Martin Marietta

  • Part-Time Scale House Clerk

    Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
    Requisition ID
    Midwest Division
  • Overview

    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


    This position is responsible for the day to day operations of the scale house. Responsible for weighing trucks and assuring that proper accounting has been made for the material purchased. Interact on a constant basis with customers and truck drivers. Duties include customer service and issuing weight and product tickets. This is a part-time position to fill in for our locations around the Des Moines area.



    • Operate scale house
    • Schedule and direct trucks
    • Work cooperatively with sales dept & dispatch
    • Understand customers’ needs and requirements
    • Answer incoming telephone calls
    • Cash sales – document, verify & accurately fill out checks for customers
    • Research problem tickets and properly document findings
    • Convey any known customer needs and/or complaints with the appropriate people
    • Maintain files for truckers insurance, tax exempt certificates, and overload permits.
    • Assist administrator and manager as required

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Ability to meet customers and project friendly, cooperative, and positive attitude
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Keep work place clean and organized
    • Some knowledge of legal weights & measures helpful
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Competent operating normal office equipment - copiers, fax machines, adding machines, computers, printers, etc.
    • Excellent attitude towards safety
    • Service oriented and a team player
    • Must be able to prioritize work load in an efficient manner
    • Proficient with personal computer applications such as Microsoft Office
    • Must be able to sit at a computer approximately 10 hrs a day
    • Must be able to bend, stand, and crouch in order to handle files and related paperwork
    • Must be able to sit at a desk for ten hours per day
    • Must be able to communicate over CB and two way radio
    • Ability to work weekends
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
    • Ability to climb stairs as high as 6 feet



    We are an equal opportunity employer.
    Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.