Trainee - Operations

Vulcan Materials Company - Grand Rivers, KY3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $41,000 - $55,000 a year
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Build Your Career. Build America’s Future.

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. When you join Vulcan, it’s more than starting an exciting career – you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country.

When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time.

What You’ll Do:
Promote Safety. Take an active role prioritizing safety for yourself and others to ensure all assigned plants have zero accidents and are in total compliance with all Vulcan policies and procedures.

Learn the Business. This position will rotate through temporary assignments in order to gain a holistic understanding of Vulcan Materials Company, our operations, the day-to-day duties of many departments, and the importance of collaboration. Upon successful completion, the program will prepare an individual for a lead or supervisor role in plant operations.

Learn the Operations. Participate in hands-on training involving the operation of crushing and processing equipment, pit development, drilling and blasting practices, mobile equipment operation, quality control, customer service, maintenance, and overall facility management.

Monitor Processes and Materials. Assist analyzing production, inventory requirements, quality control, site planning, pit development, and operational reports regarding stripping, mining, processing, stockpiling, loading, and shipping to understand best practices in production and delivery needs.

Inspect Equipment and Structures. Assist in daily inspection and maintenance of the plant and mobile equipment to understand best practices in diagnosis, as well as to ensure safe, reliable, and compliant operations to maximize production and minimize interruptions.

Perform Repairs and Maintenance. Assist with inspections and minor maintenance around the plant to understand best practices on repairs of all fixed and mobile equipment.

Qualifications

Skills You’ll Need:
Integrity and Decision-Making. Must display the highest commitment to ethical decision-making and integrity.

Leadership and Management Skills. Must be able to provide strong leadership, communication, and the ability to develop and maintain interpersonal relationships.

Flexibility. Must be willing to relocate throughout the company to ensure exposure and development.

Flexibility. Must be willing to work overtime and extended hours depending on company demands. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to loud noises.

Interpersonal Skills. Must be an excellent motivator and team builder. Must be able to form strong social relationships and effectively communicate with both internal and external audiences.

What You’ll Like About Us:
Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness, and communication.

Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers.

Meaningful Work. What sets us apart is the work we do impacts daily lives – and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States.

Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more.

Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.

Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.

Training and Development. We see our development programs and helping our employees meet their goals as a key part of our business.

Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.