Shop Welder

Website Martin Marietta

Shop Welder Job Highlights

Title Shop Welder
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location West Des Moines, IA, United States
Company Martin Marietta

Company Profile

Martin Marietta is a supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials. In particular, Martin Marietta supplies the resources for roads, sidewalks, and foundations.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Shop Welder who will be responsible for welding, fabricating, cutting, and miscellaneous mechanical work for operating plants.

The position will be working in underground mines, surface quarries, sand plants, and our maintenance shop.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • Previous welding/fabrication experience
  • Skill Trade Certification(s), a plus


  • Ability to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain plant equipment
  • Ability to weld, cut, and perform minor fabrication on plant equipment
  • Ability to work in outdoor environments and in elevated areas
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Mechanically inclined to use a wide variety of hand tools and power tools
  • Proactive in Safety and works well in a team
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bi-lingual is a plus

Work Environment

  • Primary operates in a shop environment with some work in an underground or surface mine setting

Physical Demands

  • Occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to 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.
  • Must occasionally lift or move up to 50 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.


  • Company Matched 401k
  • Company provided Pension
  • Dental (Metlife)
  • Medical (BCBS)
  • Paid Time Off (15 days per year!)
  • Vision (VSP)

Employer’s Statement

Martin Marietta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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