Martin Marietta Loader Operator (Nights) in Hondo, Texas

Martin Marietta

We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition ID 2016-2201

Job Locations
US - TX - Hondo

Division Southwest Division


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 Loader Operator position reports to the Plant Manager and will be in a role of (secondary supervision) production teamwork. Primary functions are to safely maintain stockpile areas and to service the loader.

Job Responsibilities
•Operates loader to transfer material from/to storage bins
•Grease the loader daily
•Performs daily preventative maintenance - tire pressure, oil, grease, diesel fuel, hoses for leaks and all moving parts for proper function.
•Records daily maintenance activities
•Daily pre and post trip inspections are required on the plant and loader
•Help maintain Quarry for all environmental compliance
•Assist in the inventory process
•Report any problems to maintenance personnel and manager
•Demonstrates good knowledge of lockout/tagout procedure required during certain procedures
•Performs preventative maintenance on conveyor belts, which charge plants, and maintains other plant equipment
•Cleans area around aggregate charging hoppers, load point and assist in cleaning plant and yard
•Demonstrates a good working knowledge of Company Rules and Regulations, and assures facility compliance with MSHA, OSHA, DOT, TNRCC, EPA, and other regulatory agencies
•Assist with training of co-workers as needed
•Required to follow all safety policies and procedures, wear PPE and promote a 24/7 Safe Culture
•Perform other duties as required by Production Coordinator

Job Requirements
•Must be physically capable to climb on and under conveyor belts and work in high places. Will be required to stoop, bend, and lift heavy objects, etc. on a respective basis.
•Must be able to use hand tools and grease gun to perform all phases of loader maintenance.
•Flexible attitude engaged in team goals
•Ability to drive long distances to various locations.
•Must be willing to cross train throughout plant operations
•Six months of experience in operation and maintenance of a front end loader.

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
•Climb in and out of loader minimum 30 times per day, climb to 10 feet to clean loader, walk on uneven ground minimum 30 times per day up to 100 yards.
•Climb conveyor system 10 times per day, climb to 200” to clean and maintain.
•Use needed solvents to scrub and wash loader daily, climb over and under loader to visually inspect same.
•Work in confined spaces under hood, and in framework to clean loader as needed.
•Use hand tools (wrenches, drill, etc.) to make minor repairs.
•Hear and see problem indicators that warrant attention/repairs.
•Shoveling, sweeping, picking up trash, painting and general cleanup of plant areas.


  • 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