Quarry Rock Splitters Jobs

Quarry Rock Splitters Overview


A quarry rock splitter is responsible for breaking down large chunks of stone into smaller, more manageable pieces. Training consists of an apprenticeship under the supervision of a more experienced splitter. Splitters must be in peak physical condition and be able to withstand noisy conditions and long days of work in addition to knowing how to properly bend the stone to their will. Rock splitters work in quarries, railroad yards, and a number of other locations where their skills are needed.

Quarry Rock Splitters Education Requirements


Quarry rock splitters need only a high school diploma or GED in order to work. Training is given on the job under the supervision of a more experienced splitter. However, the job is more physical than mental in effort; quarry rock splitters must be in peak physical condition, able to bend over and straighten out all day, work in cramped, often uncomfortable conditions, and be able to lift heavy objects. In addition, adherence to safety protocols is required. Working in a quarry can be extremely dangerous, and keeping their wits about them is essential.

Quarry Rock Splitters Job Market


The job market for quarry rock splitters is expected to grow by 17 percent by 2022, a slightly above-average estimate for most careers. The job itself tends to be rather specialized, and the yearly openings during that time of growth are estimated to be just 140 per year. However, for someone who enjoys a physical challenge and hard labor, the job would be perfect.

Quarry Rock Splitters Salary


Quarry rock splitters make between $9.76 an hour on the bottom of the scale to as much as $24.12 an hour, with a median hourly wage of around $15.52. Yearly salary varies from $20,300 to $50,200. The amount of pay is determined largely by the employer and the experience of the rock splitter.
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Oldcastle Precast Inc Brockport, NY, 14420
City: Brockport State: New York Postal/Zip Code: 14420 Iroquois Rock Products, part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States . Our operations span the nation from Montana to Texas and from Washington to Florida , with 17,500 employee...
City: Valley Springs State: Arkansas Postal/Zip Code: 72682 APAC Central Inc., is an Oldcastle Materials Company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our c...
QUARRY LABORERS Garza Masonry Stone, Inc. is hiring laborers to perform the following duties: stone quarry work such as cu ting, carrying, sorting, and loading and unloading rock. Lifting required up to 50lbs. No education or experience required. Ongoing on the job training provided. $10.53/hr. $15.80 O.T. 7am4pm, M-F No overtime expected. 20 positions available for temporary peak load wor...
City: Hartford State: Kansas Postal/Zip Code: 66854 APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction, a part of Oldcastle Materials Company, is a multi-million dollar heavy highway contractor that was established in 1874, and has multiple asphalt plants, ready mix plants, rock quarries and sand operations in Kansas. Shears is diversified with public, private and commercial work including paving, utility,...
Rock Crushing Operations Manager Location: Madison, WI 537444284 Job Type: Direct Hire - Full Time Shift: First Shift Job Id: 73556 Base Pay: Competitive Profession: Need To Change Date Posted: 11/20/2014 About the Position: Summary: A leading construction aggregate company in the Madison area is seeking an Operations Manager to oversee their rock crushing division! Reporting directly t...
12G Quarrying Specialist Job ID : 598118 Job Views : 147 Location: BROWNWOOD, Texas, United States ZIP Code: 76801 Job Category: Engineer Posted: 11.17.2014 Job Description If the concept of reducing a mountain to rubble appeals to you, then join the Army National Guard as a Quarrying Specialist. You won't be disappointed. Quarrying Specialists are responsible for creating the gravel nece...
12G Quarrying Specialist Job ID : 598119 Job Views : 133 Location: BINGHAMTON, New York, United States ZIP Code: 13905 Job Category: Engineer Posted: 11.17.2014 Job Description If the concept of reducing a mountain to rubble appeals to you, then join the Army National Guard as a Quarrying Specialist. You won't be disappointed. Quarrying Specialists are responsible for creating the gravel ...
12G Quarrying Specialist Job ID : 598121 Job Views : 182 Location: LUMBERTON, Mississippi, United States ZIP Code: 39455 Job Category: Engineer Posted: 11.17.2014 Job Description If the concept of reducing a mountain to rubble appeals to you, then join the Army National Guard as a Quarrying Specialist. You won't be disappointed. Quarrying Specialists are responsible for creating the grave...
12G Quarrying Specialist Job ID : 598203 Job Views : 138 Location: BLACKSTONE, Virginia, United States ZIP Code: 23824 Job Category: Engineer Posted: 11.17.2014 Job Description If the concept of reducing a mountain to rubble appeals to you, then join the Army National Guard as a Quarrying Specialist. You won't be disappointed. Quarrying Specialists are responsible for creating the gravel ...
12G Quarrying Specialist Job ID : 598120 Job Views : 185 Location: ELKIN, North Carolina, United States ZIP Code: 28621 Job Category: Engineer Posted: 11.17.2014 Job Description If the concept of reducing a mountain to rubble appeals to you, then join the Army National Guard as a Quarrying Specialist. You won't be disappointed. Quarrying Specialists are responsible for creating the gravel...
12G Quarrying Specialist Job ID : 598124 Job Views : 153 Location: PHOENIX, Arizona, United States ZIP Code: 85008 Job Category: Engineer Posted: 11.17.2014 Job Description If the concept of reducing a mountain to rubble appeals to you, then join the Army National Guard as a Quarrying Specialist. You won't be disappointed. Quarrying Specialists are responsible for creating the gravel nece...
12G Quarrying Specialist Job ID : 598122 Job Views : 176 Location: TOMAH, Wisconsin, United States ZIP Code: 54660 Job Category: Engineer Posted: 11.17.2014 Job Description If the concept of reducing a mountain to rubble appeals to you, then join the Army National Guard as a Quarrying Specialist. You won't be disappointed. Quarrying Specialists are responsible for creating the gravel nece...
Brinker International, Inc. San Antonio, TX
At Chili’s We See The Glass Half Full…Of Smokin’ Hot Peppers. We Like Things HOT. Do you think fast and act fast? Do you live life up-tempo? Does your dial go all the way to 11? If you can slow down for just a moment, we should talk! We Put the Casual in “Casual Dining” Way back in the day, a guy named Larry Levine created a little hole in the wall in Dallas Texas called Chili's Grill and Bar a...
Brinker International, Inc. San Antonio, TX
At Chili’s We See The Glass Half Full…Of Smokin’ Hot Peppers. We Like Things HOT. Do you think fast and act fast? Do you live life up-tempo? Does your dial go all the way to 11? If you can slow down for just a moment, we should talk! We Put the Casual in “Casual Dining” Way back in the day, a guy named Larry Levine created a little hole in the wall in Dallas Texas called Chili's Grill and Bar a...
Brinker International, Inc. San Antonio, TX
At Chili’s We See The Glass Half Full…Of Smokin’ Hot Peppers. We Like Things HOT. Do you think fast and act fast? Do you live life up-tempo? Does your dial go all the way to 11? If you can slow down for just a moment, we should talk! We Put the Casual in “Casual Dining” Way back in the day, a guy named Larry Levine created a little hole in the wall in Dallas Texas called Chili's Grill and Bar a...
Brinker International, Inc. San Antonio, TX
At Chili’s We See The Glass Half Full…Of Smokin’ Hot Peppers. We Like Things HOT. Do you think fast and act fast? Do you live life up-tempo? Does your dial go all the way to 11? If you can slow down for just a moment, we should talk! We Put the Casual in “Casual Dining” Way back in the day, a guy named Larry Levine created a little hole in the wall in Dallas Texas called Chili's Grill and Bar a...
Army National Guard Jasper, AL, 35504
12G Quarrying Specialist Job ID : 598123 Job Views : 9 Location: JASPER, Alabama, United States ZIP Code: 35501 Job Category: Engineer Posted: 11.17.2014 Job Description If the concept of reducing a mountain to rubble appeals to you, then join the Army National Guard as a Quarrying Specialist. You won't be disappointed. Quarrying Specialists are responsible for creating the gravel necessa...
Brinker International San Antonio, TX, 78245
At Chili’s We See The Glass Half Full…Of Smokin’ Hot Peppers. We Like Things HOT. Do you think fast and act fast? Do you live life up-tempo? Does your dial go all the way to 11? If you can slow down for just a moment, we should talk! We Put the Casual in “Casual Dining” Way back in the day, a guy named Larry Levine created a little hole in the wall in Dallas Texas called Chili's Grill and Bar a...
Brinker International San Antonio, TX, 78245
At Chili’s We See The Glass Half Full…Of Smokin’ Hot Peppers. We Like Things HOT. Do you think fast and act fast? Do you live life up-tempo? Does your dial go all the way to 11? If you can slow down for just a moment, we should talk! We Put the Casual in “Casual Dining” Way back in the day, a guy named Larry Levine created a little hole in the wall in Dallas Texas called Chili's Grill and Bar a...
Brinker International San Antonio, TX, 78245
At Chili’s We See The Glass Half Full…Of Smokin’ Hot Peppers. We Like Things HOT. Do you think fast and act fast? Do you live life up-tempo? Does your dial go all the way to 11? If you can slow down for just a moment, we should talk! We Put the Casual in “Casual Dining” Way back in the day, a guy named Larry Levine created a little hole in the wall in Dallas Texas called Chili's Grill and Bar a...

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