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Martin Marietta Heavy Equipment Operator in Ames, Iowa

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 is located at an underground limestone mine on the North side of Ames. This position would be part of night shift operation working a rotating schedule (4 on/3 off, 3 on/4off). The primary responsibility will be operating a scaler in the underground mine.

Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for operating a variety of off road haul trucks and other equipment utilized in mining which could include scalers, loaders, skid loaders, etc.

  • Perform daily inspection of vehicle and work area as assigned

  • Observe visual and auditory signals during vehicle operation

  • Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment; clean equipment

  • Assist on plant maintenance and repairs as needed

  • Other mining related duties as required

Position Requirements

  • Must be safety conscious, dependable, motivated and possess a positive attitude in working with others as a team

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience required

  • Minimum 1 year previous experience in a role with similar responsibilities

  • Overtime and weekend work as required

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills

  • Training will be provided

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check

  • 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: 2019-5511

Division: Midwest Division

External Company Name: Martin Marietta, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 831 East Riverside Rd