Martin Marietta

  • Control Room Operator - NIGHT SHIFT - Hondo, Texas

    Job Locations US-TX-Hondo
    Requisition ID
    Southwest 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.



    Under the direction of the Team Coordinator or Production Supervisor, the Control Room Operator will run and monitor plant operations from a centralized location.  This is a night shift position (typically 6pm - 6am).



    • Start, monitor, and regulate as needed plant processing equipment in a safe and efficient manner
    • Observes/monitors control panels, computer screens, conveyor belts and stockpiles for warning lights
    • Adjust equipment programming to maximize production
    • Answer incoming calls in a professional and courteous manner and direct calls as needed
    • Maintain daily production reports. Exchange daily information with others
    • Operate mobile equipment as needed
    • Learn to safely operate mobile and plant equipment, including skid steer, front end loader, etc., if needed
    • Conduct pre-shift equipment/plant inspections and complete required paperwork accurately
    • Follow federal, state, local, and safety rules, regulations, policies & procedures
    • Maintain housekeeping in areas of responsibility
    • Other duties as requested



    • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience required
    • Experience in the building materials industry preferred 


    • Must be able to work irregular shifts, weekends, overtime and holidays as needed
    • Must possess basic mathematical aptitude to complete daily reports
    • Must be computer literate and have ability to learn new software
    • Must be able to effectively read, write and verbally communicate
    • Ability to operate radio, CB radio, computer and other equipment as required
    • Must be able to read and interpret gauges/dials and make competent decisions related to processing equipment
    • Must be able to perform duties in a safe manner
    • Must be service oriented with proven ability to work in a fast-paced TEAM environment
    • Self-starter with ability to work with little or no supervision 


    • This job requires the ability to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toed boots and hearing protection
    • 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
    • Grip/grasp to handle tools, debris and levers; Reach to grasp objects
    • Must be able to bend, stoop, climb and reach around all areas of equipment
    • Lift up to 40 lbs
    • Must be able to walk across steep/rough terrain 


    There will be times when outside assignments may require periods of work in all weather conditions-heat, cold, wet or dry and dusty. Must be able to work in areas where noise levels are up to 90 dbs.


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


    • 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.