Website CEMEX

Dredge Operator Job Highlights

Title Dredge Operator
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Clermont, FL, United States
Company CEMEX

Company Profile

CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable service to customers and communities around the world.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Dredge Operator who will operate the dredge in a safe and efficient manner and uses acquired skills to dredge sand from pond-filled pits.

Educational Qualification

  • The prospective applicants should have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Prior experience required with the similar or same equipment or machinery


  • Adhere to all CEMEX, OSHA, and MSHA rules and regulations at all times
  • Assist maintenance personnel with repairs and preventive maintenance
  • At times welding may have to be performed to combat breakdowns
  • Be able to correctly change or repair various teeth from cutter heads
  • Be able to operate under training from leadman, loader operator, and supervisor for running a smooth and safe production
  • Be familiar with correct moving procedures from moving dredge to actually mining
  • Become familiar with assigned equipment and recognize potential maintenance problems by sight and sound and inform supervisory personnel
  • Become familiar with necessary lubrication of moving part on dredge
  • Carry out minor repairs and adjustments
  • In a safe and efficient manner be able to operate a workboat with motor
  • Maintain good housekeeping of the equipment
  • Make sure the dredge has an adequate supply of tools, fire extinguishers, first aid supplies, and safety equipment
  • Meet or exceed company safety standards
  • Operate controls and levers to hoist, drag, and swing, cutter head for efficient productivity from banks of the pond
  • Replace or assist other workers as needed or directed
  • Wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
  • Work under the direction of Leadman and Manager
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management


  • Ability to carry out not only simple but complex oral and written instructions and deal with problems from standardized situations and work experience
  • Ability to communicate well with supervisors, welders, leadmen, other Mechanics, maintenance personnel, co-workers, and outside contractors
  • Ability to detect safety hazards and equipment malfunctions and respond accordingly
  • Ability to perform basic logging and documenting functions
  • Ability to read English sufficiently and be able to comprehend the information contained in manuals, regulations, and reports
  • Ability to speak English with others via two-way radio
  • Ability to work Night Shift (12 hours per day, 4 nights per week, 5 pm-5 am)
  • Basic mechanical knowledge to detect potential breakdown of equipment
  • Be capable of working in all weather conditions
  • Be familiar with and obey all company working practices and Federal Safety Regulations
  • Have mechanical aptitude
  • High level of attentiveness and physical coordination to perform the work activities safely and productively
  • Bi-lingual (a plus)

Working Conditions

  • Capable to work extended hours as needed
  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors
  • Must wear protective equipment while at the location

Physical Requirements

  • Heavy Work – Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, turning, climbing to a significant degree, or pulling of controls
  • Must pass DOT physical to include back x-ray, hearing test, and drug/alcohol screen
  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around


  • The company offers competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental, vision plans, vacation or paid time off, employee assistance programs, and retirement plan options.

Employer’s Statement

CEMEX is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law.

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