Process Assistant (Quarry) - New Braunfels, TX

New Braunfels, TX, US, 78132

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  498775


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:  Process Assistant I (Quarry)

Reports to:  Process Supervisor

Shift:  Rotating Shift

Pay:  $20/hour+


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! 


ShapeWhat you’ll be contributing: 


Under the direction of the Crusher Supervisor, maintains all crusher/clay/raw storage equipment, buildings, and grounds areas by completing assigned inspections, housekeeping and lubrication schedules for these areas.


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines. 
  • Assist in clean up, inspecting, repairing and lubricating all Crusher equipment
  • Shovels and sweeps up spills as they occur to maintain plant housekeeping
  • Operates the raw material stackers to build stockpiles
  • Operates skid steer loaders, backhoe, haul and dump trucks, guzzler, air compressors, water truck and other quarry equipment as needed
  • Operates jack hammer as needed to remove product build-up
  • Assist during plant shut downs
  • Assist in clinker storing and reclaiming and maintain equipment used for these jobs
  • Perform pre-shift area and equipment inspections daily for safety, maintenance and housekeeping: correcting problems as needed using best judgment or notifying the Process Control Technician and /or Quarry Supervisor
  • Initiate work orders for repairs and assist with the repairs
  • Relieves the Process Control Technician and Equipment Operators as needed and performs assigned tasks for that position
  • Assists in safety inspections and is aware of safety and environmental, MSHA and EPA requirements
  • Monitor and maintain raw material inventories (Clay and LS/Clay) to ensure the plant has sufficient raw materials for operation
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor  


To succeed in this position, you will need: 


  • High school graduation or equivalent is required 
  • 2 years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Willingness to learn, training will be provided  
  • Must be a self-starter able to work with little or no supervision
  • Ability to perform all duties in a safe manner
  • Maintain a positive work attitude
  • Ability to perform minor maintenance
  • Must have good attendance
  • Ability to reason through operational issues as they arise and resolve them or communicate with others
  • Knowledge of equipment used in the manufacturing of cement preferred
  • Knowledge of hazards associated with areas of responsibilities
  • Excellent work and safety record
  • Understanding of Lockout/Tagout procedures


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. Lifing up to 50 pounds. 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.


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




Date:  Jun 20, 2024

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio