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Dredge Operator - Sand Mine

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Date: Dec 30, 2020

Location: Davenport, FL, US, 33837

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at www.cemexusa.com/careers. For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at https://jobs.cemex.com/.

Job Summary

The Dredge Operator operates the dredge in a safe and efficient manner and uses acquired skills to dredge sand from pond-filled pits.This job interfaces, on a daily basis, with the rest of the operations in this location. The employee holding this job must perform the work activities in a correct, accurate and timely manner.

Job Responsibilities
  • Become familiar with assigned equipment and recognize potential maintenance problems by sight and sound and inform supervisory personnel
  • Carry out minor repairs and adjustments
  • Assist maintenance personnel with repairs and preventive maintenance
  • Make sure dredge has an adequate supply of tools, fire extinguishers, first aid supplies and safety equipment
  • Be able to correctly change or repair various teeth from cutter heads
  • Be familiar with correct moving procedures from moving dredge to actually mining
  • Become familiar with necessary lubrication of moving part on dredge
  • In a safe and efficient manner be able to operate a workboat with motor
  • Be able to operator under training from lead man, loader operator, and supervisor for running a smooth and safe production
  • Operate controls and levers to hoist, drag and swing, cutter head for efficient productivity from banks of the pond
  • At times welding may have to be performed to combat breakdowns
  • Work under direction of Leadman and Manager
  • Maintain good housekeeping of the equipment
  • Replace or assist other workers as needed or directed
  • Adhere to all CEMEX, OSHA, and MSHA rules and regulations at all times
  • Wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
  • Meet or exceed company safety standards
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management
Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience required with similar or same equipment or machinery
  • Bilingual (a plus) 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience required with similar or same equipment or machinery
  • Bi-lingual (a plus)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Prior experience required with similar or same equipment or machinery
  • Ability to carry out not only simple, but complex oral and written instructions and deal with problems from standardized situations and work experience
  • Have mechanical aptitude
  • Be capable of working in all weather conditions
  • Ability to perform basic logging and documenting functions
  • Ability to read English sufficiently and be able to comprehend information contained in manuals, regulations and reports
  • Ability to speak English with others via two-way radio
  • Basic mechanical knowledge to detect potential breakdown of equipment
  • Ability to detect safety hazards and equipment malfunctions and respond accordingly
  • Be familiar with and obey all company working practices and Federal Safety Regulations
  • Ability to detect safety hazards and equipment malfunctions and respond accordingly
  • Ability to communicate well with supervisors, welders, leadmen, other Mechanics, maintenance personnel, co-workers and outside contractors
  • High level of attentiveness and physical coordination to perform the work activities safely and productively
  • Ability to work Night Shift (12 hours per day, 4 nights per week, 5pm-5am) 
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
  • 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, and/or pulling of controls
  • Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around
  • 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
  • Heavy Work-Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around
  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls
  • Must pass DOT physical to include back x-ray, hearing test and drug/alcohol screen
Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and 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 in the programs or activities which it operates.

 

CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.

 

CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.

 

Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, información genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.


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