Boxley Materials Company – Lab Technician / Utility- Aggregates
Location: Low Moor, Virginia | Report to: Operations Manager| Classification: F/T / Non-Exempt

ABOUT US
Boxley proudly produces high-quality aggregate, asphalt, block, brick, hardscapes, concrete, and slate products. Our products are essential in the construction of homes, schools, hospitals, buildings, and landscaping, as well as the maintenance and construction of roads and bridges throughout our operational footprint.

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.   

WHY JOIN THE BOXLEY MATERIALS TEAM
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


LAB TECHNICIAN / UTILITY DETAILS
Boxley Materials has an exciting opportunity for a Lab Technician / Utility to join our team. This is a vital role within our Aggregate division of business, located in the greater Roanoke, Salem, and Lynchburg – Virginia markets.  This position is looking for a quality minded, safety-oriented Lab Technician / Utility to be responsible for taking samples of all aggregate products and Equipment Operation within the plant .

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES FOR OUR LAB TECHNICIAN / UTILITY
  • Taking samples of all products produced every day, and running all applicable laboratory test such as gradation, moisture content, dust of fracture, and Liquid limit.
  • Notifying the plant operator and plant manager of failing samples.
  • Loading Lab test results into computer database
  • Maintaining cleanliness of lab and all materials
  • Responsible for operation of heavy equipment (Frontend Loaders, Water Truck, Skid Steer, and Hydraulic Rock Breaker)
  • Assisting with Plant and stationary maintenance
  • Responsible for shoveling cat walks daily
  • Responsible for greasing of plant on a weekly basis
  • Additional duties assigned by leadership.
  • Must comply with all Federal, State, and Corporate policies

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF LAB TECHNICIAN /UTILITY
  • Frequent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, and/or kneeling
  • Lifting up to 80lbs
  • Stationary positioning for long periods of time.
  • Vision requirements for this position include distance vision, close vision, depth perception and color discrimination.
  • Perform repetitive and continuous functions
  • Sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Occasional kneeling, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching, and squatting
REQUIREMENTS  
  • Ability to perform responsibilities and objectives successfully and safely.
  • Previous lab experience with aggregate product
  • Previous experience in heavy equipment operation is a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to work outside daily / year-round.
  • Read, comprehend, and write the English language.
  • Ability to respond quickly to hazards and safety concerns.
  • Must be able to become certified by the State of Virginia VDOT Lab School
  • Must be willing to travel to other Boxley plants for work

WHAT WILL PUT YOU AHEAD
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience as a Lab Technician
  • Previous experience as an Equipment Operator


BOXLEY MATERIALS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Boxley Materials value diversity and strive 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. 
#LI-DNI
Boxley is a Summit Materials company.

Summit Materials East Region
COMPANY OVERVIEW
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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