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Terminal Operator - Cleveland, Ohio

Independence, OH, US, 44131

Oldcastle Materials Cement Holdings



Job ID:  227520


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 the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position Overview 

Operate & maintain equipment involved in the loading and unloading of cement from silos, rail cars, ships, barges, or trucks. May also operate a Shuttle wagon, Skid Steer and light industrial equipment


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Position reports to the Terminal Manager.
  • Receive, position and unload hopper rail cars or trucks according to accepted, unloading, practices. Report operating and maintenance problems to the Terminal Manager.
  • Load customer trucks and common carriers in a timely and efficient manner recognizing the CRH Canada policy on load limit weights and clean air standards.
  • Prepare bills of lading and maintain inventory records.
  • Perform emergency, periodic and preventive maintenance on all equipment according to the terminal maintenance program.
  • Recommend cost saving and work simplification ideas.
  • Maintain the terminal in a clean, neat and tidy condition, which properly reflects the CRH image.
  • Support company safety program through the use of safety equipment and the observance of safe work methods.
  • Handle special assignments or projects as needed.
  • Be able to handle terminal alone for short periods of time.  Shift hours demand careful and responsible work habits for longer periods of time.




Education/Experience - Preferred

  • Background in air compressors, pneumatic pumps, and conveying systems; basic knowledge of electrical and welding a plus.
  • Work experience in an industrial setting.
  • Trade school courses; a plus.

Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Basic math aptitude to handle paperwork.
  • Driver's license, phone, High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Minimum one year work experience in equipment maintenance within an industrial setting.
  • Good verbal skills for dealing with truckers, customers, and other employees.
  • Appropriate business conducts and phone manners, a must. Customer oriented individual.


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.

  • Working outdoors and varied temperatures and weather conditions
  • Working indoors in varied conditions (ie. hot noisy, dusty)
  • Effortless mobility through all areas of the Packhouse
  • Ability to climb stairs several times a day as required
  • Ability to lift and carry 66-74 lb cement bags daily (for bag weights)
  • Working at heights
  • Working in confined space

Work Environment

  • This position is based across the Terminal


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! 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 career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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