Powder Person - Leighton - job 676402

Martin Marietta Materials

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Leighton, Iowa

Employment type: Full-time


Martin Marietta is currently looking for a motivated, self-starting individual to join our team at the Durham Mine as part of our Powder Crew.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for safe equipment operations

  • Perform required safety exams and pre-shift inspections

  • Ability to safety lift, carry and handle explosive materials

  • Ability to work at heights while functioning in an elevated work position

  • Ability to track inventories of explosive materials and maintain clear blasting documentation

  • Ability to learn and operate equipment ensuring safe equipment operation

  • Other duties as assigned

Work Environment

This job operates 100% of the time in an underground or surface mine setting. This role frequently operates heavy equipment.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position that regularly requires long hours and weekend work.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School degree

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Heavy Equipment Operations

  • 3-5 years’ experience in quarry or mine environment

  • Must be able to pass federal background check

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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