Driller - DAY SHIFT - Hondo, Texas

Martin Marietta Materials - Hondo, TX3.8

30+ days ago
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.


This position would be responsible for the safe operation of mining equipment in the production of crushed Limestone products. This is a driller position but this role would be required to perform other mining related duties as assigned.


Responsible for safely operating a down-hole drill in the mining process that would require drilling the blast design layout
Operating other equipment periodically will be required; this could include operating haul trucks, loaders, skid loaders, stationary processing plant equipment, and other mining equipment
Perform daily inspection of vehicle and equipment
Observe visual and auditory signals during vehicle operation
Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance (including servicing, greasing, light mechanics) on assigned equipment and refer major defects on equipment to supervisor; requires keeping equipment clean
Assist in repairs/maintenance to drill, mobile and stationary equipment
Perform other mining/maintenance activities when necessary

High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience required
Working knowledge of heavy construction equipment
At least 1 year previous experience in a role with similar responsibilities preferred
Experience with a variety of hand tools

Must be able to wear all required safety equipment
Must be safety conscious, dependable, motivated and possess a positive attitude in working with others as a team
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
Must be able to work 12 hour shifts, possible weekends, overtime, and holidays as needed
Must be able to read equipment operating manual
Must be able to complete pre-shift inspection report
Must be able to communicate over CB radio or with hand signals and warning sounds, with coworkers regarding movement of vehicles and mobile equipment
Must be able to wear all required safety equipment
Must be able to perform duties in a safe manner
Must be able to read and interpret gauges
Proven ability to work in a TEAM environment


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 climb on and off equipment to operate and service
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel in limited space in cab of vehicle
Must be able to sit and operate equipment for long periods up to 10+ hours per day
Capable of lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
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 may require periods of work in all weather conditions-heat, cold, wet or dry and dusty. Must be able to work in areas where noise levels are up to 90 dbs.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Prescription Drug
Health Care Reimbursement Account
Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
Wellness Programs
Employee Assistance Plan
Paid Holidays and Vacation
401(k) with Company matching
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.