Apprentice Rubber Technician


  • You will succeed in this position if you enjoy a hard day’s work, are mechanically inclined, a self starter, a forward thinker, and willing to learn.  You’ll work around large mining equipment; being alert, aware, drug-free, and safety-minded is an absolute necessity.


  • Starting wage is $15.00 per hour or D.O.E, plus $3.00/hour “field rate,” while working out-of-town
  • Per Diem is paid while working out-of-town
  • Overtime pay for hours worked over 40 hours per week
  • Typically work four ten-hour days
  • Following a 60-day probationary period, paid Medical and Dental benefits for the employee and their family
  • Paid time off for accrued vacation and holidays


  • Must be 18 years of age with a high school education
  • Able to legally work in this country
  • No violent felonies on criminal background record
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screening (random drug tests are also conducted)
  • Have a valid Driver License and an acceptable driving record
  • Be able to lift approximately 75 pounds
  • Must be okay with working in tight, confined spaces, and at heights
  • Must be okay with traveling April – October (minimum of 1- 2 weeks at a time)
  • Manage own time and create correct and proper paperwork and records, as necessary
  • Ability to understand information and directions presented through spoken and written English


  • Prepare parts and equipment by sandblasting, scraping, using a chip gun, or painting surfaces for application of lining
  • Operate a diverse array of equipment and machinery. In the beginning, you’ll drive lift trucks, use grinders & chip guns, and then eventually may operate a burn oven, an autoclave, compressors, generators, high-heat mold presses, hydro-blast equipment, lathes, polyurea equipment, overhead cranes, and spark-testing equipment
  • Visit off-site plants to install linings or make repairs

If you think your skill set, abilities, attitude, personality, and grit would fit well with our team, please click the button below to complete our on-line application form.





***Vulcan Precision Linings is an equal opportunity employer***