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Terminal Operator/General Laborer

Company: GCC Ready Mix
Location: Brookings
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt GCC, employees are our most important resource. As a part of the GCC family, you'll be welcomed into a culture that promotes the company vision and internal career growth. Our company vision is to have our customers recognize us as a business partner that generates the most value to their construction projects. We're a sustainable growing company, a great place to work and a solid investment for our shareholders. GCC is an enterprise with a global and sustainable approach. Our production is mainly devoted to the manufacture and sale of gray Portland cement, mortar, premixed concrete, concrete blocks, plaster, aggregates and other construction materials.

Who we are: GCC is a world-class company that produces, distributes and markets cement, ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, and innovative products related to the construction industries in Mexico and the United States. We take pride in being a market leader with a culture of innovation, high performance and safety. GCC offers a very competitive benefits program including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance plans, and a 401K.

What you will do: Works in a cement distribution terminal loading and unloading cement from trucks and railcars to distribute to customers in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. Individuals working in this position must maintain, repair, and replace all machinery and equipment used in the operation of the terminal.

  • Utilize computer and computer software to process and generate appropriate paperwork and communicate with the main office.
  • Unload cement from railcars, store and then load it into trucks for distribution.
  • Process all paperwork in connection with the distribution of cement such as invoices, bill of lading, cod's, ordering railcars, tracking and tracing rail cars or cement orders, weight tickets, load out tickets, and ordering terminal supplies.
  • Communicate with the railroad, truck drivers, customers, order center, sales, and vendors to ensure cement is delivered on time and in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Load cement into trucks.
  • Positions and blocks vehicles or rail cars by using track mobile to spot cars and set brakes.
  • Positions spout, chute, and conveyor over or into a rail car, truck, bin, or storage pile and opens slide in spout or chute to start the flow of material into or from vehicles.
  • Opens air valves, rail car side door, or car hopper door, starts conveyors, pneumatic conveyors, or elevators, and adjusts dampers to feed materials to the specified designation. This involves scraping residual cement out of the train car with a 16' t-handled pole.
  • Collects cement sample and keep track of inventory.
  • Vibrates hopper to facilitate flow into rail car or truck. The employee must lift the vibrator into and of train car pockets which require lifting, crawling, and bending.
  • Observes pressure gauges and adjusts valves to maintain specified pumping pressure.
  • Records car identifying information such as weight and volume of material loaded and the number of cars dumped or filled.
  • Maintenance and repair of all equipment and machinery used by the terminal in the distribution of cement including valves, augers, air compressors, vibrators, dust collectors, motor wrenches, boot lifts, and hydraulic cylinders.
  • Welding and use of cutting torches to repair and maintain equipment.
  • Operate equipment such as forklift, track mobile, or other mobile equipment used in operating the terminal.
  • Diagnose problems with machinery and recommend solutions.
  • Transfer to other terminals to work for operators and managers who are on vacation or sick leave.
  • General housekeeping and grounds maintenance
  • Will maintain a safe working environment, adhere to safety policies and practices, perform daily housekeeping of assigned area, adhere to company policies.
  • Ensure quality of work performed, support, promote and utilize continuous improvement system, observe and promote best practices, good time management and be able to troubleshoot/analyze root cause failure. Experience and abilities you will need:
    • 1-year certificate from college or technical
    • 3 - 6years related experience and/or training in the distribution of products and customer relations
    • Knowledge of cement and ready-mix operations.
    • Track Mobile Training / Safety Training/OSHA Requirements
    • Mechanical ability You will love working here because: At GCC, employees are our most important resource. As a part of the GCC family, you'll be welcomed into a culture that promotes the company vision and internal career growth. Our company vision is to have our customers recognize us as a business partner that generates the most value for their construction projects. We're a sustainable growing company, a great place to work, and a solid investment for our shareholders. GCC is an enterprise with a global and sustainable approach. Our production is mainly devoted to the manufacture and sale of gray Portland cement, mortar, premixed concrete, concrete blocks, plaster, aggregates, and other construction materials. Join the family!

      An Equal Opportunity Employer

      GCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

      We hold each other accountable to live our core values of health and safety, attitude of service, integrity, teamwork, innovation and excellence. GCC employees demonstrate these values every day. An Equal Opportunity Employer GCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors, including skills, abilities and experience. Please click the links to view the federal compliance posters

      Other details

      • Pay Type Salary
      • Min Hiring Rate $25.00
      • Max Hiring Rate $28.00

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Keywords: GCC Ready Mix, Sioux Falls , Terminal Operator/General Laborer, Other , Brookings, South Dakota

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