Martin Marietta is currently looking for motivated individuals to join the crew at our Sully Mine as a heavy equipment operator. This individual will be responsible for running a variety of different equipment used in mining.
Must be able to or willing to learn to operate all other mobile equipment, including: haul truck, motor grader, water truck, loader and crane.
Assist in plant repairs and clean-up.
Perform pre-shift safety inspection on equipment.
Perform preventative maintenance and service mobile equipment.
Report needed repairs to shop personnel.
Responsible for good housekeeping of equipment.
Adhere to MSHA and plant safety rules and regulations.
Perform duties with minimum supervision.
Minimum Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
Strongly prefer previous experience operating heavy mobile equipment.
Must have good hand/eye coordination and be able to operate hand/foot controls.
Possess good vision to perceive depth at close range and distances up to 150 feet.
Must be able to limb on and off equipment to operate and service.
Must be able to bend, stoop, climb and reach around mobile equipment.
Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs.
Must be able to sit and operate equipment for long periods up to 10+ hours per day.
Must work outside in all weather conditions consistent with extreme ambient temperatures: heat, cold, wetness, dryness, dust, and noisy conditions.
Must be able to work at various heights.
Larger equipment is typically air conditioned. There will be times when outside assignments that may require periods of work in all weather conditions-heat, cold, wet or dry. May have exposure to dust, sand, gravel, diesel exhaust, etc.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in construction and extraction occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations, and gain about 296,300 new jobs. Overall growth in the economy and population will increase demand for new buildings, roads, and other structures, which will create new jobs in construction and extraction occupations.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for all construction and extraction occupations was $48,610 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.