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Diversity and Inclusion

Across the United States and in Canada, Summit Materials welcomes people from all backgrounds to join our team. By fostering an inclusive, diverse, and respectful workplace, we embrace the unique strengths and values that each individual brings to our company and workplace. As stated in our Human Rights Policy and Code of Conduct, Summit Materials … Continued

Proving value in reuse and recycling

Our recycling program extends across all lines of our business, from water usage, production and business waste, fuels, fleet vehicles, and post-consumer waste in offices. Every company at Summit Materials manages their business waste, and recycling inputs to better maximize the use of recycled materials to reduce costs and resources. This is an integral part … Continued

Benefits

Summit Materials provides competitive market-based compensation and employee benefits programs. This includes health and wellness programs consisting of comprehensive medical benefits for employees and families, and depending on the company, group life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, paid holidays/vacation, sick pay, and other ancillary benefits. Summit Materials offers a 401(k) retirement plan, which includes … Continued

Generating and Managing our Waste

Waste generation is something we constantly work to reduce. This is achieved, for example, through office initiatives like reducing paper usage through automated HR programs, and finding new ways to recycle and reuse car parts like retreading tires and reusing oil barrels. These procedures are carried out in accordance with environmental compliance laws and regulations, … Continued

Biodiversity and Land Conservation

The way we see it, every acre of land that we manage has potential beyond its primary use. That’s why Summit Materials is dedicated to conserving our land by promoting biodiversity through the development of wildlife habitat; and then, using this restored habitat as an educational tool to benefit our communities. In 2014, we began … Continued

Wellness

Improving the long term health of Summit Materials’ employees is the goal of our wellness program. We have worked to foster a culture of health through multiple types of engagement, including, annual biometric screenings and activity-based programs, which also aim to reduce employee health insurance costs. To incentivize participation in the wellness program, Summit Materials … Continued

Natural Resource Improvements and Efficiencies

Reducing natural resource usage is a top priority at Summit Materials. We have worked to initiate many effective programs across our different lines of business that demonstrate our commitment to efficiencies and improvements in the use of our resources and reductions in our emissions. Our projects are completed with the intention of reducing costs, environmental … Continued

Learning and Development

We facilitate employee development through leadership and supervisory training, operational training, sales training, industry conferences, and IT related/technical trainings. Summit Materials’ goal is to empower our employees and to have a positive and meaningful impact on their professional development within Summit. To find out more information about how many training hours we log on an … Continued

Recruitment and Veteran Hiring

Veterans, active military, and their spouses continue to be an important part of all of Summit Materials’ recruiting and hiring programs. Summit has steadily worked to increase veteran hiring in recent years by developing a best practices playbook, which provides tools for long-term success for our military and veterans on the job. We are proud … Continued

Mainland Joins Summit Materials

Mainland Sand and Gravel (now Mainland Construction Materials) was acquired by Summit Materials and was its first Canadian acquisition.