Great Lakes Mineral Works is a family-owned company that is located in Houghton, Michigan.  It is our vision is to produce and provide the most diverse array of materials and quality aggregate products in the area.  We are the area’s largest and premier source of concrete and quarry materials for all residential and commercial needs.  We strive to provide a safe, positive and fun work environment for all of our employees.  Some of the great benefits we offer are a Competitive Salary, Group Health and Life Insurance, 401k Retirement Program with Profit Sharing, and AFLAC Insurance. 

 

If you would like to be considered for one of our open positions, please email your resume to jobs@greatlakesmineral.com.  You may also complete an application (found on the link to the right) and return to Great Lakes Mineral.

Current Job Openings

We are currently accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic. 

Successful applicants must be self-motivated, possess a strong safety minded attitude and be a good team player.  

 

Regular job duties include the maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and diesel systems on a variety  of heavy equipment. You will be responsible for service documentation, ordering parts as necessary, maintaining assigned shop equipment, and assisting field technicians with equipment maintenance.

  • Daily maintenance  of heavy equipment including excavators, dozers, front end loaders, articulated haul trucks, and water trucks. 

  • Assist in the daily operations and maintenance of the plant, pit, and associated equipment as directed

  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

 

Preferred Candidates will possess the following attributes

 

  • Previous experience in maintaining and repairing heavy equipment

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude

  • Knowledge of surface mining and sand production, practices and applications

  • Knowledge of workplace safety practices

  • Valid driver’s license is required

  • Ability to pass pre-employment process, including drug screen.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work flexible shifts including nights, weekends, early mornings, overtime, and some out-of-town work

  • Work outdoors with exposure to heat and cold and other outdoor environmental conditions

  • Operate equipment, tools, and controls, performing repetitive movements with hands, wrists and feet

  • Frequent reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, sitting, and heavy lifting

We are currently accepting applications for Class A and

Class B CDL truck drivers.

 

Successful applicants must be self-motivated, possess a strong safety minded attitude and be a good team player.  

 

Regular job duties include

  • Class B drivers will learn to drive front discharge concrete mixer and tandem axle dump truck.   

  • Driving lead tractor trailers, gravel trains and lowboy.

  • On the job training will be considered for the right person for lowboy and gravel train position.

Preferred Candidates will possess the following attributes

 

  • Valid Class A or Class B Commercial Drivers License is required

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude

  • Knowledge of workplace safety practices

  • Ability to pass pre-employment process, including drug screen.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work flexible shifts including nights, weekends, early mornings, overtime, and some out-of-town work

  • Work outdoors with exposure to heat and cold and other outdoor environmental conditions

  • Operate equipment, tools, and controls, performing repetitive movements with hands, wrists and feet

  • Frequent reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, sitting, and heavy lifting

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