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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:

  • Quarry Utility Worker - Roanoke Quarry - Roanoke, VA

Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer, is looking for a Utility worker for its Roanoke, Virginia location. 

Must possess the ability to operate skid loaders and other pieces of heavy equipment; be able to operate cutting torch and welder; and know basic functions of various types of heavy equipment.  Must be able to multi-task and be mechanically inclined.

Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions and in a mining environment.  Overtime may be required based on production needs.

Must have at least one year or more of training or proven experience with similar or same equipment machinery, and have basic knowledge of equipment mechanics. High school diploma or GED required.

  • Drill Operator - Staunton Quarry - Staunton, VA
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.
  • Heavy Equipment Operator - Roanoke Quarry - Roanoke, VA
Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer, is looking for a full-time Heavy Equipment Operator at its Roanoke location. 

Must be able to operate various pieces of quarry equipment including, but not limited to, excavators, loaders, dozer, and haul trucks. Must be able to fulfill all of the following requirements: cut, fill, and maintain grade with a dozer with no supervision, operate a motor grader to blade and maintain roadways, use an excavator to scale high walls and load trucks, and operate a front-end loader to load trucks. Ability to perform daily inspection of vehicle, including monitoring gauges for proper operating temperatures, oil, and air pressure, etc., required. Will be required to perform routine preventive maintenance on equipment such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning and refer defects or repairs to supervisor. Participates in plant clean-up and minor plant maintenance as needed. May be required to operate stationary plant equipment as necessary. 

Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions and in a mining environment.

Must have two (2) years or more of training or proven experience with similar or same equipment machinery, and have basic knowledge of equipment mechanics. High school diploma or GED required.

The standard work hours for this job are Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. with overtime as needed.
  • Electrician - Roanoke Quarry - Roanoke, VA
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.

  • Field Service Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Apprentice - Roanoke Quarry - Roanoke, VA
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.

  • Plant Manager - Appomattox Quarry - Appomattox, VA
Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer, is seeking a Plant Manager for our Appomattox, Virginia location.  Responsibilities include creation and implementation of facilities budget, managing all aspects of the facility including, but not limited to, production processes, inventory control, quality control, safety and environmental compliance, and mine development with P&L accountability.

Previous experience of at least 10 years of aggregate industry experience required.  Must have excellent computer skills, along with the ability to analyze financial reports for operation cost-saving measures and process improvements.  Effective communication skills, a well-developed business understanding, strong analytical and creative thinking abilities, and the ability to influence others are essential competencies for this position.  Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.
B.S. or B.A. degree required, with a Mine Engineering background or related field preferred.

  • Heavy Equipment Operator -  Jacks Mountain Quarry - Glade Hill, VA

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

Must be able to operate various pieces of quarry equipment including, but not limited to, excavators, loaders, dozer, and haul trucks. Ability to perform daily inspection of vehicle, including monitoring gauges for proper operating temperatures, oil, and air pressure, etc., required. Will be required to perform routine preventive maintenance on equipment such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning and refer defects or repairs to supervisor. Participates in plant clean-up and minor plant maintenance as needed. May be required to operate other equipment as necessary.

Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions and in a mining environment.

Must have two (2) years or more of training or proven experience with similar or same equipment machinery, and have basic knowledge of equipment mechanics. High school diploma or GED required.

  • CDL Truck Driver - Jacks Mountain Quarry - Glade Hill, VA

Rockydale Quarries Corporation, an established aggregate producer, is seeking a CDL Truck Driver at our Glade Hill (Jack’s Mountain) location in Franklin County.  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.

Previous experience of at least one (1) year 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.

  • CDL Truck Drivers - Class B - 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.  


  
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!