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Asphalt Plant Coordinator - United Companies - Grand Junction, CO at Oldcastle SW Group, Inc in Grand Junction, Colorado

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job ID: 478755

United Companies, is a CRH Company. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees. We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services. We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.

Position Overview

This is a skilled position requiring the individual to effectively schedule and order materials to meet our customers needs. This position will work with both internal and external customers. This position requires speaking with customers on the phone, making good customer relations skills essential and requires a basic knowledge of the construction industry. This position will coordinate the ordering of consumables for United Companies asphalt plants. This position will track and report one orders, demand and material supply.

Wage: $22 - $26 dependant on experience

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Build Production schedule for the commercial plant (not the portables)

    • Place calls, received call, email and texts from external asphalt customer

    • Check in with CDOT Maintenance, Cities and Counties.

      • Too often they just show up out of nowhere.

      • Close out conversation to take what you order, unless we can sell it to others

    • Communicate with internal customer (i.e., construction)

    • Track volumes of larger commercial project

    • Daily or weekly reporting of to-go tons

  • Prism Champion and Trainer

    • Ensure Mix Designs are loaded ahead of production

    • Reconcile production daily

  • JWS Champion and Trainer

    • Ensure Customer(s), Job(s) and Mix(s) are loaded ahead of production

    • Train new employees on the system

    • Ensure that tickets are uploaded into OnBase daily
      • In sequential order

  • Daily Consumables ordering

    • Asphalt

    • Lime

    • Liquid Additive

    • RFO

    • Track order to actual delivered consumables

  • Collect Bills of Lading for the consumables that were order prior day
    • Ensure Bills of Ladings are emailed to accounting

  • Participate & Coordinate Asphalt Production Calls
    • Monday thru Thursday

  • Track Hours & Attendance

    • Ensure equipment hours are reported correctly

    • Ensure that employees are not missed

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.

  • Knowledge of the concrete and construction industry preferred.

  • Two (2) years experience with order taking and asphalt product knowledge preferred.

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.

  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Report to the office dressed appropriately according to company policy ready to work at the designated start time.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Must be willing to work off hours, nights, weekends and occasionally holidays when necessary

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • Working knowledge of QuickBase and Microsoft suite of tools including Excel, Word and Outlook preferred. Must be able to use the internet effectively.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiple and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration, percent, land to draw and interpret bar graphs

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Willingness and ability to work in and adapt to changes in circumstances, tasks, customer needs and other conditions that may affect their daily responsibilities.

  • Ability to cope well in stressful environments and communicate professionally. Must have excellent customer service skills.

  • Willingness to work independently within a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to needs.

  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed; able to consistently work independently.

  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job .

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to finder, handle, or feel. The employee must ocassionally lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. Specifit vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance svision, color vision, prepheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

  • The environment is typical of an office setting.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

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 official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

United Companies, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link .

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