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Systems Operator

Location: San Antonio, TX, United States
Job # 10383061
Date Posted: 02-05-2018
Systems Operator – San Antonio TX 
Pay Rate: $15/Hour
40 Hours
General Summary
Performs a variety of manual tasks related to the operation of the cement plant equipment, machinery and vehicles including loading, leveling, pushing, distributing and relocating materials; inspecting and servicing equipment and machinery, and clean-up in work area and facilities.
Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions)
Operates a front end loader to load marl, limestone, gypsum, clinker and other materials into proper hopper or feeder.
Inspects heavy equipment/machinery for wear, leakage, spillage, etc. and services some insuring proper oil levels, water and air, oils and grease motors/related parts.
Cleans chutes, equipment and machinery, as well as spillages in work area and facilities.
Logs safety and maintenance status of equipment prior to use.
Fills or bags materials bin for raw mill grinding system.
Communicates with shift foreman and control room.
Serves on various appropriate continuous improvement teams in a positive and active manner and offers ideas of increasing efficiency and improvement with work processes concerning employee’s essential duties, responsibilities, and related matters.
Learns and understands all Company safety rules, obeying them and using appropriate safety equipment and checks with supervisor if there is a question as to safe procedure; keeps up to date on all changes to safety rules. Must demonstrate commitment to safety of all persons and property by abiding by all safety rules and regulations.
Immediately reports all unsafe conditions to supervisor.
Learns all safety features of machinery or vehicles assigned to work on.
Performs equipment check and maintains a safety and equipment checklist which is to be prepared prior to the daily use of such equipment.
Conducts area equipment check and updates check sheet during shift.
Performs other duties as assigned by Leads, Foreman, Supervisors or Management.
Educational Skills and Experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school Diploma or GED preferred.
Previous experience in cement operations preferred but not required.
Knowledge of hand tools required.
Must possess mechanical aptitude and previous experience operating heavy equipment.
Must possess ability to communicate and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and co-workers.
Ability to understand and follow supervisor’s instructions, safety rules and regulations, equipment operating instructions and danger notices.
Must be able to exercise common sense in the operation and safety of all equipment, machinery and vehicles; to work under pressure to solve problems, meet deadlines in performing work in a timely fashion
Must be able to make decisions regarding maintenance and servicing of equipment and machinery; to recognize unusual situations deviating from prescribed routine and take appropriate action
Must be able to work as part of a team, as well as to complete assigned tasks independently with little direct supervision; to work in a physically challenging and sometimes stressful environment; to take direction from supervisor and to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Recent Military Background Helpful; Seeking Veterans with the experience of operating the following:
Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle (MRAP) 
Light Armored Vehicles (LAV)
Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV-7)
M1A1 Abrams Tank
MK14 flatbed trailer
MK16 tractor
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