Martin Marietta Plant Operator in Charlotte, North Carolina

Martin Marietta, an American company and a member of the S&P 500 index, is a leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, with operations spanning 26 states, Canada and the Caribbean, and dedicated teams transforming more than 100 years of irreplaceable natural resources into the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live. Martin Marietta’s Magnesia Specialties business provides a full range of magnesium oxide, magnesium hydroxide and dolomitic lime products.

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

The Plant Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the concrete recycling plant. Position will require routine operation of a front end loader.


  • Experience in operating front end loader (preferred)

  • Maintain consistent and efficient operation of plant

  • Continuously inspect production equipment to assure optimum operating efficiencies and maximum production levels. Assure accurate loading and timely deliveries

  • Visually inspect truck positioning to assure proper product load-out.

  • Diagnose and assists in trouble-shooting when process is interrupted

  • Perform preventive maintenance and pre-shift inspections; repair and/or clean equipment as needed

  • Possess an excellent personal safety record and maintain a clean, safe work environment

  • Responsible for overall housekeeping including plant, equipment, batch office, and site

  • Prepare delivery, production, safety, and maintenance reports at required intervals

  • Assist in training of co-workers as needed

  • Follow all safety rules, regulations and procedures as set forth by the Federal and State agencies & policies. Demonstrate good knowledge of lockout/tag-out procedures

  • Complete all needed paperwork in a timely and accurate manner

  • Perform other duties as required

    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Minimum Education Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED preferred

  • Proficient in equipment, mechanical, and operational logic. 2+ years of maintenance experienced preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to perform duties in a safe manner. This job requires the ability to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toed boots and hearing protection

  • Must be able to sit and operate equipment for long periods up to 10+ hours per day

  • 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

  • Ability to operate radio, CB radio, computer and other equipment as required

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, climb and reach around all areas of equipment

  • Lift up to 75 lbs

  • Must be able to walk across steep/rough terrain

  • Ability to use hand tools such as shovels, wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to work in areas where noise levels are up to 90 dbs

  • Will work in varied environments (in all weather conditions heat, cold, wet, humid, dry and/or dusty conditions)

  • 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.

Requisition ID: 2016-2195

Division: Mid-Atlantic Division