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Job Title:  Manager, Plant- Aggregates

Site/Location:  Solms Plant
City/State: 

New Braunfels, TX, US, 78132

Date:  Aug 31, 2022
Job Description: 

General Summary

Supervises the overall employees, production, safety, and maintenance activities of the aggregate operations at the plant.

Principle Duties and Accountabilities

  • Exercises judgment as to trends and makes decisions based on various projections. 
  • Responsible for ensuring that schedules are met, and customer needs are responded to in a timely manner.  Sets up production schedules and examines various cost factors as overtime, repair, and maintenance, etc. 
  • Has the latitude to change operations to meet goals.  Uses a high level of judgment and direction. 
  • Helps formulate overall plant operating policies and procedures.  Interprets and executes company directives and policies and initiates programs in pursuit of company objectives. 
  • Authorizes the hiring, termination, promotion, or transfer of employees by considering subordinate recommendations. 
  • Plans and develops procedures, specifications, and cost estimates; analyzes and interprets operations, production, and equipment, maintains operating costs at lowest possible level.  Develops and monitors procedures and programs to increase product, improve working conditions and decrease operating costs to lowest possible level. 
  • Exercises close attention over employer-employee relations, employee morale and safety. 
  • Establish and lead site safety culture.
  • Assure full environmental permit compliance.
  • Position will require hands on approach to maintenance and production as manpower warrants.
  • Confers with Area Manager on operational needs, plant progress and formulation of plans and objectives.
  • Has financial responsibility for the operation.

Educational Skills and Experience

  • Successful completion of high school or GED certificate is required.
  • Associate Degree in Leadership, Supervision, Engineering or Construction related field preferred.  
  • 15-20 years of previous experience in aggregates/mining operations is required.
  • 15 years of supervisory skills are required, with 5 of those years as a Plant Manager required. 
  • 3-5 years of plant maintenance required.
  • Working knowledge of MSHA required.
  • Basic computer skills required. Requires knowledge of hand tools, mechanical aptitude, and operation of heavy equipment. 

Will demonstrate strong leadership qualities such as:

  • Ability to effectively communicate company vision, mission, and values and align functional goals and objectives accordingly.
  • Demonstrate communication skills that incorporate emotional maturity, active listening, clear verbal directions/instructions, collaboration, and team building delivered with professionalism and respect at all levels.
  • Operate with a commitment to serve others by subordinating personal interests to the needs of those being led.
  • Effectively demonstrate knowledge, integrity, character, experience, humility, wisdom, and discernment necessary to create trust and influence.

About Company

Capitol Aggregates a division of Zachry stands on a rich tradition of creativity, stability, innovation, and experience in the construction and building materials industry. Fully understanding that Capitol's employees are the heart of our success, we foster a dynamic work environment by providing development opportunities such as training, education, and career advancement. We believe people are our greatest asset and offer a variety of training and development opportunities to promote excellence and facilitate career advancement.

Capitol Aggregates offers an industry leading benefits package.

  • 401k
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • And many more

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.


Nearest Major Market: San Antonio