Job Information

Lehigh Hanson HMA Plant Operator in Eighty Four, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 14571BR

Line Of Business: HMA (Hot Mix Asphalt)

Department: Production

Primary Location: Eighty Four-PA

Pay Class: Salaried Non-Exempt

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The HMA Plant Operator role is based in Eighty-Four / Washington, PA and reports directly to the Plant Manager.  


Are you looking for a long term position with a stable company? Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified HMA Plant Operator. This position is responsible for meeting daily production schedules at our Hot Mix Asphalt plant. Additionally, incumbents may at times be required to operate plant equipment such as dump trucks and skid steers while also performing clerical work and other peripheral duties as required. The ability to work at multiple locations is a must for this position.

  • Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures

  • Meet daily production goals by understanding and performing all aspects of plant operations

  • Perform general plant maintenance and repairs

  • Conduct routine plant maintenance including greasing, checking oil levels, and shoveling under conveyors and spillage areas

  • Operate equipment including skid loaders, plant truck, bin or water truck

  • Communicate current job information with contractors and drivers

  • Maintain plant files/records and cash flow

  • Distribute tickets to customers


  • Basic computer skills

  • Solid mechanical skills to perform general maintenance

  • Ability to operate plant equipment

  • General knowledge of hot mix asphalt business and operation

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Willing to work overtime, Saturdays and night shift

  • Ability to learn basic welding and torch operation

  • Solid understanding of government regulations and demonstrated ability to impact safe working practices

  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment


  • Secure, long-term employment

  • Competitive wage and benefits package

  • Training and development

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • OT available

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled