Martin Marietta

  • Equipment Operator

    Job Locations US-CO-Lakewood
    Requisition ID
    Rocky Mountain 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


    Under the direction of the supervisor, the Equipment Operator safely efficiently operates a variety of Caterpillar off road haul trucks. tire wheel loaders and various other heavy equipment utilized in mining.  


    Essential Functions


    • Must be able to or willing to learn to operate all other mobile equipment.
    • Assist in plant repairs and clean-up
    • Perform pre-shift safety inspection on equipment.
    • Observe visual and auditory signals during vehicle inspection.
    • Perform preventative maintenance and service mobile equipment. Report needed repairs to shop personnel.
    • Responsible for good housekeeping of equipment.
    • Adhere to MSHA and plant safety rules and regulations.
    • Perform duties with minimum supervision.
    • Periodic weekend work required. 


    Minimum Education and Experience

    • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience required.
    • 1 year previous experience in a role with similar responsibilities preferred.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

      • Must be able to read equipment operating manual.
      • Must be able to complete pre-shift inspection report.
      • Must be able to wear all required safety equipment.
      • Must be able to perform duties in a safe manner.
      • Proven ability to work in a TEAM environment.
      • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
      • Must be able to interact with customers in a friendly and professional manner.



    Physical Requirements

    • Must have good hand/eye coordination and be able to operate hand/foot controls.
    • Possess good vision to perceive depth at close range and distances up to 150 feet.
    • Must be able to climb on and off equipment to operate and service.
    • Must be able to bend, stoop, climb and reach around mobile equipment.
    • Must be able to sit and operate equipment for long periods up to 10+ hours per day.
    • Must work outside in all weather conditions consistent with extreme ambient temperatures: heat, cold, wetness, dryness, dust, and noisy conditions. 
    • Larger equipment is typically air conditioned. There will be times when outside assignments that may require periods of work in all weather conditions-heat, cold, wet or dry. May have exposure to dust, sand, gravel, diesel exhaust, etc.


    Working Conditions

    Larger equipment is typically air conditioned. There will be times when other assignments require outside work in all weather conditions (heat, cold, wet). May have exposure to dust, sand, gravel, diesel exhaust, etc.. Working between different plant may be required.


    • 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.