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Thank you for your interest in a career with Rockydale Quarries Corporation. We are always looking for qualified individuals to join our team.

Rockydale Quarries is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:


Roanoke Quarry - Roanoke, VA

Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer, is seeking a Class B CDL Truck Driver for our Roanoke location:

Competitive wages and sign-on bonus for qualified applicants.

Candidate must be able to operate a tandem-rear axle truck that may have auxiliary or pony axle assembly for transporting construction materials.  May service and make normal operating adjustments to equipment, and other related duties including, but not limited to, pre-trips, logs, and operating a stock truck.

Requires a commercial driver’s license with proper endorsement to operate vehicle.  Must have at least a Class B endorsement.

Must have previous experience of at least two years with similar or same equipment machinery required. High school diploma or GED required. Must possess and be able to provide copy of clean driving record. No overnight travel – shifts may run from 6:30 a.m.  until 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., dependent upon projects, season of year, etc. 
 
Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer, is looking for an Electrician at our Roanoke, VA location.  Primary duties include, but are not limited to, installing and repairing wiring and fixtures, control equipment, planning new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, consistent execution of MSHA, DMME, and NEC electrical codes, preparing sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, following blueprints, repairing faulty equipment or systems, and other related duties. 

Classification as a Journeyman Electrician is required, with certification as a Master Electrician and/or prior working knowledge of automation and PLC’s a plus.  Travel and overnight stays may be required.  Previous experience working in a quarry or mine preferred.  Must be able to work overtime as required by job.  
High school diploma or GED, in addition to a clean driving record, is required.

Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer in Virginia, is seeking a Field Service Heavy Equipment Mechanic Apprentice for their Roanoke location.  This position will work under general supervision and with a highly skilled mechanic to learn the trade and skills to troubleshoot, adjust, weld, repair and maintain diesel and gasoline equipment.   Must have the ability to learn the skills necessary in order to be able to repair and maintain both off-road construction-type equipment and over-the-road vehicles, up to and including Class 8 trucks.  Will also learn to maintain protective guards and safety devices on equipment, along with performing preventative maintenance services.

Knowledge of DOT Motor Carrier Division Safety Rules and Regulations as they pertain to over-the-road-trucks is a plus, but not required.  Must be a safe, self-motivated individual willing to perform other related duties as required by job. 

Candidate must have the ability to work well with others, and be able to work outside in field conditions during all seasons.  Five (5) years of experience with similar or same equipment and/or machinery is required.  Less than five years of experience may be considered if vocational/technical school training in the required field has been completed successfully. High school diploma or GED is required.  Must be able to provide copy of clean driving record.  Some out-of-town travel may be required within our territory.


Staunton Quarry - Staunton, VA

Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer, is seeking a Quarry Stock Truck Driver at our Staunton location. Candidate must be able to operate heavy duty off-road earth or rock moving equipment such as, but not limited to, rigid frame or articulated haul units.   May service and make normal operating adjustments to equipment, and will be required to perform other duties relating to quarry production.

Must have at least one (1) year of previous experience with similar or same equipment machinery.  High school diploma or GED required.  Must possess clean driving record.

Competitive wages and sign-on bonus for qualified applicants.

Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer, is seeking a Drill Operator at our Staunton location. 
 
Applicant must be able to operate drilling machine to bore holes in various materials according to specifications; measure and mark patterns for drilling.  Strong knowledge and experience with regulating speed of drilling machine, flow of water (coolant), and drilling speed required. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, assisting with blasting operations, servicing and making normal operating adjustments to equipment, and other related production duties.

Previous experience of at least one (1) year or more of training or experience with similar or same equipment is required.  Must be able to travel to additional quarry sites, with some overnight stays required. High school diploma or GED required.  Must possess clean driving record. Competitive wages and sign-on bonus for qualified applicants.


Jacks Mountain Quarry - Glade Hill, VA

Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer, is looking for a Maintenance Crew Member at our Glade Hill, VA location. This individual performs any combination of the following duties: completes structures or structural framework; bolts and aligns steel members in position until they can be permanently riveted, bolted, or welded in place; cuts and welds steel members to make alterations using welding equipment; reads and interprets plans; and performs other duties related to process and mobile equipment.  Crane experience a plus.

Must have previous experience of at least one (1) year with similar or same equipment/machinery.  High school diploma or GED required.  Must be able to work overtime as required by job. Must possess the ability to work outside in all types of weather conditions during all seasons as all job tasks are performed outside.  

Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer, is looking for a Yard Loader Operator at its Glade Hill location.

The applicant must be able to proficiently operate a rubber tire loader in a fast paced environment that averages loading out 250+ on road trucks a day. Other job duties include pushing and maintaining stockpiles, maintaining roadways, berms, and parking areas, keeping bins filled, and assuring quality and accuracy of the loads. The operator must have a customer focused attitude and demonstrated ability in maintaining customer relationships. The operator must be able to perform daily inspections of equipment, including monitoring gauges for proper operating temperatures, oil, and air pressure, etc. The operator will be required to perform routine preventive maintenance on equipment such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning and refer defects or repairs to a supervisor. The loader operator may also be required to operate other equipment and participate in other quarry activities on an as needed basis.

The operator must be able to work in all types of weather conditions and in a mining environment.

Applicants must have two (2) years or more of proven experience with similar or same equipment machinery, and proven experience loading customer trucks. High school diploma or GED required.

Appomattox Quarry - Appomattox, VA

Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer in the State of Virginia, is seeking a General Manager for our Appomattox, Virginia location.  Headquartered in Roanoke and with eight locations throughout Virginia, Rockydale Quarries Corporation provides a wide variety of aggregatesagricultural products, and bio-mix soils to serve the needs of many industries, including construction, agricultural, and residential. Since 1932, Rockydale Quarries has been serving Virginia and the Carolina’s with quality, excellence, and value.

The General Manager will manage and direct all site operations with a focus on safety, customer service, overall continuous improvement, maintenance, production, quality control, and community relations. This position is responsible for upholding compliance in state and federal regulations. Candidates with at least 5 years of experience in the mining or related industry are preferred.

ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Drive a culture of safety, promote a safe work environment, ensuring safety compliance with all local, state, and federal safety environmental laws.
    • Promote a focus on our customers’ needs and anticipate and respond to changes in their demands.
    • Develop and manage annual budgets, track and analyze KPI’s, and overall P&L activity.
    • Continual evaluation and improvement of operational and cost efficiency with direct production  efforts.
    •  Ability to understand and work with Quality Control to maximize product specifications and  minimize waste by ensuring quality control  standards are met and company quality programs are  followed.
    •  Troubleshoot and resolve operational, manufacturing, & maintenance problems to ensure minimum  costs and prevent operational delays.
    •  Ensure company policies and guidelines are followed to ensure compliance with local, state, &  federal regulations.
    •  Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, employees, and managers.
    •  Maintain company assets in good operational condition & recommend capital replacement where  warranted.
    •  Drive and instill a culture of continuous improvement.

Background & Experience Requirements: Candidates should have a BS in Mining Engineering or equivalent experience. Five years of production and/or supervisory experience in a mining operation is preferred. Aggregate experience is ideal.

Other Requirements:

    • A working knowledge of aggregate production and related equipment, as well as an extensive understanding of operations & safety requirements for all applicable machinery and equipment.
    • Must be able to analyze options by possessing strong leadership and decision-making skills, thereby making the best decision for the business.
    • Knowledge of state & federal employment, safety, and environmental laws required.
    • Must possess or be able to obtain Virginia DMME and VDOT certifications.
    • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively and efficiently in oral and written form.
    • Be proficient in the use of standard MS office programs.

Must have experience in creating and maintaining capital and operating budgets Must be willing to relocate to Appomattox or within close proximity to quarry.

This position reports directly to the Area Manager with a base pay range between $70,000 - $80,000, plus an annual incentive bonus program

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance, 401k/Profit Sharing fund, a company vehicle, and other competitive benefits.


  
Qualified applicants must have high school diploma or GED.  
Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job.
Clean driving record required. 

If you are interested in applying for a position with Rockydale Quarries, please download and complete the Employment Application. Please complete this application in its entirety, including an authorized signature. Once completed, the application (and resumes) may be submitted via email to quarry.careers@gmail.com, mail, or you may apply in person at the hiring quarry location.  (no phone calls)
  
In addition to offering competitive wages, Rockydale Quarries also offers its employees a comprehensive benefit package that includes:
    • Health Insurance
    • Health Savings Account (HSA)
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Paid-Time Off (PTO)
    • Company Paid Holidays
    • 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plan
    • Annual Incentive Bonus Plan
    • Safety Bonus Plan
We appreciate your interest in Rockydale Quarries Corporation!