Asphalt Plant Operator

Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
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Canada - Asphalt, Paving & Construction (A,P,C)

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 .



The duties of Asphalt Plant Operator include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Fully trained in the operations and capability of a running an Asphalt plant ideally Astec
  • Ability to run mixing operations on the plant in order to ensure material quality and compliance with specifications
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously, and deal effectively with people using a facilitative approach include scaling, ticketing and assist in asphalt orders
  • Required to understand general knowledge intermediate computer skills
  • Communicates and promotes safety, compliance and environmental requirements in alignment with Company standards
  • Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers by addressing issues, questions or concerns in a timely manner
  • Monitors operational effectiveness through analysis of Key Performance Indicators
  • Ensure consistent production to meet daily orders
  • May require considerable physical activity, must be capable of heavy lifting, bending and twisting
  • Responsible for completing daily checklist, journal and reports
  • Offloading hot asphalt oil
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Continuously communicating with plant operators, truckers, quality control and dispatch
  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
  • Creates an atmosphere of teamwork
  • Seek out and implement Best Practices






Safety and Environment

  • Adhere to all company safety and environmental practices and policies – training provided  



  • Operate and perform routine maintenance on heavy equipment and plants including keeping accurate and thorough records of plant performance and production


  • Minimum of 5 years of Asphalt operations/production-related experience.
  • Heavy machinery / equipment experience
  • Intermediate computer skills using Microsoft Office applications and Astec, Apex, SAP systems



  • All spills must be first contained and the proper authorities notified immediately thereafter (follow written procedure)
  • Monitor by daily completion of Plant check-list



  • Contribute toward the overall success of the safety program by following set rules procedures and practices
  • Identify and report workplace hazards and make positive suggestions for their elimination or control
  • Generally, perform duties in the safest manner prescribed
  • Required PPE must be worn at all times




  • This position will require weekend work and may include night shifts. The position often requires overtime and working in all types of climate


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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