LafargeHolcim

Asphalt Plant Foreman

CA-BC-Vancouver
Requisition ID
2017-3759
# of Openings
1
Category
Other
Product Line
Canada - Asphalt, Paving & Construction (A,P,C)
Travel
5%

Why work for Lafarge?

Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes   personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you. Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at www.lafarge-na.com/careers.

 

Overview

The Plant Foreman oversees all operations of the asphalt plant to include the manufacturing of hot mix asphalt and the plant loadout process. Duties include maintaining inventory, materials, information systems, and plant equipment. This person should make recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations. This individual will need to be familiar with a variety of the field concepts, practices, and procedures of hot mix asphalt laydown. The plant foreman will need to be able to perform and/or oversee a variety of complicated tasks such as major maintenance and repair of the asphalt plant and related equipment.

Responsibilities

Operations:

  • Supervise and schedule a crew of 2-6 employees.
  • Communicate with customers, field crews, aggregate sales, quality control personnel, and vendors to facilitate a safe and efficient workplace.
  • Perform daily supervision of personnel and equipment.
  • Ensure a quality product is produced in a timely manner and with minimum waste.
  • Be knowledgeable of proper asphalt production.
  • Be knowledgeable of equipment associated with asphalt production and the maintenance of the equipment.
  • Keep daily cost records, quantities, and employee time records.

 

Health and Safety:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety and environmental policies in all work environment areas.
  • See Something, Do Something! Ensures safe working conditions throughout the site.
  • Ensure strict compliance with all health and safety rules and country regulations.
  • Conduct daily and weekly Safety meetings and inspections with crews.
  • Monitor SiteDocs (electronic safety platform) to ensure accountabilities are being completed.

Qualifications

Education: 

  • Minimum of high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Basic computer knowledge.

 

Work requirements: 

  • Must pass pre-employment physical and drug screening.
  • Must have strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures.
  • Must be willing and able to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary (remunerated accordingly).
  • Capable of multi-tasking and managing priorities.
  • Three or more years of asphalt plant operations experience is preferred, or equivalent leadership in a leadership role.

 

Competencies:

  • Listening
  • Composure
  • Approachability
  • Organizing
  • Patience
  • Perseverance

LafargeHolcim

Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.

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