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Production Superintendent


Helena, MT, US, 59602

Company:  Helena Sand and Gravel


Job ID:  [[140889]]


Helena Sand & Gravel, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; 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 Description


Position Title:

Production Superintendent

Pipeline Level:

manager of others

Reports To:

Operations Manager

FLSA Status:


Direct Reports:



Materials / Helena Sand and Gravel

Prepared Date:


Requisition #:




We are creating a team of highly skilled people building long term relationships with our customers and communities. Integrity, superior quality and exceptional service will continue to be the foundation of our future.



The primary function of the Production Superintendent is to direct and coordinate activities leading to the quality production of company products including aggregates, asphalt and concrete. This position is considered a working hourly position and may require occasional equipment and plant operating along with labor.



  • Direct and coordinate, through subordinate personnel, activities concerned with production of aggregates, concrete and asphalt, utilizing knowledge of production technology, methods and procedures and capabilities of machinery and equipment.
  • Assure compliance with all regulatory mandates, company policies and procedures governing worker safety and plant operation.
  • Confer with management personnel to establish production and quality control  standards, develop budget and cost controls.
  • Plan and direct production activities and establish production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
  • Coordinate production activities with procurement, maintenance and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines and equipment.
  • Review and analyze production, quality control, maintenance and operational reports to determine causes of non conformity with product specifications and operating or production problems.
  • Develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate problems, improve product quality and assure the operational status of company plants does not affect production of material for customers.
  • Maintain and improve the appearance of company property and facilities.
  • Responsible for ensuring operating cost are within budgeted amounts.



Work for this position is assigned, reviewed and approved, on an as needed basis, by the Operations Manager.



  • This position directly supervises the crusher, wash plant, batch plant, hot plant, specified equipment operators, retail yard and precast.
  • Communicate with customers, dispatch and other company departments as required to assure the safe, accurate and timely delivery of company products and service.
  • Communicate with Management on any subordinate commendations, disciplinary actions, operational deficiencies, QC issues, productivity issues or unusual purchase requirements.
  • Schedule plant and equipment operator’s vacations and communicate unexcused absences and tardiness to Management. Prepare incident reports as appropriate.
  • Verify, review and approve daily timecards and production purchases. Ensure all timecards and invoices are forwarded to the office in a timely fashion.
  • Communicate accident/incident information to Management immediately. Verify completion of accident/incident reports and assist the MT Group Safety Manager with accident reports and investigations.
  • Review and analyze productivity reports for continual operational improvements. Conduct designated performance appraisals. Compile, verify and record accurate production, QC, purchasing, inventory, and best practice reports as necessary.
  • Reflect a professional appearance and attitude with all work related activities. Encourage professional attitudes and appearances with all subordinate employees. Maintain positive professional relationships with all customers and employees.



Decisions involving the above responsibilities are encountered on a day to day basis. The Production Superintendent is expected to rely on professional judgment to make decisions while working. Decisions regarding changes in company policy or major deviations in standard company operating procedures will require the approval of the Operations Manager or General Manager.



Education: High School Graduate

Experience: Five years supervisory experience with concrete, asphalt or aggregate operations.

Knowledge: Supervisory experience, crusher, wash plant, concrete and asphalt plant operations experience, , computer skills, regulations governing areas of responsibilities. Familiarity with, MSHA, ASTM, ACI, State and Federal procedures, practices and specifications as they relate to QC and production activities.

Future: Familiar with ACI Concrete Testing

Work Hours:  Hourly Position, position requires, on average, 50 hrs/wk, year round.





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


Helena Sand & Gravel is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Date Posted:  Mar 03, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Helena
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana

Job Segment: Construction, Equipment Operator, Procurement, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations