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Job Title:  Systems I Operator 1

Site/Location:  Cement Plant

San Antonio, TX, US, 78217

Date:  Sep 22, 2022
Job Description: 

General Summary

Performs a variety of manual tasks related to the operation of the cement plant equipment, machinery and vehicles including loading, leveling, pushing, distributing, and relocating materials, inspecting, and servicing equipment and machinery, and clean-up in work area and facilities.

Principle Duties and Accountabilities

  • Operates a front-end loader to load marl, limestone, gypsum, clinker and other materials into proper hopper or feeder.
  • Inspects heavy equipment/machinery for wear, leakage, spillage, etc. and services some insuring proper oil levels, water and air, oils, and grease motors/related parts.
  • Cleans chutes, equipment, and machinery, as well as spillages in work area and facilities.
  • Logs safety and maintenance status of equipment prior to use.
  • Fills or bags materials bin for raw mill grinding system.
  • Communicates with shift foreman and control room.
  • Serves on various appropriate continuous improvement teams in a positive and active manner and offers ideas of increasing efficiency and improvement with work processes concerning employee’s essential duties, responsibilities, and related matters.
  • Learns and understands all Company safety rules, obeying them and using appropriate safety equipment and checks with supervisor if there is a question as to safe procedure; keeps up to date on all changes to safety rules. Must demonstrate commitment to safety of all persons and property by abiding by all safety rules and regulations.
  • Immediately reports all unsafe conditions to supervisor. 
  • Learns all safety features of machinery or vehicles assigned to work on. 
  • Performs equipment check and maintains a safety and equipment checklist which is to be prepared prior to the daily use of such equipment. 
  • Conducts area equipment check, and updates check sheet during shift.

Educational Skills and Experience

  • High school Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Previous experience in cement operations preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of hand tools required.
  • Must possess mechanical aptitude and previous experience operating heavy equipment.
  • Must possess ability to communicate and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Ability to understand and follow supervisor’s instructions, safety rules and regulations, equipment operating instructions and danger notices.
  • Must be able to exercise common sense in the operation and safety of all equipment, machinery, and vehicles; to work under pressure to solve problems, meet deadlines in performing work in a timely fashion
  • Must be able to make decisions regarding maintenance and servicing of equipment and machinery; to recognize unusual situations deviating from prescribed routine and take appropriate action
  • Must be able to work as part of a team, as well as to complete assigned tasks independently with little direct supervision; to work in a physically challenging and sometimes stressful environment; to take direction from supervisor and to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

About Company

Capitol Aggregates a division of Zachry stands on a rich tradition of creativity, stability, innovation, and experience in the construction and building materials industry. Fully understanding that Capitol's employees are the heart of our success, we foster a dynamic work environment by providing development opportunities such as training, education, and career advancement. We believe people are our greatest asset and offer a variety of training and development opportunities to promote excellence and facilitate career advancement.

Capitol Aggregates offers an industry leading benefits package.

  • 401k
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio