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BGA members firms are looking for team members to be a part of the next generation, using new tools from advanced software to precision cutting machines. This is your chance for a career in one of Vermont’s most exciting industries. To learn more about specific job openings, please scroll down the page below.

Assistant Controller
Barre, VT

The Assistant Controller reports to the Division Controller and assist in overseeing accounting operations for Rock of Ages Corporation and its subsidiaries. He / She applies accounting principles to record financial information and prepare financial reports as well as assist the Controller in financial duties including budgeting, financial reporting, and audits.  This position plays a critical role in producing accurate and timely financial information to managers and company headquarters.

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Washstand Inspector (Quality Control)

Spruce Mountain Granites is seeking a Washstand Inspector (Quality Control) at our downtown Barre plant. This job consists of building crates, washing stone and driving trucks. Must be able to drive using a standard transmission, learn how to inspect the stone, and shipping. For details, call Scott Vaillancourt @802-279-2929

Machine Operator / Hand Polisher
Barre, VT

Busy manufacturer looking for long term steady employee.
Looking for someone to run our lathe and do hand finishing/polishing.
Experience in the industry preferred but we are willing to train.
Granite industry provides excellent pay and benefits.

Apply in person at 37 Gable Place Barre or mail resume to
Hillside Stone Products, Inc., PO Box 134, Barre, VT 05641

Quarry Worker
Barre & Bethel, VT

ROCK OF AGES CORPORATION is looking for hard working, positive team players to fill quarry positions at our Barre & Bethel, VT locations.

This is an outdoor job involving the extraction of granite from our drive-in quarries. Tasks may include climbing ladders, occasional lifting and carrying more than 60 pounds, running quarry wire saws, drills, etc. Experience in the construction, farming or stone industry is highly desirable, but prior mining experience is not required because WE WILL TRAIN YOU.

Experience operating heavy equipment is a plus, but not necessary. This position generally has a winter layoff, late December to the first week of April, with a sign-up for winter work and typically about 50% still working. This is a full-time union position, which pays between $20.00 and $25.00 per hour based on experience, plus we offer comprehensive group benefits including a 401k plan with company match.

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Experienced Sandblast position
Barre, VT

For employment inquiries at Buttura & Gherardi, please forward your resume to paige@graniteartisans.com or stop by and complete an application.

Multiple Openings: Stone Cutter, Finisher, Sawer, Polisher, Sales Representative, Customer Service Representative
Barre, VT

Global Values Inc. is a manufacturer of monuments well-known for their high-quality craftsmanship. We are expanding in our Barre location looking to fill multiple positions. We are looking for an experienced stone cutter, finisher, sawer, polisher and an all-around person who can move around between sawing, polishing etc. We are also looking for good sales people, customer service, people who are good with numbers who can manage inventory. Please contact Karen 802-476-8000 or email barrejobs@granitevalues.com

Apprentice Draftsperson/CAD Operator 
Websterville, VT

Looking for a great employment opportunity?
–  Experience preferred, but we will train the right candidate.
–  Starting pay will depend on skill levels and relevant work experience.
–  Excellent benefits.

All serious inquires please send resume to sales@adamsgranite.com  Applications are also available at our office: Adams Granite Company, 58 Pitman Rd, Websterville, VT

Maintenance Manager
Graniteville, VT

Job Responsibilities:

The position will be located at Rock of Ages (560 Graniteville Rd., Graniteville, VT). Duties of the Maintenance Manager include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures all employees adhere to documented safety policies and procedures
  • Lead and executes the preventive, predictive, and condition-based maintenance of production equipment, to ensure equipment is available and capable
  • Maintain all manufacturing and facility equipment
  • Provides technical support by training and troubleshooting to maintenance and manufacturing personnel
  • Interprets operational manuals, manufacturers specifications, blueprints, and schematics for manufacturing equipment
  • Provides guidance and shares knowledge electrical, hydraulic, pneumatics, machining, and fabrication
  • Assists operators in executing initiatives
  • Reduce cost of maintenance while improving service, minimize downtime and interruptions to overall operations
  • Ability to apply technical and maintenance experience to analysis of each job
  • Lead the job or work planning process. (Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Annually)
  • Identify labor, materials, tools, and safety requirements for maintenance work orders

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Maintenance Technician
Graniteville, VT

We have an opening for the position of maintenance technician to join our production team at Rock of Ages. Our craftsmen and craftswomen extract, cut and transform stone to create beautiful granite products for our valued customers in the U.S. and abroad.

We are looking to add a member to our maintenance team who will contribute to maintaining facility equipment in top-quality condition to ensure the efficient operation of the machinery. Responsible for repairing and maintaining the equipment, this person will perform maintenance diagnoses and repairs, keeping safety practices, attention to detail, responsibility and reliability as a top priority.

This job is varied and thrilling, involving solving problems and making things work on a daily basis. Join our family and fall in love with natural stone!

Maintenance Technician:
• Repairs and performs preventative maintenance of equipment and facilities including the diagnosis and repair of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems
• Performs PMs on all production equipment as assigned
• Performs routine safety inspections of shop equipment
• Helps maintain an inventory of parts and lubricants
• Maintains a clean and organized working area
• Follows all industry safety practices, fall protection, lock-out tag-out and NFP70E
• Performs other routine duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:
• Maintenance Tech School Training and or on-the-job training is a plus
• Minimum of 3 years experience in a manufacturing maintenance position
• Minimum of 3 years experience diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems
• Experience with motor controls and PLC trouble shooting is strongly preferred
• A working knowledge of, and an established reputation in, OSHA compliance matters
• Professionalism in a collaborative work environment
• Willing to work overtime, when required
• Fabrication, Welding, Manual Mill, and lathe experience is a plus
• Experience using maintenance management software a plus

Rock of Ages is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To learn more about this position and to apply online, visit our website: www.rockofages.com or mail resume to: Rock of Ages, Attn: Rob Boulanger, 560 Graniteville Road, Graniteville, VT, 05654.

All-Around Stone Cutter
Websterville, VT

Looking for a great employment opportunity?
–  Experience preferred, but we will train the right candidate.
–  Starting pay will depend on skill levels and relevant work experience.
–  Excellent benefits.

All serious inquires please send resume to sales@adamsgranite.com  Applications are also available at our office: Adams Granite Company, 58 Pitman Rd, Websterville, VT

Rock Pitch Stonecutter
Barre, VT

For employment inquiries at Buttura & Gherardi, please forward your resume to paige@graniteartisans.com or stop by and complete an application.

Sandblasting Department
Websterville, VT

Looking for a great employment opportunity?
–  Experience preferred, but we will train the right candidate.
–  Starting pay will depend on skill levels and relevant work experience.
–  Excellent benefits.

All serious inquires please send resume to sales@adamsgranite.com  Applications are also available at our office: Adams Granite Company, Websterville, VT

Equipment Operator – 2nd Shift
Barre, VT

Swenson Granite Works seeks an Equipment Operator for our second shift – 3:00pm to 1:30am, Monday thru Thursday.

This is a year-round, full-time position. Duties include using a variety of computer equipment to slab, polish, split, finish and size product, ensure dimensions are correct using a tape measure and/or template keep work area clean and organized, and communicate with Production, Expediter and Transportation team members as needed.

Swenson Granite Works offers competitive wages and excellent health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, as well as a generous 401k plan.

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Stone Cutters – 2nd Shift
Barre, VT

Swenson Granite Works seeks Stone Cutters to fill several openings for our second shift – 3:00pm to 1:30am, Monday thru Thursday.

These are year-round, full-time positions. Duties include using a 5 to 10 pound hammer in conjunction with a steel chisel to produce desired finish, ensures dimensions are correct using a tape measure and/or template, records production metrics using tracking system, uses drills and other power tools to meet specifications related to dimensions and finish, keeps work area clean by shoveling waste stone material into waste bins, and occasionally uses overhead cranes to move product.

Swenson Granite Works offers competitive wages and excellent health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, as well as a generous 401k plan.

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Administrative Assistant
Barre, VT

Progressive large granite manufacturer is seeking an addition to their Administrative team. Successful candidate should be a team player that works well with others. They should have a good phone presence, astute math skills, accuracy and able to multi-task in a fast-paced office environment. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel is preferred. Duties to include order entry, manufacturing and Sales team support, phone as well as other general office tasks. Starting pay will depend on skill levels and relevant work experience. This is a full-time position from 8-5 and includes very good benefits.

Adams Granite has an established reputation in the industry as on of the finest manufacturers, offering both quality granite and superior craftsmanship. We are a family owned business in existence since 1934.

There is plenty of growth and opportunity at Adams Granite Company. All serious inquires please send resumes to: sales@adamsgranite.com or Adams Granite Company, PO Box 126, Barre, VT 05641

Customer Sales Representative
Barre, VT

Job Description
Adams Granite is seeking an addition to their sales team. Successful candidate should be a team player that works well with others. This is a full time position, Monday – Friday and includes very good benefits. Starting pay will depend on skill level and relevant work experience.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain customer relationships
  • Assist all customer inquiries via phone, email and quoting potential new work
  • Using and learning our ERP software system
  • Identify sales opportunities with existing and prospective customer
  • Possible periodic travel to visit customers

Qualifications

  • Prefer a 4 year college degree but not required
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to learn new software – knowledge of Microsoft and Excel is a plus
  • Candidate must be able to multitask while staying detail oriented
  • Previous granite industry experience preferred
  • Previous sales experience

Adams Granite has an established reputation in the industry as one of the finest manufactures, offering both quality granite and superior craftsmanship. We are a family owned business in existence since 1934. To apply, please send resumes to sales@adamsgranite.com or mail to Adams Granite Company, PO Box 126, Barre, VT 05641  https://www.adamsgranite.org/

Experienced Lumper
Barre, VT

For employment inquiries at Buttura & Gherardi, please forward your resume to paige@graniteartisans.com or stop by and complete an application.

Continuous Improvement Project Manager
Barre, VT

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED
Reporting to the Productivity and Innovation Manager, the incumbent will be required to travel to Polycor’s various sites in the United States and southern Québec near Vermont’s border. The employee’s main responsibilities will be to:

Take part in establishing and analyzing operational KPIs and data to generate facts and insight that identify issues, opportunities for improvement, and solutions.

Establish tools to develop a thorough understanding of the full operational potential, key performance drivers, and benchmarking, both within and between sites and against external comparative figures.

Determine ratios of value-added versus non-value-added activities as part of an operational diagnosis to target improvement potential in different plants (data collection and analysis) and work with management to optimize value-added activities.

Partner with Operations managers and supervisors at each site to establish manufacturing best practices by implementing Lean (VSM, Kaizens, SMED, 5S, DMS, etc.).

Partner with Operations managers and supervisors at each site to identify, understand and address root causes of performance variation and outliers highlighted by performance analysis using Lean and Six Sigma tools.
Project manage Productivity & Innovation initiatives.

Quickly identify and adjust efforts and resourcing when initiatives are off-plan.

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Industrial Products Precision Lapper
Graniteville, VT

Rock of Ages Corporation is looking for an Industrial Products Precision Lapper at our Graniteville, VT location. The primary responsibility is to help the production team to get the finished products ready to ship once most of the machine-work is done. The position will be full-time once a three-month probationary period has been met. Starting hourly wage at $17.00/per hour up to $25.65/per hour.

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Accounts Payable Assistant
Barre, VT

Swenson Granite Works, a division of Polycor, has an immediate opening for a full-time Accounts Payable Assistant. The position will be located at the AFCO Plant (54 Willey Street, Barre, VT). Duties of the Accounts Payable Assistant include providing administrative support to our managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs, and managing our company’s general administrative activities. At the center of the action, this position is key in the daily activities of our plant. The ideal candidate is a versatile person who values a strong work ethic. The job requires multitasking and prioritizing abilities in a fast-paced environment. Resourcefulness is one of your greatest skills. At Swenson Granite Works, our colleagues are our working family. We are looking for adding a member to our team that will represent our values of being success-oriented with a positive attitude.

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Finish Cutter
Graniteville, VT

Rock of Ages Corporation is looking for a Finish Cutter at our Graniteville, VT plant.

A Finish Cutter’s duties include hand cutting letters, background clean up and cutting of rock borders.

This is a full-time union position, starting pay will be based on experience, plus we offer comprehensive group benefits including a 401k plan with company match. If you are already in the granite industry, the starting pay would be at the Union bill or negotiable depending on experience.

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Administrative Assistant
Barre, VT

Global Values is looking for an administrative assistant to help upload orders, process orders, and many other office tasks. If you feel that you have good office skills, please call 476-8000.

Crane Operator
Graniteville, VT

ROCK OF AGES CORPORATION is looking for a hard-working, positive team player to fill our Crane Operator position at our Graniteville, VT plant.

Tasks include crane operation, washing and boxing stone. This position requires being able to lift up to 50lbs and being on feet all day. Experience in manufacturing is desirable, not required because WE WILL TRAIN YOU.

This is a full-time union position, which starts at $19.50 per hour, plus we offer comprehensive group benefits including a 401k plan with company match. If you are already in the granite industry, the starting pay would be at the Union bill or negotiable depending on experience.

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Sandblast Worker
Graniteville, VT

Rock of Ages Corporation is looking for an experienced all-around Sandblast Worker for our plant in Graniteville, VT.

The Sandblast worker is responsible for sandblasting finishes and designs into quality finished stone products.

Duties include operate computer controlled, automatic and manual sandblast booths, use of tape measure and/or templates to ensure dimensions are correct, stencil use to create differing cut depths, intricate designs or rough, pitted finishes, use of carving machine, use of sandblast equipment, paint guns and/or aerosol paint, and occasionally use of overhead crane to move product.

This is a full-time union position, which starts at $18.00 per hour, plus we offer comprehensive group benefits including a 401k plan with company match. If you are already in the granite industry, the starting pay would be at the Union bill or negotiable depending on experience.

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2nd Shift Sawyer
Graniteville, VT

Rock of Ages seeks a 2nd Shift Sawyer to join our team at our Graniteville, Vermont plant.

Duties include placing blocks on saws safely and verify the blocks are secure on dunnage, assist with the safe removal of blocks from saw area, keep saw area clean, assist with programming saws so blocks meet production needs and maximize slab recovery from each block.

This is a full-time position with an excellent wage which includes a shift premium. Starting rate will depend on work experience and skill level. Shift is Monday – Thursday, 3:00pm – 1:30am. Rock of Ages also offers excellent health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, as well as a generous 401k plan.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Machinist
Graniteville, VT

We have an opening for the position of Machinist to join our Maintenance team at Rock of Ages. Our craftsmen and craftswomen extract, cut and transform stone to create beautiful granite products for our valued customers in the U.S. and abroad.

We are looking to add a member to our maintenance team who will contribute to the operation of computers and machines that create precision parts used in manufacturing. The primary responsibility is to machine metal pieces according to production drawings for special parts or standard inserts. The candidate will also be involved in regular maintenance to ensure plant equipment remains operational.

Join our family and fall in love with natural stone!

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Health & Safety Specialist
Barre, VT

Rock of Ages, a division of Polycor, has an immediate opening for a Health & Safety Specialist. This is a hands-on role with a focus on regulatory and risk management, monitoring, and measurement of safety performance. Your role will be to drive a culture of safety accountability throughout the organization through coaching and supporting team members. The Health and Safety Specialist will be responsible for creating value through their leadership focusing on continued management commitment and employee ownership. The successful candidate will be critical in supporting initiatives for continuous improvement and transformation for our businesses.

The position reports directly to the HR and Health and Safety Manager for New England and Pennsylvania. This role will focus on supporting and guiding quarries and manufacturing facilities in the Vermont area. Travel will be a requirement.

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Maintenance Technician
Barre, VT

Swenson Granite Works is seeking a Maintenance Technician at our Barre, Vermont, location. This is a year-round, full-time union position. Starting salary is $22 – $26 per hour based on experience.

Repairs and performs preventative maintenance of all equipment including the diagnosis and repair of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic related issues, Performs PMs on all production equipment as assigned, Disassembles motors, gearboxes, chain drive systems and associated components and cleans and organizes parts as needed, Performs routine safety inspections of shop equipment and production equipment, Helps maintain an inventory of spare parts, lubricants, used parts from old equipment and petroleum products, as well as other necessary supplies, Maintain a clean and organized working area, and Follows all industry safety practices, fall protection, lock-out tag-out and NFP70E.

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Maintenance Technician, 2nd Shift
Barre, VT

Swenson Granite Works is seeking a Maintenance Technician for our second shift – 1:00pm to 11:30pm, Monday – Thursday, at our Barre, VT location. This is a year-round, full- time union position. Starting salary is $22 – $26 per hour based on experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED

Repairs and performs preventative maintenance of all equipment including the diagnosis and repair of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic related issues, Performs PMs on all production equipment as assigned, Disassembles motors, gearboxes, chain drive systems and associated components and cleans and organizes parts as needed, Performs routine safety inspections of shop equipment and production equipment, Helps maintain an inventory of spare parts, lubricants, used parts from old equipment and petroleum products, as well as other necessary supplies, Maintain a clean and organized working area, and Follows all industry safety practices, fall protection, lock-out tag-out and NFP70E.

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Maintenance Mechanic
Woodbury, VT

Swenson Granite Works is looking for an experienced Maintenance Mechanic to join our team at our Woodbury, Vermont location.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED
This full-time position performs the duties of a Maintenance Mechanic by maintaining equipment used in the granite quarry process, such as front-end loaders, forklifts, drills, generators, saws and compressors.

Duties include, troubleshooting equipment failures, performing routine safety inspections of shop and equipment, maintaining an inventory of materials, parts and other necessary supplies, prepare and analyze cost from outside vendors, repair and perform preventive maintenance of all mobile equipment, disassembles motors, pumps and components and cleans parts, and cleans tools and working parts.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Education and/or Experience requires, minimum of 4 years’ experience in a manufacturing and/or quarry setting, personnel skills to work with all departments and vendors to reduce downtime and increase output, welding (MIG and Stick) and fabricating, preventative maintenance (PM) and implementing a PM program, and knowledge of OSHA/MSHA compliance matters.

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Customer Service and Sales Administrator

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Customer Service and Sales Administrator assists the customer service representatives and other support staff to provide an excellent customer service experience to authorized memorial retail dealers by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – This is not an exhaustive list:

• Responsible for working with all accounts, as needed, to insure an excellent customer experience.
• Answer incoming calls and route to the correct person.
• Make outbound calls to customers as needed.
• Assists customers by writing orders, estimating costs, providing projected delivery times.
• Assists in the building and maintaining of customer relationships.
• Data Entry – Insure timely and accurate entry of all data into system.
• Backs up others during vacations, work travel and other absences.
• Handle clerical office duties necessary to support the Sales, Customer Service and Administrative teams.
• Assists with all other activities as requested.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
This position requires a high school diploma and a working knowledge of MS Office Suite. Some college and familiarity with AS400 are desirable. Industry experience is a plus.

OTHER CAPABILITIES

• Excellent telephone and10 key skills.
• The ability to utilize general office equipment such as copiers, scanners and fax machines.
• Strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
• Excellent problem solving, mathematic and analytical skills.
• Flexibility to work the hours necessary to get the job done.
• Thorough, organized, and detail oriented; able to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
• Independent judgement necessary to plan, prioritize and organize a diverse workload.
• A Customer First, a Can-Do, and a strong Team Player mentality.

BENEFITS
• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• Flexible spending account
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Referral Program

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