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Plant Manager Aggregates in Reno, NV at Roberts Companies

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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Job Description


This position is located in Nevada, 30 miles east of Reno, NV. It is a direct hire position with full benefits.

It has become available because of a retirement.

 Job summary:

Managing daily operation of sand mine; including supervision of salaried supervisor(s) and hourly employees.  Responsible for  budgeting; mine planning; permitting; working as member of plant management team to achieve operational goals and objectives; managing contracts and contractors; and community relations.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Achieve and/or maintain Zero4Life

  • Utilize VFL program and support the SIC and SBO programs

  • Promote a healthy work force

  • Track cost and maintain costs in the sand mine operation.

  • Develop and maintain a safe and environmentally compliant operation with the assistance of the Safety and Environmental Representatives.

  • Develop new operational methods to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency.

  • Interface with Corporate Mine Planning staff as well as local QC staff to develop the short term and long - term mining plan. 

  • Direct production to meet production goals.

  • Minimize overtime used, schedule vacations, etc.

  • Maintain equipment with assistance of maintenance personnel through coordination and scheduling.

  • Maintain purchasing of regular materials for the operation and work with Procurement to purchase routine materials.

  • Maintains operational compliance with zoning and related permits

  • Develop annual budget for the operation.

  • Responsible for meeting all MSHA and local safety requirements as well as maintaining environmental issues at this sensitively located operation.

  • Be a Company Representative with the local community and interface with them.

  • Understand basic financial reporting related to aggregate operations

  • Utilize Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to help guide production and identify areas for improvement

  • Coordinate with sales to plan for future inventory requirements

  • Adhere to all company, MSHA, and OSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds 

  • Meet or exceed company safety standards 

  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in Mining, Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering preferred but experience can be substituted for degree

  • 3 Years of mine supervision experience required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills 

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) experience required

  • AutoCAD experience a plus with desire and ability to learn more detailed mining software (Surpac Quarry)

  • Ability to work in an outdoor environment with some physical labor at times

  • A Self-motivated Team player with a focus on mission accomplishment

Working conditions:

  • Capable to work extended hours as needed

  • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as needed 

Physical requirements:

  • Requires stationary position, traverse, move, transport, and the ability to significant degree to operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position

  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently.   Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors  


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