Equipment Operator

Vulcan Materials Company Prince George , VA 23875

Posted 6 days ago

Overall of Vulcan Materials Company:

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. We run our business with great discipline and integrity.

At Vulcan, our people share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, positive reinforcement, open-mindedness and communication.

Ours is a culture of mutual respect, integrity and committed spirit. Opportunity, community and unity is our way of doing business. We call it The Vulcan Way.

Position Summary:

This position's primary responsibilities are operation of off-highway truck to move material from quarry to the spoils dump or primary crusher. Safely drives and maneuvers vehicle into position for loading and dumping material. Assists in stockpiling materials at plant stockpile area and hauls other material as required; settling pond material, waste material, overburden, etc. Inspects vehicle's mechanisms and monitors and maintains fluid levels. Assists mechanic with minor service and repairs to equipment.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:


High School Diploma/GED or an equivalent combination of training and work experience.


Entry level to intermediate experience operating heavy off road mobile equipment.

Employee is expected to operate equipment unit with a high degree of competence, skill and proficiency and shall:

  • Perform duties safely, responsibly, and proficiently, observing all safety and health rules.

  • Perform pre-shift and post-shift safety inspection and completes daily equipment reports.

  • Report unsafe mechanical conditions to shop foreman and supervisor.

  • Maintain good housekeeping practices on equipment.

  • Follow established traffic patterns avoiding road hazards and other hazardous conditions.

  • Train new equipment operators on the equipment unit they are required to operate.

  • Perform a variety of duties as directed in addition to those described within.

  • Must be willing to work all shifts and flexible schedules when needed.

  • Weekend work required as needed.

The description is not all inclusive of the duties that are performed and expected for this position. Candidate may be assigned to duties other than those outlined above as the work environment and essential functions of the job change.


Vulcan Materials Company offers a competitive compensation program and benefits package including: medical/dental/vision, paid holidays and vacations, life insurance, 401(k) with match and flexible spending accounts.

Vulcan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law from discrimination.

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Equipment Operator

Vulcan Materials Company