General Laborer, Asphalt

BUSINESS: Boxley Materials Company
LOCATION: Salem, Virginia
CLASSIFICATION: F/T Non-Exempt (Overtime Eligible)
REPORTS TO: Superintendent / Operations Manager

Our General Laborer staff are critical in getting our asphalt jobs done. We’re seeking reliable team members looking to get their foot in the door in a growing company. These positions are full-time, seasonal positions with 9+ months of consistent work per year. Overtime can and will be required during peak season (April – November). This position is many responsible for labor intensive activities to include, but not limit to: picking, shoveling, hand or vibro-plate compacting, operating various tools, etc. 


The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Physical ability to perform work required, safely, in a construction environment.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Learn assigned tasks, ask questions, and recognize safety concerns.
  • Provide superior service to customers and team members.
  • Drive pilot vehicles at times.
  • Understand and comply with all Federal, State and Company policies.
  • Additional duties assigned by leadership.

  • Lift up to 50lbs regularly
  • Sit or Stand for long periods of time stationary positioning for extended periods of time
  • Frequent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, and/or kneeling
  • Bending, stretching, climbing, and crawling at times
  • Vision requirements include distance, close, depth, and color discrimination.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to operate construction equipment as trained and assigned.
  • Previous experience in the asphalt industry, a plus.
  • Ability to uphold a valid driver’s license and meet company standards, preferred.  
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend the English language.
  • Willingness to work closely as a team to get the job done.
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime, to include nights and weekends during peak months.
  • Meet and maintain company background and motor vehicle record standards.
  • Complete and pass a pre-employment Fit for Duty based physical.

Boxley is a Summit Materials company.

Summit Materials East Region
Summit Materials (NYSE: SUM) is a publicly traded construction materials company that supplies aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, & asphalt paving mix in the United States & western Canada.
Summit Materials has completed more than 70 acquisitions since its founding & continues to pursue growth opportunities in new & existing markets. We are committed to creating value, providing access to growth capital, implementing best practices, & offering a safe place to work, while striving to exceed our environmental & social responsibilities.


This is a non-management position
This is a full-time, non-exempt position

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