American Materials Company – Maintenance Technician
Location: Cottageville, SC | Report to: Plant 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

American Materials is looking for an experienced, hands-on Maintenance Technician to support our quarry operations team. This position is responsible for providing stationary equipment maintenance, mechanical repairs and minor fabrication. The ideal candidate will be mechanically inclined with the ability to problem solve under pressure. Daily functions may include preventative maintenance, changing bearings, replacing conveyor rollers, belts, shives, wire cloth and urethane screens; installing Flexco splices, clips, and super screws; rebuilding crushers and chutes.

  • Preventative maintenance throughout the quarry and plant.
  • Problem solving when issues arise, under pressure.
  • Rebuilding parts of the stationary equipment, i.e. crushers, chutes, screens, etc.
  • Communicating with the leadership team to ensure proper operations decisions are made timely.
  • Welding, repair, and fabrication on rock crushing equipment associated with quarry operations.
  • Following all safety measures
  • Additional duties assigned by leadership.

  • Ability to perform repetitive and continuous functions, as necessary.
  • 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
  • Requires the ability to sit, talk and hear.
  • Requires the ability to stand, walk, use hands/ fingers, reach, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch.
  • Specific types of vision to include close, distance, peripheral, depth and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to respond quickly to hazards and safety concerns.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess 3-5 years of related experience but does not have to be industry specific.

  • Previous experience in heavy equipment operation is a plus.
  • Welding certification

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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