Website CEMEX

Dredge Operator Job Highlights

Title Dredge Operator
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Davenport, 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 seeking 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 applicants should have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have prior experience with the similar or same equipment or machinery (required)


  • 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 the lead man, 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 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
  • 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
  • Bilingual (a plus)
  • Have mechanical aptitude
  • High level of attentiveness and physical coordination to perform the work activities safely and productively


  • 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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