Martin Marietta

  • Area Safety Representative

    Job Locations US-GA-Cumming
    Requisition ID
    Southeast 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


    Reports to the HR/Safety Manager, and will be primarily based in the Cumming area with 50% travel.  This position is required to collaborate with many individuals in operations. The safety representative is responsible for the daily safety and health tasks required to support plant operations compliance.  This includes safety and health administration, training, auditing and providing direction for location safety and health compliance.

    In addition, the position is responsible for assisting with training of current employees with our Guardian Angel Safety culture as established. Conduct facility safety audits primarily for MSHA sites, as well as some OSHA sites. Reviews & communicates injury & liability loss trends and root cause analysis to their assigned operations groups.



    • Schedule and lead new hire orientation for all plant and mine hourly employees.
    • On a frequent basis, perform plant inspections and conduct follow up sessions with plant leadership to address findings.
    • Conduct Part 46 training at assigned quarries and mines.
    • On a monthly basis, lead assigned local quarry and mine safety audits, track results, provide local leadership with continuous improvement options and follow up on all action items.
    • Lead and/or review all local property damage analysis.
    • Lead or provide direction to all assigned location incident investigations.
    • Complete workers’ compensation administration based on company expectations for all assigned locations.
    • Complete all safety center administration on observations and near misses for all assigned locations.
    • Monthly, provide location leadership an update on safety audits, observations and near misses with follow up on all open action items.
    • Assist in the development of annual refresher training and participate in the training process.
    • Participate in the annual review Part 46 training plans and ensure compliance with MSHA regulations.
    • Coordinate annual SOMA Industrial Hygiene assessments and training for all locations.
    • Assist in identification, analysis and control of occupational hazards requiring the application of hazard resolution.
    • Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
    • Ensures compliance with safety policies and procedures.
    • Maintains OSHA logs.
    • Perform all other related duties as assigned by HR & Safety Manager

             50% Out-of-area and overnight travel will be expected.


    Required Education and Experience

    1. A bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of Industrial Safety Experience.

    Preferred Education and Experience

    1.  A bachelor’s degree in mine engineering or occupational health and safety.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Be able to communicate in a professional manner across all employee and management positions
    • Good presentation skills for formal meetings; both with hourly and management employees
    • Possess strong skills at prioritizing activities.
    • Assertive, can do and persuasive personality
    • PC literate
    • Work with minimal supervision
    • Ability to train others on the safety standards
    • Ability to work closely with local MSHA, OSHA agencies    
    • Most time is work in all weather conditions-heat, cold, wet or dry. 

    Working Conditions

    • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds from ground to waist, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination, manual dexterity, repetitive motion, standing, sitting (must be able to sit for extended periods of time up to 8 hours), walking, climbing stairs, bending and stooping, and the ability to drive.

    #LI-SALARY   Full-Time


    • 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
    • Salary Continuation – Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability Options
    • 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.