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Asphalt Plant Laborer

Company: COLAS
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Subsidiary: Barrett Industries

Founded in 1854, Barrett Industries is a construction industry leader operating primarily in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Through our subsidiary companies, we serve everyone from small contractors to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Barrett Industries Corporation is an infrastructure construction holding company with a vertically integrated value chain including quarries, sand and gravel operations, asphalt cement storage terminals, hot mix asphalt plants, trucking, asphalt emulsions, asphalt paving, pavement preservation, and infrastructure construction.

Barrett's mission is to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. Barrett Industries is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Our company provides competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee.


Main Responsibilities

Asphalt Plant Laborer - (Groundman)

Job Description Summary

The selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with other co-workers and managers.

* Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
* Properly follow all company policies and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
* Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project.
* Maintain grounds (grass weeds, fences, gate areas and rails/rail ties).
* Operate and maintain various vehicles, machinery and other equipment used at the site.
* Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies.
* Responsible for upkeep of tools and work area.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Requirements

The ideal candidate will:

* Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
* Pass a pre-employment "Fit for Work" physical.
* Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document.
* Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.
* Report to work at the designated start time.
* Be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
* Be able to work overtime when required.
* Be willing to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold.
* Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
* Must have valid driver's license and meet the qualifications of the fleet safety program.
* Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
* Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and / or MSHA.
* Be at least age 18 years of age due to nature of working environment.


* Minimum high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
* Previous related experience in asphalt manufacturing, concrete manufacturing or the construction field is preferred



Colas Inc.and its subsidaries (Including Barrett Industries) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document. If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to

Nearest Major Market: Syracuse

Keywords: COLAS, Syracuse , Asphalt Plant Laborer, Professions , Syracuse, New York

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