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Terminal Operator - Spokane, WA

Spokane Valley, WA, US, 99212

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  460460


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.


Position: Terminal Operator

Reports to: Terminal Manager

Shift: Monday-Friday, Terminal Operating Hours are 4:00am-4:00pm PST; Shift is 8 hours (Salary non-exempt); Guaranteed 40 hr per week.

Pay:  $21-22/ hr.


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

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k with company match and profit sharing
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Growth Opportunities and more!


What you’ll be contributing:


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.
  • Install, dismantle, repair, reassemble, and align machinery, equipment, and tools as needed to improve function and operation. Repair buildings as needed.
  • Solves routine maintenance problems regarding equipment and machinery effectively.
  • Ability to safely and effectively operate, maintain, and service a man lift, scissor lift, front-end loader, fork truck, crane, drill press, threading machine, ironworker, rigging equipment, air, and electric power tools, cutting torch, general hand tools, chain fall, and all related equipment.
  • Uses welding equipment efficiently, MiG, tig, and stick to perform maintenance functions. 
  • Maintains proper records of the parts and materials used in maintenance jobs and job procedures
  • Operates and services pneumatic and mechanical equipment for truck loading operation.
  • Assures proper operation of rail car unloading system, servicing valves, welding pipes, and tanks as needed.
  • Performs all job-related duties in a safe manner in accordance with company policy and procedures.    


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


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 90 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.




What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A 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:  Mar 16, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Spokane

Job Segment: Machinist, MIG Welding, Forklift, Front End, Welding, Manufacturing, Technology