Electrical Engineer Associate

Engineering Dallas, Texas


The Electrical Engineer Associate reports to and assists the Manager, Reliability & Maintenance in electrical maintenance planning, root cause analysis and troubleshooting and works closely with the plant and the Electrical Engineering Manager identifying reliability improvement opportunities and deploying best practices. The goal of the EIT program is the development of technically talented, team-oriented engineers for future technical or supervisory roles within Martin Marietta. The program represents a unique opportunity for recent college graduates to begin their career in a hands-on manufacturing operation with significant potential to apply sound problem solving skills and where the main goal is learning an industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Electrical Engineer Associate (EIT Program)

  • Perform all duties in a manner which promotes a safe work environment and safe job performance. Actively participate in all plant safety programs as directed by management
  • Complete the Engineer in Training (EIT) program (approximate duration of 104 weeks). This program provides on-the-job and formal training, as well as exposure to other areas of our business.
  • Participate in projects and optimization efforts as training exercise
  • Identify and implement projects or procedures that improve reliability and/or reduce plant operating costs in a safe, sustainable and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Participate and assist for troubleshooting electrical problems and the identification of solutions to reduce downtime and minimize maintenance costs.
  • Assist in the development of maintenance procedures to ensure that documentation is accurate and understandable.
  • Interface with all levels of management and employees to gather information and provide guidance for implementation including but not limited to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and instructional media for hourly employees.
  • As required by management, prepare and conduct entry level training for supervisors and hourly personnel on electrical equipment condition assessment and inspection to help develop general troubleshooting ability.
  • Assist in initiating, developing and implementing plant improvement projects including conceptualization of capital projects and justification of same.
  • Work to maintain/further develop expertise and proficiency in the area of cement production.
  • Participate in technical support assignments to other plants and facilities as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                                              

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline (Electrical).
  • No experience required for Electrical Engineer Associate

 Knowledge, Skills and abilities                                                          

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Knowledge of database, design, internet and manufacturing software
  • Proficient in the use of spreadsheet and word processing software.

 Physical Requirements

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

  • Climb up to 60 feet above ground on ladders and catwalks
  • Walk/stand on uneven ground, walkways and catwalks throughout the work day
  • Must be available to walk, crawl, kneel and climb ladders/stairs to inspect facilities and to observe work activities.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Capability of working for long periods of time in extreme heat and in dusty areas, confined spaces and heights.
  • Ability to climb stairs and work at heights (up to 350’).While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and enclosed spaces and vibration. The noise level in the work environment may be loud.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled