Introduction to components of asphalt, plant operations, sampling, aggregate proportioning, job mix formulas. Intended audience includes plant personnel that have an impact on quality of asphalt mix produced and Materials QA personnel. Class is suggested for loader operators, plant operators, and ground crew. Class is mandatory for any plant person that will perform sampling. Exam required for certification. Proficiency by Contractor's designated Mix Design person. This certification will be required by specification for sampling. Course is a prerequisite for Asphalt Plant Level II and may be taken consecutively with the Asphalt Plant.