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Martin Marietta Materials, Inc Loader Operator in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Position SummaryThis position involves primarily operating a loader to excavate, move,load and grade earth, rock, gravel or other materials in a safe manner.May operate a variety of other vehicles and heavy construction equipment.Responsibilities* Ensures a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies andprocedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task* Operates a variety of vehicles and heavy construction equipment as needed* Performs routine inspections and maintenance on equipment; report defectsand repairs to maintenance department* Take actions to avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utilitylines, other equipment, other workers, and objects* Operates other heavy equipment and other construction related duties asrequiredKnowledge, Skills and Abilities* Must be safety-oriented and exhibit safe work habits* Self-motivated and eager to learn new skills* Perform well in a "TEAM" environment* Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency* Willing to work hours that are associated to the asphalt industry,including overtime and weekends as needed* Ability to follow verbal and written instruction.* Basic mathematical skills* Valid driver license is required* Pass a pre-employment physical and drug screenMinimum Education and Experience* 1-3 years of experience operating equipment preferred* High School Diploma or equivalent requiredPhysical Requirements and Conditions* Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and tolerate beingexposed to loud noise* Ability to lift 75 poundsMust be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use ofyour arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing,lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.