OldCastle Asphalt Plant Operator - Inland Asphalt in Capital District, New York

Job ID: [[116406]]

Inland Asphalt Co., a member of the Oldcastle Materials Northwest Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion. We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies. For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services. We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.

Position Overview

Coordinates all asphalt production. Worker is responsible for general maintenance and cleanliness of all plant operations.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Maintain asphalt plant operations to ensure timely production of asphalt.

  • Verify specified asphalt mix and enter correct mix design into computer. Monitor gauges, dials and operation of machinery to ensure conformance to processing specifications.

  • Coordinate production and loading of all asphalt leaving the plant.

  • Communicate and receive directions from dispatch, drivers, operators and customers via radio or phone.

  • Service and grease plant parts, i.e. change belts, grease bearings, and maintain cleanliness of the plant.

  • Order and maintain inventory of plant parts, grease, asphalt oil, etc.

  • Direct general operations of loader operator, laborer and scale operator.

  • Routinely assist other members of the work force in different areas of production.


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.

  • Previous asphalt plant operator experience highly preferred.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance, attendance and punctuality.

  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision.

  • Demonstrates the willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays.

  • Demonstrates the willingness to learn and work a variety of job tasks.

  • Demonstrates excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Must be a current member or able to join Operating Engineers Local 370.

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 ass 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 Oldcastle Offers You

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

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle 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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

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Inland Asphalt Co. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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