American Materials Company – Truck Shop Mechanic
Location: Sumter, SC ***Must reside in reasonable distance to Truck Shop ( Rosehill / Sumter) | Report to: Operations Manager | Classification: Full-Time / Non-Exempt

American Materials Company (AMC) was formed in 1999 and has grown into a leading aggregates supplier in the Carolinas, and proudly operating as a subsidiary of Summit Materials now since 2016. As we’ve grown, hauling of aggregates has become an integral part of our services in the Carolinas. Our operations are strategically located to serve the demanding needs of our customer base. We believe our employees are the key to our success, therefore, we build strong teams based on safe and honorable work practices. AMC is dedicated to achieving the highest level of excellence in the areas of safety, quality, service, delivery, and cost. Every person at AMC plays a valuable role in achieving helps this mission. 

Our values of Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, and Inclusivity define our actions and priorities. 
Our goal is to ensure that our employees go home safely each day, because they are our most valuable asset.? 
As a valued team member, you will have opportunities to build a fulfilling career within Boxley Materials and Summit.   

It is our belief as part of the Summit family that we hire and retain the best people. We work safely, build long-term relationships inside and outside the company, and reward outstanding contributions. Our commitment is to involve our employees in the decision-making process, while proactively coming together to support and actively participate in the communities in which we live, work and play.

Our goal is for all employees to be safe, aligned with our values and have fulfilling careers. 
We provide competitive benefits and compensation, to include:
  • Weekly Pay
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance / AD&D
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program access (EAP)
  • 401(k) with company-matched contribution
  • HSA and FSA’s for health and dependent care
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) program
  • Growth & Development Opportunities
  • Safety Bonus paid quarterly

American Materials is searching for an experienced, mechanically inclined, safety-oriented Truck Shop Mechanic to support the South Carolina truck shop. This position is responsible for heavy duty diesel engine repairs, maintenance, manual transmission upkeep, electronic engine controls, and general electric and hydraulic systems troubleshooting and repair.

  • Make repairs necessary in the field and to perform preventative maintenance practices necessary to increase service life of equipment.
  • Repair and troubleshoot major components such as engines, transmissions, and differentials, to include replacing complete assemblies, turbochargers, fuel system components, and more.
  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments to include handheld computers, motor analyzers, pressure gauges, and multi-meters.
  • Adjust and replace brakes, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Ensure compliance with all company Safety Practices & Procedures.
  • Additional duties assigned by leadership.

  • Requires specific types of vision to include close, distance, peripheral, depth and ability to adjust focus.
  • Respond quickly to hazards of safety concerns.
  • Work outside daily/year-round, as needed.
  • Sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 50-100lbs with or without assistance
  • Occasional kneeling, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching, and squatting

  • Must have the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Must be committed to providing and promoting a safe work environment.
  • Ability to work day or night shift as needed to make repairs necessary in the field and to perform preventative maintenance practices necessary to increase service life of equipment.
  • Must own tools

  • Specialized training in the repair and replacement of heavy vehicle components
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to weld

American Materials values diversity and strives to provide an equal opportunity, safe working environment for all our employees. We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, parental status, veteran status, or any other class. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need. 

American Materials Company 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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