Martin Marietta

  • Batch Plant Operator - Ft. Worth

    Job Locations US-TX-Ft Worth
    Requisition ID
    Cement and SW RM 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 reports to the plant supervisor and is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the batching operation and assist with the scheduling of deliveries.



    • Efficiently operates batching facilities and maintains maximum production levels
    • Operates computer controlled batching system that transfers product from storage bins through weigh bins and into ready-mix trucks
    • Record daily delivery statistics and daily maintenance activities
    • Reads and interpret computer orders to control mix design and to set appropriate slump
    • Uses computer to weigh product being transferred to each truck
    • Visually monitors control boards and computer screens
    • Visually inspect loading trucks to assure proper positioning for delivery of product
    • Prints tickets on computer or writes tickets by hand to be sent via air tube system to driver
    • Visually inspect concrete on as needed basis
    • Files a copy of each ticket
    • Records all daily record keeping and paperwork as required
    • Maintains material inventories and orders materials as needed
    • Inspects silo, weigh hoppers and plant and cleans hoppers as needed
    • Climb stairs/ladders to top of cement mixer to manually add concrete fiber packets as needed
    • Diagnose and assists in trouble-shooting when process is interrupted
    • Demonstrates good understanding of lockout/tagout procedure required during certain procedures
    • Assists with cleanup as needed
    • Assist in training of co-workers as needed
    • Assigns and maintains raw material delivery tickets
    • Supply customers with accurate product and delivery information
    • Accurately report on fuel, petty cash, time cards, etc.
    • Assist Dispatcher in balancing driver hours to assure equity and compliance with D.O.T. requirements
    • Maintain an excellent personal safety record and a clean/safe work environment
    • Performs other duties as required

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Proficient in reading, writing, math and operational logic
    • Have extensive product, customer and equipment knowledge
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent personal safety record
    • Current knowledge of D.O.T. and C.D.L. regulations
    • Able to handle many/varied details in a pressure situation
    • Self-starter with a very high standard of expectation of himself/herself and those with who he/she works
    • Positive attitude toward other employees, customers and supervisors
    • Excellent work ethic - punctuality, accuracy and attendance
    • Possess a valid CDL (a plus)
    • Pass required physical examination and drug screens

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, reach, squat, tolerate prolonged sitting/standing, balance, bend from trunk, operate mobile equipment, push and pull objects
    • Lift objects of various dimension and weights
    • Ability to operate hand controls with both hands
    • Ability to operate foot controls with both feet
    • Ability to tolerate working outdoors in all environmental temperatures and weather
    • Ability to work in cramped quarters
    • Ability to work in areas with the potential for high noise levels
    • Ability to tolerate working at heights up to 100 feet


    • 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.