Senior Terminal Operator - Alexandria, LA

Alexandria, LA, US, 71301

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  497689


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.


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! 


What you’ll be contributing: 


The Sr. Terminal Operator performs advanced procedures involved with loading trucks, unloading railroad cars. This position assists Terminal Operators and Managers in the maintenance of terminal equipment and grounds. The position supports the team to manage small projects and other product quality control or technically oriented tasks related to a petroleum products facility.


  • Assures proper cement types are loaded into bulk trucks.
  • Operates pneumatic and mechanical equipment for truck loading from computer console using programmed screens, keyboard and mouse.
  • Assures proper cement types are unloaded from railcars into designated silos, without contamination of cement types, using pneumatic and hydraulic railcar unloading equipment.
  • Operate programmable hydraulic railcar indexer, compressors, and/or a cement bagger.
  • Operates power sweeper, forklift truck and front-end loader.
  • 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.
  • Performs daily activities associated with handling inquiries and orders for customers and sales personnel.
  • Performs general cleanup duties around loading area.
  • Performs electrical and mechanical troubleshooting.
  • Initiates pump and valve maintenance.
  • Performs testing of system safety devices, periodic inspections of tanks, valves, or piping.


You will need:


  • High School or GED
  • 3 three years of experience in a terminal operator role or related position
  • Proficient in English written, verbal communication, and listening skills
  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Ability to demonstrated customer service skills regularly
  • Ability to operate the loading systems used in loading trucks and railcars.
  • Ability to operate sweeper and general hand tools.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations to calculate loads going into trucks by using general math calculations.
  • Proficient in database input and have the ability to use a computer.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting and repairing basic mechanical, pneumatic and minor electrical malfunctions.
  • Knowledge of terminal operation policies and procedures.
  • Proficient in using terminal equipment and computerized systems.
  • Ability to operate all terminal equipment including railcar vibrators, silos and related equipment, switch engine, and rail cars.
  • Ability to refer all problems to supervisor for guidance.


Work to be performed in a shop environment as well as outdoor exposure throughout the terminal. 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. 



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.


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Date:  Jun 20, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Alexandria Louisiana

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