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General Quarry Worker - Pennsylvania Granite

Department

Pennsylvania Granite Quarries

Location

Elverson, PA

Position

Full Time

Description

 
The General Quarry Worker performs multiple duties within a quarry setting that supports the extraction of dimension stone by performing the following duties.
  
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – other duties may be assigned:
  
  
- Operates pneumatic and hydraulic drilling equipment, both hand-held and stationary, to accurately produce straight horizontal and vertical holes up to 30 feet long.
- Operates wire saws to produce single-plane vertical and horizontal channels.
- Ensures safety procedures are followed in all work areas for himself and his team.
- Handles rigging equipment to assist in the safe and proper extraction of dimension blocks.
- Lubricates quarry equipment and performs minor repairs.
- Prepares work area by shoveling and washing surface to be extracted.
- Prepares and maintains basic legible production records.
- Performs all duties within standard time requirements as established for the respective quarry he works in.
- Performs other duties as required in a quarry operation and as may be assigned by a supervisor.
         
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE                                                 
 
This position does not require any prior experience or training, though the ability to read a tape measure is necessary. 
 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, climb ladders up to 25 feet tall, balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.  Lifts over that amount will be assisted mechanically or with the help of another employee.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and moving mechanical parts and equipment. The employee may be occasionally exposed to high places and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
 
Please open, print and complete an application. 
The above form needs to be printed, filled out in it's entirety and mailed to:
Rock of Ages Corporation,
 Attn: Larry Beede
 560 Graniteville Road
Graniteville, VT  05654
  
Only fully completed and signed applications will be considered.
Rock of Ages Corporation is committed to providing a safe work environment for our employees. 
All applicants will be required to submit to a drug test prior to commencing employment.

POSITION SUMMARY: The General Quarry Worker performs multiple duties within a quarry setting that supports the extraction of dimension stone by performing the following duties.   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned)

  • Operates pneumatic and hydraulic drilling equipment, both hand-held and stationary, to accurately produce straight horizontal and vertical holes up to 30 feet long.
  • Operates wire saws to produce single-plane vertical and horizontal channels.
  • Ensures safety procedures are followed in all work areas for himself and his team.
  • Handles rigging equipment to assist in the safe and proper extraction of dimension blocks.
  • Lubricates quarry equipment and performs minor repairs.
  • Prepares work area by shoveling and washing surface to be extracted.
  • Prepares and maintains basic legible production records.
  • Performs all duties within standard time requirements as established for the respective quarry he works in.
  • Performs other duties as required in a quarry operation and as may be assigned by a supervisor.         

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

This position does not require any prior experience or training, though the ability to read a tape measure is necessary.   

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, climb ladders up to 25 feet tall, balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.  Lifts over that amount will be assisted mechanically or with the help of another employee. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and moving mechanical parts and equipment. The employee may be occasionally exposed to high places and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 

Only fully completed applications will be considered.

Pennsylvania Granite is committed to providing a safe work environment for our employees. All applicants will be required to submit to a drug test prior to commencing employment.

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Are you looking for an opportunity that combines teamwork and advancement in a supportive environment that offers valuable benefits and good pay? Then you should consider joining the Rock of Ages Team!

Why Rock of Ages?

Purpose.  We help families memorialize memories.  We help businesses grow and prosper.  We participate in our communities and make them stronger.  We are here for the long haul.

Fun.  At Rock of Ages, we work hard because we believe in what we do - and we have fun!  There are multiple company socials and events.  From our highly productive and casual work environment to team-building meetings, you’ll be glad to be part of the best team around.  

Culture.  Rock of Ages culture is centered on treating its team members with fairness, integrity and respect.  We encourage teamwork, risk-taking and creativity.  We celebrate the power of individuals and community.

Family.  At Rock of Ages we offer our employees a number of benefits designed to provide them with health, wellness, financial security and retirement planning.  You’ll be impressed with our comprehensive health and retirement benefits as well as a generous paid time off. 

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