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Plant Operator

Overview:

Recently debuting at #57 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 26 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.

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Plant Operator

Position Summary

This position manages ready mix plant operations. Maintains equipment and materiel to produce concrete and ensures delivery of requested products to customers. Responsible for the safety of plant and drivers. Reports to area manager with required reports and briefings. Coordinates with central dispatch to ensure timely distribution of concrete while maintaining customer satisfaction.

Requirements

  • Conducts/oversees monthly and quarterly safety meetings, maintaining a consistent focus on safe behavior
  • Enforces the wearing of appropriate safety equipment in the plant at all times
  • Coordinates monthly plant and truck inspections with the Director of Operations and Fleet Manager
  • Responsible for consistent batching sequence and monitoring scale and gate accuracy
  • Assesses the quality of materials delivered and maintains a log of changes in aggregate moisture
  • Supervise employees at the plant in daily activities including hiring, evaluation, progressive discipline, etc.
  • Accountable for the integrity of Mixer Operators and yard personnel loads and payroll hours. The time entry system should be audited daily for accuracy
  • Monitors loading and tempering time; working with the Mixer Operators to arrive on each jobsite in a timely fashion
  • Reviews, daily, a pre-shift inspection checklist to ensure equipment is functioning properly
  • Responsible for performing preventive maintenance procedures. Periodic inspections are performed to inspect bin integrity, dust collection system, admixture dispensers, gate and rams, and aerator functionality
  • Ensures the plant performs at targeted capacity at all times
  • Responsible for overall housekeeping including the plant, batch office, and driver and equipment appearance

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)

Benefits

  • 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


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