Cement Terminal Operator

Website CalPortland

Cement Terminal Operator Job Highlights

Title Cement Terminal Operator
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Las Vegas, NV, United States
Company CalPortland

Company Profile

CalPortland is a major building materials and construction solutions provider. It includes solutions to the greatest construction challenges with expertise in cement production and distribution, ready mixed concrete, aggregate, asphalt, construction services, and other building materials.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Cement Terminal Operator who will participate in the unloading of cement from trucks and rail cars at the terminal.

Must perform all duties in a safety-conscious manner and in compliance with all applicable environmental laws and policies.

This position requires hands-on operation of terminal equipment, and developing a familiarity with a bulk truck and bulk rail car operations.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • Experience using air, electrical, and hand tools such as chipping guns, jackhammers, wrenches, grinders, and drills of all
  • Industry experience (preferred)


  • Assist other Terminal Operators in repairs, installations, maintenance, and operations of all terminal equipment
  • Keep cement plant facilities clean and orderly
  • Load and unload bulk tanker trucks and railcars using an automated loading system; operate a computer billing system
  • Maintain all mobile equipment in proper operating condition, including checks on tire inflation, brakes, water, and oil pressure
  • Monitor product movement to and from storage tanks, coordinating activities with other workers to ensure constant product flow
  • Operate mobile equipment: forklift, man lift, railcar mover
  • Operate moving equipment to spot and unload cement or fly ash railcars
  • Operate weigh devices as Weigh Master
  • Perform tasks ensuring efficient operation of the cement terminal
  • Record operating data such as products and quantities pumped, gauge readings, and operating times


  • Ability to see and hear safety indicators and warnings
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Able to work varying and flexible workdays and hours
  • Basic welding and cutting skills (a plus)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must work in all weather conditions: heat, cold, wet, dry, or dusty conditions
  • Will have exposure to all levels of noise that require the use of hearing protection

Physical requirements

  • Able to work in confined spaces, climb up to elevations of 10 to 100 ft., and occasionally lift weights of up to 100 lbs.

Employment Conditions

  • Successful candidates must submit to a post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check.
  • Some positions require FMCSA-regulated ongoing drug and alcohol testing.


  • All regular full-time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental, and vision plans.
  • Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and a retirement program.
  • The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Employer’s Statement

CalPortland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit careers.calportland.com.

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