Operator Loader

CEMEX - Houston, TX4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $28,000 - $40,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off, employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at www.cemexusa.com/careers. For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at https://jobs.cemex.com/.

Job Summary

The Loader Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. The Loader Operator must also clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed policies, procedures, and operator manuals.

Job Responsibilities
Responsible for the operation of front-end loader to lift and transport bulk materials to and from storage areas, to feed conveyors, hoppers and to load trucks or railcars
Starts engine, shifts gears, presses pedals, and turns steering wheel to operate loader
Moves levers to lower and tilt bucket and drives front-end loader to force bucket into bulk materials
Moves levers to raise and tilt bucket when filled, drives vehicle to work site, and moves levers to dump material
Verifies amount of aggregate in storage bins and fills hoppers to ensure adequate quantity and quality of raw materials is maintained
Performs routine maintenance on loaders, such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning
Participates in making sure the quality and quantity of raw materials meets established standards
Ensures assigned established performance indicators are met
Works toward improvement of the assigned plant and surrounding area
Follows established procedures to ensure that the plant for which he/she is working is in compliance with state, federal, and local regulations and requirements
Participates in on-going minor maintenance and visual evaluations of plant and equipment
Confers with plant superintendent, batch person, and other personnel to resolve problems, provide immediate feedback, and may recommend solutions to improve performance
May haul cement and/or additives from storage area in bulk or bags,
Adhere to all CEMEX, OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
Meet or exceed company safety standards
Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management
Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Be able to read, write, and speak English
Bilingual a plus
Working Conditions
Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors
Must wear protective equipment while at the location
Physical Requirements
Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment
Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls
Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.

CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.

CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.

Arizona Smoke-Free Act. CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, información genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.