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Lehigh Hanson Area Maintenance Manager - Sand & Gravel - Texas & Arkansas in Houston, Texas

AutoReqId: 9994BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Houston-TX

Job Posting:


We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.


Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Area Maintenance Manager based in Houston, TX to support locations across Texas and Arkansas.

The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for supporting approximately 10 quarrying/processing sites with equipment operations, process equipment fabrication and installation and heavy maintenance. This position reports directly to the Area Operations Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, coordinating the workforce and actually performing maintenance related tasks related to aggregate production, stripping of overburden, restocking material and equipment maintenance.

They will implement a “Leading with Safety” culture that exceeds regulatory and company compliance, while maintaining a clean and safe working environment at the facility, and during work projects/assignments.

The Area Maintenance Manager opportunity is perfect for the professional who is looking to demonstrate their skill as a dynamic Aggregates leader.

  • Responsible for collaborating with local management to complete repair and plant improvement projects.

  • Evaluates all equipment and complete maintenance requisitions, and issues purchase orders for necessary equipment and supplies.

  • Review the work to be performed and determine the best way to accomplish the work.

  • Follow-up and communicates schedule to all resources: maintenance, production and contractors.

  • Plan, oversee, promote and schedule the day-to-day maintenance and repair of plant and other projects. Review progress utilizing accurate metrics and recommend changes to achieve completion of projects as scheduled, while ensuring fabrication, construction, and repairs meet quality standards.

  • Ensures management is aware of trends and operational issues in a timely manner and is responsible for communicating areas of focus.

  • Must be comfortable working cross-functionally with all levels of Management within, and outside the plant/facility.

  • Calculate labor, material, maintenance and downtime savings to quantify improvement ideas, and assure reporting is accurate.

  • Monitor projects to ensure that each improvement area is successful.

  • Monitor daily meetings/communications to ensure active participation of all employees that are assigned to specific projects, and conduct weekly tailgate safety meetings with team members.

  • This position requires significant travel across Texas and Arkansas.


  • 5 Years of Supervisory experience required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or business discipline, or equivalent aggregate industry experience.

  • Proven strong leadership, creativity and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to lead and focus cross-functional teams, often under conditions of uncertainty, to increase reliability of equipment.

  • Must have a high degree of self-motivation.

  • Experience in design, welding and fabrication of large structures or other aggregates industry repair/ maintenance experience.

  • Willingness to travel within region.

  • Must be detailed oriented.

  • Proficient with window based PC software programs.

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and interact as a team member.


At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.

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