We believe our employees are our greatest asset and we actively recruit talented candidates for positions.

We believe in hiring, promoting, and compensating employees without regard to race, color, national origin, age, gender, religious preference, marital status, handicap, or disability, veteran status, or pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We are committed to equal employment practices and comply with all laws, regulations, and policies related to non-discrimination.

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We are looking for people who are hungry, humble, and smart and want to grown in a small local business.Carpentry, Bicycle Mechanics, Auto Mechanics,  HVAC, Electrical, Farm handy man are all great back grounds for this position.

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    about Southern Material Handling, Inc.

    We are technical professionals who have dedicated our lives to serving the industry in Virginia. Our sales staff is made up of architects and engineers not trained professional salesmen. We bring a high level of technical competency and creativeness to the table. Founded by Phil Smith in 1986, Southern Material Handling has satisfied customers all across Virginia, in North Carolina, California, Italy and Korea. Most of our business comes to us by referrals from satisfied customers or people who are familar with the quality of products we supply. Let us show you how your company can benefit from dealing with us on its next project. Call us at 757-488-4800 or email us at