Distribution Technician

Production - Equipment Operators/Laborers New Braunfels, Texas


Position Summary


Under the direction of the Distribution Supervisor, the Distribution Technician loads truck and rail cars, maintains housekeeping in the loading areas and storage silos.



  • Operates rail and truck scales to load cement and clinker
  • Operates rail engine and shuttle wagon to move rail cars
  • Operates the loading system for loading trucks and rail cars
  • Ability to perform general housekeeping duties of entire area
  • Clean up, remove chunks from silos, and other basic maintenance as required
  • Must work a rotating shift

 Minimum Education and Experience

  • High School or Equivalent
  • 2+ years cement or industrial experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read and write legibly, and speak in English
  • Good working knowledge of computers, good command of grammar/spelling/math
  • Good understanding of plant, Company, and MSHA Safety Rules
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work in a busy office and/or plant environment
  • Must understand and comply with lock-out procedure and safety requirements
  • Perform other duties and special projects as required

 Physical Requirements

  • Climb up to 60 feet above ground on ladders and catwalks to perform work
  • Stooping, bending, kneeling, squatting, reaching, pushing, & pulling frequently throughout the work day
  • Walk/stand on uneven ground, walkways and catwalks throughout the work day
  • Climb ladders, steps and inclined walks minimum of 2 hours per day
  • Carry 50 lbs. minimum of 50 feet, 5 times per day
  • Communicate in person or by radio minimum of 2 hours per day
  • Able to reason through difficult operations problems, resolve said problems and/or relate same to others
  • Ability to work other than day shift and twelve hours or more on a shift
  • Ability to mount and dismount mobile equipment readily
  • Ability to climb ladders to top of silo Airslide

Working Conditions

  • Must work outside in all weather conditions: heat, cold, dust, and wet a minimum of 8 hour per day
  • Work in high noise level areas while wearing proper PPE
  • Work at various heights

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled