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Production/Industrial - Portland, OR


Portland, OR, US, 97203

Company:  Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  146936



Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, operates the Ag-Lime process and related equipment to ensure proper and continuous operations. 


  • Operates Ag-Lime mills, dryers and related equipment to make a quality product to meet customer specifications. (40%)

  • Operates a front-end loader. (30%)

  • Maintains an accurate written log of Ag-Lime production operations. (5%)

  • Lubricates equipment as designated by the Maintenance Supervisor. (5%)

  • Loads trucks as needed. (15%)

  • Performs various cleanup duties as needed. (5%)

  • Observes all safety rules and keeps work areas and equipment clean and orderly. (Continous) 

  • Ability to read and understand warning labels, instructions, signs and similar information.

  • Ability to learn computer and instrumentation systems involved in the Ag-Lime process.

  • Ability to perform basic math calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

  • Ability to perform basic screen analysis to test the product.

  • Ability to safely and effectively operate the mills, dryers, fans, feeders, conveyors, elevators, gates, dampers, computer and related instrumentation systems, air slides, air hose, water hose, bars, brooms, shovels, wheelbarrows, hammers, front-end loaders, forklifts, sweepers, and related equipment.

  • Work requires operating computer systems; lifting, pushing and pulling bars, brooms and shovels; climbing ladders and stairs; mounting and dismounting equipment; bending; sitting for long periods of time; and working at heights of up to 120 feet.


Normal exposure to conditions associated with heavy equipment and mill operations.

Graveyard Shift 11:00pm to 7:00am

This is a collective bargaining unit position.


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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