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Quarry Superintendent - West Shore Area, PA

Location:  Mechanicsburg, PA, US, 17055
Company:  Pennsy Supply Inc


Job ID:  133600


Pennsy Supply, part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States.  Our operations span the nation from Montana to Texas and from Washington to Florida, with 17,500 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 states.



This position is responsible for the supervision of Aggregate Operations at a Quarry.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for own personal safety at all times as well as maintaining the highest standard of safety and quality in all aspects of the job. Be familiar with and follow Oldcastle’s 14 Fundamentals for Fatality Elimination.
  • General supervision of employees including timekeeping, performance management, weekly scheduling, management of time off requests, and assignment of duties.
  • Supervise entire operation including daily start-up of all plants and production throughout the day and night operation.
  • Overseeing of daily maintenance operations and/or daily shutdown periods.
  • Day-to-day planning, scheduling, and coordinating.
  • Communication with Area Manager on current conditions/situations.
  • Trouble-shooting of issues and problems that may occur.
  • Weekly scheduling of employees including management of time off requests.
  • Coordination of drilling and blasting schedules.
  • Understand and adhere to all Government Regulations.
  • Travel as necessary. Overnight and air travel may be required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Other Requirements

  • Current valid Driver’s License.



  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Able to work independently with attention to detail.
  • Able to follow direction and work effectively in a team environment.
  • Able to respond to stressful situations and customers in a professional, courteous manner.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize assignments to meet long-term and short-term deadlines.
  • Able to work various times during day, night or weekend hours, at various locations.


Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior supervisory experience helpful but not required.
  • 5 or more years of experience, knowledge and background of stone production and quality control and/or bachelor’s degree in conjunction with successful completion of company management program.


Language Skills  

  • Able to effectively communicate in verbal and written form to employees, management, executives, and customers.
  • Excellent phone etiquette, speaking voice, and professional appearance.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.


Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. 
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.


Reasoning Ability

  • Able to identify, define and resolve problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Able to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in mathematical, written or oral form.
  • Able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Able to interpret written and oral instructions, and to read, analyze, and interpret, operating & maintenance instructions or regulations.



  • Ability to handle stressful situations when dealing with quarry demand and scheduling.


Physical Demands

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • The employee is frequently required to talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 


Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat and/or cold. 
  • The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This job requires the use of hearing protection.


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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