operations of the quarry
Ensures compliance to safety standards and regulations by participating in safety meetings and work area inspections
Handles safety problems and employee relation problems as they arise
Strategically plans short- and long-term goals for quarry operations to meet the anticipated production levels
Maintains awareness of current industry trends and practices by reading trade journals and industry magazines
Assists with the preparation of annual budgets and specifications on purchased equipment. Coordinates purchased material with plant needs.
Maintains environmental records
Maintains the mining plan and ensures it is followed
Required Minimum Qualifications
Familiar with MSHA/OSHA regulations, safe work practices and hazard recognition
Familiar with basic air, water and waste regulations
Experience with in establishing a drilling and sampling program for production and long term mining a plus
Knowledge of departmental budgeting and forecasting
Knowledge of workplace rules and regulations enforcement
Ability to interpret geological and chemical data for development of a mining plan
Familiar with quarry processing equipment such as crushers, belt conveyors, dust collectors etc. along with an understanding of the mechanical and electrical principals to safely operate that equipment
Familiar with mobile fleet operating practices and maintenance on front end loaders, haul trucks, bulldozers, graders, water trucks, etc.
Familiar with preventative maintenance, proactive maintenance and reliability centered maintenance principles and practices
Familiar with surveying principles and practices
Work requires walking over rough, uneven and rocky surfaces, bending and climbing ladders
Bachelors of Science degree preferred with emphasis in mining, civil engineering or geology.
Other bachelors degree with requisite experience in the mining, geology or aggregate production.
Five or more years of working in mining/quarrying operations with managerial and front line supervisory experience.
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!
Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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