Continental Cement Company – Terminal Operator III
Location: Convent, LA | Report to: Area Terminal Manager | Classification: Full-Time / Non-Exempt

Continental Cement Company’s (CCC), [a Summit Materials Company] vision is to be the most socially responsible, integrated construction materials solution provider, collaborating with stakeholders to deliver differentiated innovation and solve our customers' challenges. We have a long and proud history manufacturing cement in Missouri and Iowa and using our distribution network to reach markets extending from Minnesota to Louisiana. 

Our values of Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, and Inclusivity define our actions and priorities. 
Our goal is to ensure that our employees go home safely each day, because they are our most valuable asset.? 
As a valued team member, you will have opportunities to build a fulfilling career within Continental Cement and Summit.   

It is our belief as part of the Summit family that we hire and retain the best people. We work safely, build long-term relationships inside and outside the company, and reward outstanding contributions. Our commitment is to involve our employees in the decision-making process, while proactively coming together to support and actively participate in the communities in which we live, work and play.

Our goal is for all employees to be safe, aligned with our values and have fulfilling careers. 
We provide competitive benefits and compensation, to include:
  • Bi-Weekly Pay
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance / AD&D
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program access (EAP)
  • 401(k) with company-matched contribution
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) program
  • Short Term Incentive Plan (Bonus Opportunity)
  • Growth & Development Opportunities

Continental Cement is currently seeking a Terminal Operator III to join our team. Our Terminal Operator III is responsible for hands-on operations of the terminal equipment and daily operating functions.  As a Terminal Operator III this role is expected to be able to provide support to and adequately perform the role of an Operator I & II.  A solid understanding of preventative maintenance practices is ideal for the success of the overall team.  Terminal Operator III’s are often site contacts and fill in for managers at times. The Terminal Operator III is set apart due to the added role and responsibilities of supervision over other operators, schedule creation and management for various employees, assisting in budget preparation and forecasting, while also supporting other Continental operations as needed.

  • Responsible for the loading of bulk trucks in a safe, efficient, and timely manner designating which silo is utilized.
  • Ensure that each load is completed to the customer’s specification within legal limits.
  • Perform quality checks and provide excellent service to customers.
  • Process bill of ladings, verify accuracy of paperwork, interpret, and understand readings on equipment instrumentation panels (capable of making PLC programming decisions).
  • Manage inventory and vendors.
  • Participate in formal and informal training programs to broaden both technical and soft skills, cross trains in activities.
  • Responsible for safe, proper use, maintenance/repair, and operation of loading and unloading equipment (compressors, blowers, pumps, vibrators, front-end loaders, man lifts, railcar movers, air valves, pneumatic door openers, boot lifts, hoisting equipment, pneumatic barge unloading, etc.)
  • Adherence to company safety policies; performing work in a safe manner with dedication to open communications, continuous improvement, and overall operations with a goal of ZERO Lost Time Accidents, Medical and First Aid Incidents. 
  • Other key functions of this position include cleaning all areas of the terminal and grounds, obtaining daily/weekly samples.
  • Assist or support other Continental Cement locations as required,
  • Assist in the training of new hires, report generation, compliance with internal control procedures, communicate deviations from established standards.
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, and feel
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, climb ladders, and maintain balance while stooping, kneeling, and crouching.
  • Frequently required to walk on gravel covered surfaces that may be wet and/or in artificially lit conditions. 
  • Frequently move 25-100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distant, peripheral, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to bend, use broom, shovel, spade.
  • Ability and willingness to work at heights up to 200 feet.

  • Ability to safely operate, read and comprehend safety and operating instructions, in the English language.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 5-7 years in operations and/or maintenance with previous supervisory experience;
  • 3-5 years of preventative maintenance, operation problem solving abilities/experience.
  • Ability to work a rotating 12 hr. shift based on team and operational demands.
  • Ability to work overtime and holidays as necessary.
  • Ability to work independently, day or night, without immediate supervision.
  • Basic ability to use Microsoft Office Suites.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Exposure to OSHA, environmental requirements.
  • Effective communication skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Preventive maintenance experience.
  • Ability to work in varying climates including hot and/or cold temperatures year-round; in enclosed areas, such as barges, dust collectors and pump pits.
  • Ability to work in noisy and dusty conditions.
  • Ability to operate forklifts and tractors.
  • Travel: 10-20%
    • Previous Barge loading and unloading experience.
    • Previous knowledge of Maximo or similar preventative maintenance systems.
    • Previous leadership experience
    • Skill sets : Diesel and small engine troubleshooting/repair, Minor welding, Minor electrical, Rigging, heavy equipment operation, Knowledge of the Permit to work system and JSAs, Knowledge of hydraulic and/or pneumatics)

Continental Cement and Green America Recycling value diversity and strive to provide an equal opportunity, safe working environment for all our employees. We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, parental status, veteran status, or any other class. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need. 

Continental Cement is a Summit Materials company.

Summit Materials East Region
Summit Materials (NYSE: SUM) is a publicly traded construction materials company that supplies aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, & asphalt paving mix in the United States & western Canada.
Summit Materials has completed more than 70 acquisitions since its founding & continues to pursue growth opportunities in new & existing markets. We are committed to creating value, providing access to growth capital, implementing best practices, & offering a safe place to work, while striving to exceed our environmental & social responsibilities.


This is a non-management position
This is a full-time, non-exempt position

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