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QC Chemist at MartinMariettaMaterials

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Job Description:

Recently debuting at #57 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 26 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.


Position Summary

Under immediate direction of the Quality Control Supervisor, the Quality Control Chemist performs various tests and analyzes samples in Laboratory for cement production.

  • Collect samples of raw materials, fuel and product for quality analysis.
  • Run chemical and physical tests on samples
  • Make up solutions required to run chemical tests
  • Keep records of tests run
  • Calibrate apparatus used to run tests and maintain calibration records
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Participate in CCRL and inter-plant quality control testing programs
  • Clean assigned lab areas
  • Enter test results into computer on daily basis
  • Inventory and order consumable items used in the lab
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor
Minimum Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 60 hours of college-level work from an accredited college including a minimum of 8 hours of Chemistry or related science course(s)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to read, write and verbally communicate in the English language
  • Ability to reason through operational issues as they arise and resolve or communicate to others
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of plant operations as they affect quality of product
  • Must have general knowledge of calculators and computers
  • A high degree of manual dexterity and accuracy required
  • Preferred knowledge of all types of equipment used in the manufacturing of cement
  • Knowledge of hazards associated with areas of responsibility
  • Ability to perform basic math functions
  • Must have a basic understanding of the plant operations
  • Must have excellent work and safety record
  • Must understand Lockout/Tagout procedure and safety requirements
Physical Requirements
  • Must work rotating shift
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds of weight up/ 2 flights of stairs 2 times per day
  • Must be able to work at heights of 50 ft. or more
  • Must be able lift and carry 20 pounds for up to 200 yards 12 times per day and up/down up to 3 flights of stairs each trip
  • Physical requirements also include visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination, standing, sitting, walking, climbing stairs, climbing on equipment, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, pushing, pulling, reaching, twisting, balancing, and squatting to perform the essential functions
  • Must be able to use proper Personal Protective Equipment as required
Working Condition

Must be able to work in all weather conditions (heat, cold, and rain). Must be able to work in noisy environment with noise levels up to 120 dba. Must be able to work in environments including vibration and mechanical and electrical hazards. Must be able to work any assigned shift. May have exposure to dust, cement, clay, gypsum, sand, diesel exhaust, lubricants, solvents, various fuels, etc. (See MSDS's)


  • 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.