It is no secret that at the heart of our success is our biggest competitive advantage: our people. The spirit and dedication of Vulcan team members, along with their commitment to living and demonstrating the core values of The Vulcan Way, is why we are the leading supplier of aggregates in the U.S.

Our belief in doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time, is embodied in the way we uphold the highest safety and health standards, in the level of mutual respect and dignity with which our team members treat one another and in our engagement with and contributions to our communities and environments.

As a company, Vulcan is committed to supporting the 12,000 members of the Vulcan family by actively growing and sustaining a culture of integrity, teamwork and mutual respect.

We have cultivated The Vulcan Way by developing and retaining the very best people. Focusing on providing long-term, family-wage careers with exceptional benefits and opportunities in a diverse and engaging workplace is the bedrock of our continued success. When our people feel safe, healthy, happy and valued, the results are a productive and empowering work environment that drives positive impact and superior returns.

Vulcan’s commitment to our people is built on a foundation that includes:

  • Expanding the diversity of our workforce at all levels and actively sharing, respecting, embracing and celebrating our differences
  • Finding the best person for the job and offering highly competitive compensation
  • Investing in our employees through an award-winning 401(k) plan, financial planning tools and support and benefits programs
  • Supporting professional growth through leadership development, mentoring programs and continuing education opportunities
  • Empowering and supporting team members’ boots-on-the-ground engagement with their various community and philanthropic organizations

Read more in our 2021 ESG Report.

95%

of Vulcan employees, participation in 401(k) retirement benefits

Launched

Employee Research Groups (ERGs) and Inclusion Leadership Unconscious Bias training

9.65

years as the average employee tenure

 

People News

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SAC-TUN implements COVID-19 Rapid Response Program

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High School Graduates Learn the Ropes at Elkin Quarry

Fresh out of high school, Caleb Minton and Thomas Kellam joined our Elkin Quarry team as summer interns.  The recent…

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SUPPORTING ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AT HBCUS

Promoting Scholarships, Internships, Workforce Development and Diversity & Inclusion In the spring of 2019, the Vulcan Materials Company Foundation announced…

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A Career Kick-Start

Vulcan’s Operations Management Development hires recent college graduates and prepares them for leadership positions at facilities throughout the country. Upon…

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Vulcan Highlights

North Carolina

Rockingham

Mideast Division

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25 years and still rocking!

Our Rockingham Quarry team recently awarded David Alan Eudy with a Rolex watch as a token of gratitude for 25 years of service. Way to go “Mulie”! We are glad to have you on our team.

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Labor Day

From our family to yours, we wish you a safe and happy Labor Day weekend.

Alabama

Southern & Gulf Coast Division

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We ALL scream for ice cream!

Our Alabama team sent an ice cream truck to each of our facilities across the entire state as a thank you for all their hard work this summer.

Tennessee

Central Division

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43 Years of Service

Congratulations to David “Tiny” Long, who served in several roles during his tenure, most recently operating a rock breaker. He started at our City Quarry, which was reclaimed and transformed into Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville. Tiny, your wisdom will be missed in a “big” way!

North Carolina

East Forsyth

Mideast Division

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134 Years of Service

A huge congratulations (pictured L-R) to Mitch Puryear (45 years), David Brown (44 years) and James Holt (45 years) on their retirements from our East Forsyth, NC Quarry. Mitch, David and James, we thank you for your service and wish you a happy and safe retirement. You will all be missed!

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