Block Plant Laborer – Roanoke, VA

This position will be responsible for the tumbling process of quality (weathered-tumbled) landscape units and operation of block machine in the most safe and efficient manner possible.

  • Work closely with shipping department to schedule tumbling of landscape units as needed.
  • Daily tumbling reports as required.
  • Maintenance and up-keep of tumbling equipment.
  • Keeping the tumbling area clean and safe.
  • Monitor batch equipment to ensure quality and efficiency.
  • Monitor and assure quality out of the machine: height, texture, moisture, etc.
  • Repair and adjustment of block manufacturing equipment.
  • Perform mold cleaning and proper installation.
  • Rebuild mold boxes.
  • Monitor and maintain pneumatic, hydraulic and water systems associated with block production.
  • Keep production report records as required
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or other management employees.


  • HS Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to successfully handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient with math calculations, including adding, subtracting, multiplication, etc.
  • Mechanical experience preferred.
  • Thoroughly trained to operate block production equipment.
  • Stable work record, preferred, to include no more than 3 jobs in the past 5 years.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.