Glavel, Inc. is looking to expand the capabilities of our capable team in Burlington VT. If you’re interested in working for a purpose-driven, entrepreneurial organization in the early startup phase, this is the place for you. Find available positions below. 

Available positions:

Plant Operator

Plant Operator

Role and Responsibilities

  • Operate and monitor manufacturing equipment in the production of foam glass aggregate. Processes to include crushed glass cleaning, glass powder ball mill, material blending and furnace operation.
    • Execute raw material storage and staging utilizing electric forklift.
  • Operate telehandler for aggregate transport, storage, bagging and truck loading
  • Execute daily standard machine & facilities maintenance functions – clean & inspect, minor machine/system adjustments & repairs, facility housekeeping 
  • Perform routine finished product Quality Control including sample collection, preparation, analysis and documentation.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and procedures (PPE, equipment, facility, etc.)
  • Any additional tasked deemed fitting to the efficient operation of the facility.
  • Provide back-up to Team Lead as required
  • Reports to Plant Manager


Qualifications and Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent (preferred, not required)


Preferred Skills

Effective communication skills

Mechanical & electrical aptitude

Forklift/heavy equipment driving experience

Highly self-motivated with the ability to work within a team 


Physical & Environmental 

Must be able to lift 50lbs.

Duties include indoor and outdoor work regardless of inclement weather.

Work may entail both sitting and standing for extended periods.

Environment may include dust, loud machinery, and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).


Additional Notes

Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits

Plant operates 24/7 with 12-hour shifts. 

Day and night shifts available. 

9.5% Day Shift Premium 

Plus, additional 10% Night shift premium.

Will train the right candidate.

Glavel Commitment: Providing the ability to work at a progressive company that explicitly works to be anti-racist, by advocating and protecting the rights of people of color and religious minorities, and feminist, by protecting the rights of women, transgender, and gender-nonconforming people.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Glavel is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful
discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national
origin, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other
applicable status protected by state or local law. This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based
on any of these protected classes. Unlawful harassment includes verbal or physical conduct which has
the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an
intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment. This policy applies to all employees, including
managers, supervisors, co-workers and non-employees such as customers, clients, vendors and
consultants. This policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment as well as the use
of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions
such as promotions, compensation, benefits and termination of employment.
Glavel shall take affirmative action to ensure applicants and employees are treated without regard to
race, religion, color, age, marital status, disability, sex or national origin in all employment actions
including, but not limited to recruiting and selection; promotions; demotions and transfers; rates of pay
and other forms of compensation; selection for company sponsored training; and layoffs or other
terminations of employment.
Glavel will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities and
employees whose work requirements interfere with a religious belief unless doing so would result in an
undue hardship to Glavel or cause direct threat to health or safety.