Lehigh Hanson Cement Terminal Associate in Providence, Rhode Island

AutoReqId: 3601BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Distribution

Primary Location: Providence-RI

Job Posting:

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a Terminal Associate for our Providence, RI cement terminal.


Lehigh Hanson is one of the world's largest suppliers of heavy building materials to the construction industry. We produce aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel), ready-mixed and precast concrete, asphalt, cement and cement-related materials and a range of building products including concrete pipes, concrete pavers, tiles and clay bricks.

We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, which employs 53,000 people across five continents and has leading positions in concrete and heavy building products and is the global leader in aggregates.


Reporting to Terminal Supervisor, this position is responsible for assisting the Terminal Supervisor with day to day operations.

  • Be involved and aware of all aspects of the day to day terminal operation.

  • Ensure customer orders are filled accurately. Promptly address customer concerns and refer more complex problems to supervisor for resolution.

  • Ensure all safety policies, including proper use of Personal Protective Equipment, are followed.

  • Perform the loading and unloading of cement products from or to railcars or bulk trucks; coordinate bulk loading activities with customer drivers and sales personnel. Inspect railcars and bulk trucks prior to loading/unloading. Operate locomotive, loader or car puller to move or position railcars in place for loading or unloading or to transfer railcars to switching tracks. Operate controls to convey proper cement product to bulk truck.

  • Ensure shipping and receiving paperwork is completed accurately and on a timely basis.

  • Ensure preventive maintenance and repairs are executed on terminal equipment and activities are logged.

  • Ensure proper housekeeping.

  • Manage overall terminal operations in the absence of the Terminal Supervisor, which includes coordination with regional personnel.

Skills & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • 1-3 years prior experience in cement or related industry a plus

  • Proven mechanical and electrical ability

  • Willing and capable of working extended hours and weekends if needed

  • Capable of accessing heights - top of railcars, stairways to silo top elevations, etc.

  • Capable of lifting up to 100 pounds on a regular basis

  • PLC experience a plus

  • Clerical skills a plus

  • Must be able to pass TSA security requirements to obtain TWIC card.

  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to follow safe working practices and in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated organizational and communication skills

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge, hardware and software, with computers; MS Office products and SAP preferred


We know that our employees are critical to our overall success. We are dedicated to investing in their future to maintain long-term relationships for lasting commitments. One of the ways we do this is to offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs which are regularly reviewed to maintain them at competitive levels.

Your salary will be commensurate with your work experience and relevant skills.

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EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled