Plant Operator

Recently ranked at #72 on Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the world, Martin Marietta, a member of the S&P 500 Index, employs more than 8,500 employees at operations spanning 27 states, Canada and the Bahamas. A leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, dedicated teams at Martin Marietta supply the resources for the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live.
At Martin Marietta, we are always looking for the best and the brightest, for people who have the potential to be the Company's future leaders. We are building on our foundation of success by selecting the finest people and helping them realize their potential. When you decide to build your career at Martin Marietta, you'll know what it's like to be respected, challenged and rewarded.
Position Summary
The Plant Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the batching operations. Position will assist with the scheduling of deliveries. Position reports to the Plant Manager.
  • Operate computerized batching system that transfers product from storage bins, through a mixing plant and into transport trucks
  • Maintain consistent and efficient operation of plant
  • Continuously inspect batching and production equipment to assure optimum operating efficiencies and maximum production levels. Assure accurate loading and timely deliveries
  • Visually inspect truck positioning to assure proper product load-out
  • Assess the quality of materials batched and delivered and maintain a log of any changes in product or plant characteristics. Notify QC immediately of any perceived quality issues.
  • Monitor and maintain supplies, raw materials inventories and fuel inventories; place orders as required.
  • Diagnose and assists in trouble-shooting when process is interrupted
  • Perform preventive maintenance and pre-shift inspections; repair and/or clean equipment as needed
  • Possess an excellent personal safety record and maintain a clean, safe work environment
  • Supply customers with accurate product information
  • Responsible for overall housekeeping including plant, equipment, batch office, and site
  • Prepare delivery, production, safety, and maintenance reports at required intervals
  • Assist in training of co-workers as needed
  • Follow all safety rules, regulations and procedures as set forth by the Federal and State agencies & policies. Demonstrate good knowledge of lockout/tag-out procedures
  • Complete all needed paperwork in a timely and accurate manner
  • Perform other duties as required
Minimum Education and Experience
  • Minimum Education Qualifications
  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Proficient in equipment, mechanical, and operational logic. 2+ years of maintenance experienced preferred
Knowledge, SKills and Abilities
  • Ability to diagnose and trouble-shoot equipment malfunctions or failures
  • Current working knowledge of OSHA, TCEQ, DOT, EPA and other agency regulations
  • Excellent communication skills; must be able to read, write and speak English language. Ability to speak Spanish a plus
  • Ability to formulate decisions, makes and support recommendations, prioritize work, communicate with multiple parties and handle multiple tasks in pressure situations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate positive working relationship with all levels of management, staff and customers
  • Excellent work ethic and self-starter; punctuality, accuracy and good attendance a must
  • Computer / PC literate
  • Must be able to work irregular shifts and weekends as required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license (CDL preferred) with a good driving history
  • Must be willing to travel and spend some nights away from home base
Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to perform duties in a safe manner. This job requires the ability to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toed boots and hearing protection
  • Must be able to sit and operate equipment for long periods up to 10+ hours per day
  • Must be able to climb stairs to a height of 100 ft. and work at this height
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to operate radio, CB radio, computer and other equipment as required
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, climb and reach around all areas of equipment
  • Lift up to 75 lbs
  • Must be able to walk across steep/rough terrain
  • Ability to use hand tools such as shovels, wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.
Working Conditions
  • Must be able to work in areas where noise levels are up to 90 dbs
  • Will work in varied environments (in all weather conditions heat, cold, wet, humid, dry and/or dusty conditions)

  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • 401(k) with Company matching
  • Pension
  • Sickness and Accident - Short-Term Disability
  • Optional Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Life Insurance
  • Spouse & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Direct Deposit Payroll
  • Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan
  • College Scholarship Program - for dependent children
  • Matching Gift Program
  • New Auto Purchase Discount Plans
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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