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Martin Marietta Materials, Inc Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Lakewood, Colorado

Position SummaryThis position involves operating heavy equipment on a paving constructionsite, including, but not limited to, loaders, skid steers,backhoes, pavers and tack trucks.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* 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 asrequired.Knowledge, 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* 3-4 years of Paver or Screed expereince* 3-4 years Roller experience* 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 screen.Minimum 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 pounds* Must 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.PayStarting wages depend on knowledge, skills and experience