28 05, 2020

Hiring Truck Drivers

2020-05-28T09:50:59-08:00May 28th, 2020|

We are looking for career minded team players that want to be a part of one of the most successful local businesses in the valley.

The Successful applicant should have:

  • A Class A CDL
  • A clean driving record
  • A current medical card

Concrete Truck Driving experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right applicants.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a opportunity, that offers a stable, pleasant work environment close to home as well as excellent pay and benefits like health/dental insurance and 401k plan we would be interested in hearing from you.

Employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a pre-placement drug test as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process

Pay DOE + Benefits

Apply online at https://www.valleyblockandconcrete.com/…/concrete-truck-dr…/

Or send your resume via email to jobs@valleyblockandconcrete.com

28 04, 2020

Update on Hours and Operations

2020-04-30T08:16:12-08:00April 28th, 2020|

Update on Hours and Operations

Spring Business Hours

  • We are moving to our spring Business Hours.
  • Starting Monday 5/4/2020 we will be open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.

Open for Business (with some restrictions).

  • We are delivering Concrete and Block. Please be aware that State and Local seasonal road weight restrictions are currently in effect and has cut our maximum load size in half. Please give us a call if you need help with estimates or to place an order.
  • While our storefront and offices remain closed to the public we encourage you to come by and give us a call from the parking lot.
  • We can assist you if you need anything from our store, yard, or warehouse.
  • We are very happy to help you over the phone whether you want a pair of gloves or a load of concrete every customers need is important to us.
  • If you visit our website, www.valleyblockandconcete.com, you can browse our selection of retaining wall block,
20 03, 2020

Important Notice Regarding the Coronavirus

2020-03-20T11:48:01-08:00March 20th, 2020|

Due to increasing number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in our state we will begin implementing the following changes effective Tuesday 3/24/2020.

We have been thinking and praying about how to protect our employees and customers. As a family owned business, we have the privilege of having relationships with customer and employees that go back generations.  We will adapt and continue to do the best we can to make sure we can continue to provide the best service possible.

While nothing is perfect and the situation is fluid, we have decided to try the following:

  • We will remain open for business, with our normal winter business hours of 8am to 5pm Tuesday through Friday. All business will be conducted via phone to our main number 907-376-4784.
  • There will be no customers or vendors allowed in any buildings on our site including our offices, our retail store, our warehouse and our shop.
  • If there is anything that you need from our store please call us at 907-376-4784 and we will help to make sure we can get it for you.
  • We are […]
16 01, 2020

Cold Weather Concrete – Really Really Cold!

2020-01-29T17:32:15-09:00January 16th, 2020|

Very Cold Morning.

Cold weather concrete requires planing and teamwork.

It is -20 Fahrenheit at the start if the day.

The trucks are running and warming up.

The customer reports its warmer at the job site than here at the plant.

When it is cold like this a lot of things happen behind the scenes.  The mechanics “babysit” the trucks to keep them “happy”.  Diesel engines are fine once they are running.  The challenge in cold weather is starting them after they have been sitting all night at twenty below zero.

Super hot water is being created by our giant boiler. When the hot water is mixed with the cold aggregates and cement, the concrete will be just the right temperature.

Once the customer gives us the go ahead to send concrete,  we will pre-heat the trucks drums by filling them with hot water.  The hot water will heat all the metal so that it does not freeze the concrete or slow down the set by making it too cold. Once the hot water has heated the metal drums sufficiently, we dump the water and batch […]

20 12, 2019

Closed Christmas & New Years Weeks

2020-01-30T10:23:01-09:00December 20th, 2019|

We will be closed for Christmas and New Years Weeks from Monday December 23rd and re-opening with normal winter business hours Tuesday January 7th.

Thank you all for making this another great year here at Valley Block & Concrete.

We look forward to working with you next year.

Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year.

22 10, 2019

Fall at Valley Block & Concrete

2020-01-30T10:18:49-09:00October 22nd, 2019|

Fall at Valley Block & Concrete the days are getting shorter.

The end of Fall is here and Winter is right around the corner.

There is a big push by everyone to get things done before the snow flies.

Thanks to our very own Pete for carving this pumpkin for us.

Everyone has worked hard and it has been a great construction season. Great Job Everyone!  Stay Safe!

28 08, 2019

Closed Labor Day Weekend

2020-01-30T10:30:20-09:00August 28th, 2019|

Closed Labor Day Weekend.

We will be closed from Saturday 8/31, Sunday 9/1 and Monday 9/2 for Labor Day. We will be reopening at 8 am on Tuesday 9/3.

Have a safe and fun Labor Day weekend. Rest up and get ready for the big end of season push. Where in the world has the summer gone?