Plant Operator
Martin Marietta
 Malvern, AR


The Plant Operator position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of plant sand and gravel processing and conveying equipment.


  • Operate monitoring system that transfers aggregate material from primary processing area to finished material stockpiles
  • Maintain consistent and efficient operation of plant
  • Continuously monitor throughput and output to ensure optimum operating efficiencies and maximum production levels
  • Assess the quality of materials and maintain a log of any changes in product or plant characteristics and notify QC immediately of any perceived quality issues
  • Perform preventive maintenance and pre-shift inspections; repair and/or clean equipment as needed
  • Responsible for overall housekeeping including plant, equipment, control room, and site
  • Assist in training of co-workers as needed
  • Follow all safety rules, regulations and procedures as set forth by the Federal and State agencies and company policies
  • Complete all needed paperwork in a timely and accurate manner
  • Perform other duties as required


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Proficient in equipment, mechanical, and operational logic
  • Ability to diagnose and trouble-shoot equipment malfunctions or failures
  • Ability to formulate decisions, makes and support recommendations, prioritize work, communicate with employees and handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate positive working relationship with all levels of management, staff and customers
  • Excellent work ethic and self-starter; punctuality, accuracy and good attendance a must
  • Computer/PC literate
  • Must be able to work irregular shifts and weekends as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred

  • 2+ years mining plant operation preferred
  • Current working knowledge of MSHA Part 46
  • Heavy equipment operation