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Laborer (Rail)

Company: CEMEX
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

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

Under the direction of the Loadout Plant Supervisor, the Railperson must be able to operate locomotive and other loadout equipment as necessary. The Railperson 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 fashion due to the fact that every single work activity in our line of business is crucial for the whole operation, this is job is primarily an outside position.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for safe rail movements
  • Operates locomotives
  • Directs train movements
  • Continually inspect track conditions
  • Maintains and cleans locomotives and railyard
  • Fills out forms to report mechanical problems to shop mechanics.
  • Communicates with and cooperates with truckers and customers.
  • Records down time and actions taken
  • Assist with track repairs and general rail maintenance
  • Assist with inspecting and cleaning of railcars


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Prior experience required with similar or same equipment or machinery.
    • Ability to carry out simple oral and written instructions and deal with simple probes from standardized situations.
    • Ability to perform basic computer functions.
    • Basic mathematical skills, including basic arithmetic functions and common units of measurement.
    • Ability to read English sufficiently to be able to read information contained in manuals, regulations, and reports, including Safety issues and related matters.
    • Basic English language skills for completion of various paperwork such as pre-shift inspection forms.
    • Ability to speak English and communicate with others via a two-way radio.
    • Ability to detect safety hazards and equipment malfunctions and respond accordingly.
    • Basic mechanical knowledge to detect potential breakdown of equipment.
    • High level of attentiveness and physical coordination to operate locomotive safely in busy stress areas
    • High School Diploma or equivalent

      Working Conditions

      Physical Requirements

      • Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling and/or moving of 50 pounds maximum, with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighting up to 50 pounds.

        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.

        CEMEX offers both competitive pay and benefits. Benefits applicable to this position may include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay, as well as a comprehensive wellness program to help keep employees and their families healthy and well. You can learn more about CEMEX Benefits by visiting the CEMEX USA Benefits and Well-Being page. (https://www.cemexusa.com/careers/life-at-cemex/benefits-well-being).

        EEO Statement - En Espa--ol

        CEMEX es una instituci--n EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acci--n afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religi--n, discapacidad f--sica o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientaci--n sexual, infomaci--n gen--tica, identidad de g--nero, o expresi--n de g--nero en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Keywords: CEMEX, Jacksonville , Laborer (Rail), Other , Jacksonville, Florida

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