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Construction - Stone Setter

Brand:  Matthews Memorialization
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  Funeral Home

Burlington, NC, US, 27215 Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15203 NC, US

Req ID:  9590


Do you have experience working in masonry or stone setting?  Want to travel around the United States?  If so, Matthews Gibraltar, the leader in the memorialization industry is looking for candidates to join our construction crews to build historic mausoleums.  Take your career to the next level, working for a 160-year-old company with amazing people around the country.  Positions include a benefits package effective day one, as well as a strong 401(k) and employee stock plan.  Join the team and apply today!


The Construction Crew - Stone Setter works with the site foreman to receive day-to-day assignments. S/He performs trade skills associated with Granite and Marble fabrication, polishing, drilling, and installation.  An understanding of attachment systems including brass and stainless wire, and CA Joseph hardware. S/He assists the foreman to verify work is in compliance with building blueprints. S/He transfers from one task to another as necessary and has a strong focus on quality and safety.  Rates start at $27/hr. plus overtime!


****Position is 100% Travel****


  • Time Off:  Position offers 13 days earned time off per fiscal year (starts accruing immediately) PLUS 10 paid holidays.
  • Benefits Program: Full benefits starting the first day and include: medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account (HSA) with company contribution, short and long-term disability (after 90 days), life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, and employee stock plan with company match.
  • Per Diem: Daily allowance for meals, as well as the full cost of hotel stays covered by Matthews and mileage paid for initial and return trips per each on-site project (further than 75 miles of your home).



  • Acts as point-of-contact to initiate jobs with clients.
  • Performs site surveys.
  • Inspects and assesses equipment and materials moving to and from work site.
  • Assists in direction of construction staff in the day-to-day duties of the operation.
  • Ensures federal, state, and local regulations are satisfied.
  • Coordinates projects with subcontractors.
  • Closes out projects.
  • Performs construction labor duties as required.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • 3+ years of previous construction experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally,  may be required.
  • Basic understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reporting.


  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.   
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 
  • Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals. 
  • The noise level in the work environment may be high.  

Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company.   

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro