General Laborer

Website Aggregate Resource Industries

Do you have a love for the outdoors and desire to work throughout the Western United States? We are seeking general laborers to join our team. This is an entry level laborer position that opens up training opportunities for equipment operator and blaster in charge positions within the company. This position provides an excellent opportunity for growth and a long term career with ARI.

Starting Wage: $14/hr
Unlimited overtime when work is available
Full benefit package


  • Minimum age 18
  • 3 years of manual labor experience (industry specific not required).
  • Valid drivers license with a driving record that includes no more than 3 moving violations and/or chargeable accidents in the last 3 years and no DUIIs.
  • Travel is a required part of this position. We provide transportation from our headquarters in Springfield. This position typically works away from home Monday through Friday.
  • We submit candidates to a background check through the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and
  • Explosives to screen felony records as appropriate in compliance with federal government restrictions.
  • We will administer a pre-employment drug test and physical. For safety reasons, we have a zero tolerance drug policy, including marijuana use.
  • Physical ability to lift 50 pound bags and work on feet for long hours.


  • Assists Blaster(s) in Charge in placing and detonating explosives used to loosen earth and rock
  • Carries explosive bags, cartridges, powder, stemming material and other supplies to blasting area and deposits in previously drilled holes as directed.
  • Places, with shovel or by hand, earth, aggregate or drill cuttings (“stemming”) into holes after placement of charge and tamps earth to confine detonation.
  • Connects explosive cord to blasting cap and lead wire to firing device.
  • Fires charge on signal from Blaster in Charge.
  • Works in shop on off days.
  • General job site clean-up.


  • Assists in the operation of hydraulic rock drills on road construction, solar farm and rock quarry sites.
  • Performs routine maintenance on vehicles and drilling equipment.
  • Completes necessary equipment pre- and post-operation inspections, drill logs and workplace exam paperwork per company policy.

(Listing expires Nov. 5th, 2020)

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