Terminal Operator

Website CEMEX

Job Highlights

Title Terminal Operator
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Pensacola, 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 worldwide.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Terminal Operator who will load bulk cementitious products into trucks, unloads cementitious products from hopper barges/vessels/railcars into silos, and bags of cement, and perform general and preventive maintenance on equipment while prioritizing safety.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED (preferred)
  • Be able to read, write, and speak English

Work Experience

  • Experience or willingness to work in an industrial setting


  • Ability to drive and operate various mobile equipment such as front-end loaders, skid steers, forklifts, bobcats, hi-reach, and other light industrial equipment required.
  • Always adhere to all CEMEX and OSHA rules and regulations.
  • Follow and promote all safety policies, including but not limited to risk assessments before starting tasks.
  • Inspect equipment assigned to him/her each shift following a preventive maintenance program.
  • Interact with team members of the terminal regularly to gather or communicate information and proactively solve problems.
  • Interpret and understand readings on equipment instrumentation panels.
  • Lead, track, and execute preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance of the terminal.
  • Load bulk pneumatic trailers for our customers.
  • Load package cement into flatbeds (if applicable).
  • Maintain terminals, quality control program, and environmental program.
  • Operate and monitor all terminal equipment.
  • Operate unloading equipment to unload bulk cement from vessels, barges, railcars, or trucks into storage areas.
  • Participate in formal and on-the-job training programs to acquire/broaden both technical and non-technical job skills; participate in cross-training activities.
  • Perform only trained and authorized activities safely and efficiently.
  • Troubleshoot breakdowns of equipment; perform and assist with major repairs.
  • Verify accuracy of paperwork for incoming/outgoing shipments.
  • Wear proper safety equipment (PPE) while on plant grounds.
  • Work includes manual labor with necessary tools as required or assigned.


  • Ability to operate standard maintenance machines, equipment, and powered mechanic tools safely in an industrial environment.
  • Ability to read technical information contained in manuals, reports, and welding work-related instructions, including safety issues and matters.
  • Basic knowledge about computers and Microsoft Office.
  • Bilingual (Spanish).
  • Electrical and mechanical knowledge to detect potential safety hazards and breakdown of machinery and equipment.
  • Maintenance, welding, electrical training, or certifications.
  • Terminal and industrial maintenance operators need to communicate with terminal managers, customers, sales personnel, haulers, and suppliers.

Working Conditions

  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors
  • Must wear protective equipment while at the location

Physical Requirements

  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions and tolerate extreme temperatures.
  • Frequently required to: walk and climb, walk long distances, and perform clean-up of spilled materials.
  • Heavy Work-Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, 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, pushing, turning, or pulling of controls.
  • Regularly required to talk and hear, to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment.
  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree.


  • The company offers benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay, as well as a comprehensive wellness program.

Employer’s Statement

CEMEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company does not discriminate based on 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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.cemex.com.

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