Import Terminal Operator - Portland, OR
Oldcastle

Portland, Oregon

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Job ID: 497642

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us. We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.

Reports To : Terminal Manager

Shift : Day Shift

Pay : $32.10 per hour

At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package to include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance Vision Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Growth Opportunities and more!

Summary:

Performs procedures involved with loading trucks, and unloading railroad cars. Assists in the maintenance of terminal equipment and grounds. Works under close supervision with standard practice procedures and guidelines. Refers all problems to supervisor for guidance.

What you'll be contributing:

  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Assures proper cement types are loaded into bulk trucks.
  • Uses credit approval lists, cement inventory reports, and approved shipping instructions to determine if a customer's request for cement can be loaded.
  • Maintains shipping logs, prepares bills of lading, and calculates split-load tonnages based on a trucker's instructions.
  • Operates pneumatic and mechanical equipment for truck loading from computer console using programmed screens, keyboard, and mouse.
  • Performs daily activities associated with handling inquiries and orders for customers and sales personnel as specified by Terminal Manager or Senior Terminal Operator.
  • Assures proper cement types are unloaded from railcars into designated silos, without contamination of cement types, using pneumatic and hydraulic railcar unloading equipment.
  • May operate a programmable hydraulic railcar indexer, compressors, and/or a cement bagger.
  • Operates power sweeper, forklift truck, and front-end loader.
  • Performs general cleanup duties around the loading area.

To succeed in this position, you will need:

  • High school graduation or equivalent is required
  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Willingness to learn, training will be provided
  • Minimum of 2 years of mechanical maintenance experience preferred in a similar or related industrial facility.
  • Working knowledge of welding, cutting torch basics, and mechanics.
  • Ability to operate mobile equipment such as a forklift, trucks, man lifts, and bobcat-related equipment.
  • Ability to install various types of equipment and machinery in the terminal.
  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills on a regular basis.
  • Ability to operate the loading systems used in loading trucks and railcars.
  • Ability to operate sweeper and general hand tools.
  • Must be able to calculate loads going into trucks by using general math calculations.
  • Must be proficient at database input and have the ability to use a computer.
  • Must be technically oriented in troubleshooting and repairing basic mechanical, pneumatic, and minor electrical malfunctions.
  • Knowledge of terminal operation policies and procedures.
  • Skill in using terminal equipment and computerized systems.
  • Ability to lift heavy materials weighing up to 80 pounds.
  • Ability to operate all terminal equipment including railcar vibrators, silos, and related equipment, switch engines, and rail cars.
  • Ability to climb silo ladders up to 90 feet in height (as applicable for each terminal).

What to expect in a cement environment:

Work to be performed in a shop environment as well as outdoor exposure throughout the plant. Mild exposure to cement dust, heat, cold, and noise requires compliance with specified safety guidelines and procedures. Exposure to high elevations of up to 250 feet in height. Exposure to all weather conditions. Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposure.

What's next for you?

We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies.

If you live in or are applying for a position in the following locations: Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri (Kansas City only), Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (Cincinnati, Columbus and Toledo only), Oregon, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia only, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington State you should NOT answer the salary question below. Please enter "N/A" in the text box.

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Date: May 22, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Job Segment: Front End, Facilities, Forklift, Warehouse, Hydraulics, Technology, Operations, Manufacturing, Engineering


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