Aggregate Plant Manager

Job Summary

The Aggregate Plant Manager works closely with front line supervisors and administrative personnel in overseeing the aggregate production plant, mining operations, material load-out, and overall site facilities. This position is responsible for overseeing off-road equipment, maximizing equipment utilization, ensuring customer quality requirements, and responding to emergencies.  This individual will ensure compliance with state and federal safety and environmental regulations and requirements, as well as company policies.


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.


$90,000 to $110,000  DOE


  • Plans and budgets operations
  • Responsible for mine planning, safety, environmental matters, cost control, production and maintenance
  • Works with Aggregates Manager in establishing and monitoring production plan; maintaining accurate cost and inventory control; calculating and analyzing productivity and material date
  • Understands the value of quality and ensures processes are in place to provide a quality product to our customers
  • Maintains duties related to MSHA regulations including accident investigation and reporting, safety meetings, training, etc.; actively engages with the employees to reinforce safe behaviors; ensures that safety, compliance and environmental requirements are followed
  • Oversees mobile equipment repair and maintenance
  • Documents production statistics and produces reports as required
  • Maintains working relationships with all departments to ensure work objectives are met
  • Develops plans to work towards improved performance and lower operating costs


Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering, Geology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or equivalent industry experience


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing an aggregate and/or asphalt Operations, including ancillary functions such as yard production
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrable experience in all aspects of crushing, screening, washing, and stockpiling to produce high-quality construction aggregates
  • Experience in hard rock drill and blast mining operations
  • Strong analytical, communication, organizational and leadership skills
  • Personnel management experience (i.e., hiring and selection, performance reviews, discipline, & legal compliance requirements)
  • Familiar with systematic engineering thought process and problem solving
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Familiarity with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations regarding mining operations including MSHA, OSHA, Cal OSHA, and SMARA


  • Experience in a vertically integrated construction materials organization
  • Experience with SAP Financial System

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.




Santa Maria, CA, US, 93456

Job Req ID:  11528
Job Type:  Salaried

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Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria

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