North Salt Lake, UT

Idaho Asphalt Supply, Inc. is a leading asphalt supplier and marketer in the Inland Northwest and Pacific Northwest Regions. With plants in Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Oregon, California, and Arizona, IAS supplies a diverse product line of asphalts, polymer-modified asphalt, and asphalt emulsions to the road maintenance and construction industry. IAS is looking for an energized and flexible self-starter to fill a full-time opening for an Engineer, based out of North Salt Lake, Ut area (flexible), reporting to the VP of Operations.The Engineer will lead, direct, and execute projects, improvements, & process issues for Idaho Asphalt & subsidiaries. The role will:

  • Provide leadership, oversight, and execute improvement & expansion projects.
  • Direct & execute process control and automation improvements.
  • Providing ingenuity in using broad concepts of chemical engineering and applying them to address specific operational improvements.
  • A leading from the front attitude, willing to do any job that needs to be done.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify, develop, prioritize, and implement process improvements across all our facilities.
  • Design new process and facilities as needed (green- & brownfield).
  • Develop and implement process automation and controls to improve product quality & throughput.
  • Support production operations with technical leadership & root cause troubleshooting.
  • Develop and maintain process flow diagrams, piping & instrumentation diagrams, controls narratives, & plan views.
  • Perform necessary calculations for development of mass & energy balances and heat transfer models.
  • Identify, evaluate, & implement process instrumentation.
  • Develop and maintain SOPs & batch sheets as needed.
  • Business travel to all sites is required. Travel may be 30-50%. Scheduling of travel is flexible and on an as needed basis.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering degree strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive responsibility in engineering or manufacturing. Strong preference to engineering experience within a chemical manufacturing/processing environment or equivalent.
  • Asphalt OR Chemical plant experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with industry standards such as OSHA, NFPA, ANSI, & APA is desirable.
  • Process engineering
  • Project engineering
  • Basic unit operation chemical engineering calculations
  • Root cause analysis
  • Project management & execution skills
  • Intermediate skill level (or better) in data analysis
  • Strong computer skills

Preferred Qualifications and Other Skills:

  • PE license
  • Process controls experience
  • Mechanical & electrical aptitude
  • Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing certification
  • Formal leadership and management training
  • Intermediate skill (or better) with AutoCad, Excel

Key Competencies:
Drive for Results

  • Bias for action and getting things done
  • Taking calculated risks
  • Drive for improve

Embraces and Drives Change

  • Demonstrates energy for effective implementation of change
  • Sees What is Possible
  • Takes Responsible Risk
  • Owns & Sustains the Change


  • Develops and leverages cooperative relationships
  • Willingly shares information/resources and assists others
  • Contributes constructively to the team decision making process
  • Supports the team decision with comments/actions outside the team
  • Fosters development by giving feedback, coaching, and mentoring

Note: IAS reserves the right to add, remove or change duties of the job at any time, and will notify the incumbent in case of a change.

The success of Idaho Asphalt Supply is built by a dedicated team of professionals who excel in their roles and, in turn, we are seeking the best in class talent: professionals, scientists, engineers, advanced thinkers, and people who thrive on growth and collaboration to co-create the future of Idaho Asphalt.

Idaho Asphalt Supply is considered a Critical/Essential Business as part of “Essential Critical Infrastructure" per Department of Homeland Security Guidelines.

To be the BEST, we must employ the BEST. We offer a competitive total rewards package, an innovative, dynamic, and fast-paced learning culture, and research environment.

Founded in 1976, our company is now a third-generation family business supplying materials to the highway construction industry. Our company is FIRST CHOICE in the industry due to our relentless pursuit of continuous improvement of the products and services we provide to our customers.

Idaho Asphalt Supply, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $74,000.00 per year

Experience level:

  • 10 years


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Travel requirement:

  • Up to 50% travel

Work Location: In person

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