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Martin Marietta Safety Leadperson in Lynnville, Iowa

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.


The safety lead is an entry-level, hourly position that is responsible for assisting safety and plant personnel with the daily safety and health tasks required to support plant operations compliance. This includes safety and health administration, training, auditing and monitoring for location safety and health compliance.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Participate and at times lead new hire orientation for all plant and mine hourly employees.

  • Conduct Part 46 and Part 48 training at assigned quarries and mines.

  • Participate in local quarry and mine safety audits, track results, provide local leadership with continuous improvement options and follow up on all action items.

  • Assist with location incident investigations.

  • Assist with safety center administration on observations and near misses for all assigned locations.

  • Participate in MSHA visits at assigned locations.

  • Assist with the coordination of annual SOMA Industrial Hygiene assessments and training for all locations.

  • Assist in identification, analysis, solution and control of occupational hazards requiring the application of hazard resolution.

  • Ensures compliance with safety policies and procedures.

  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

Work Environment

This job operates 90% of the time in mining locations to include quarries, mines and remote offices. 10% of the time will be in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

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 25 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. This position regularly requires long hours and weekend work.


Travel will be frequent and primarily within the Division and assigned District. Out-of-area and overnight travel will be expected.

Required Education and Experience

  • A high school diploma.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • MSHA Blue Card.

  • Medical

  • Prescription Drug

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Health Care Reimbursement Account

  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account

  • Wellness Programs

  • Employee Assistance Plan

  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

  • 401(k) with Company matching

  • Pension

  • 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.

Requisition ID: 2019-6107

Division: Midwest Division

External Company Name: Martin Marietta, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 5046 E 132nd Street S