Loadout Operator

Location: Kermit TX Posted Date: July 13, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 292421-836 Careermine Job Id: 1785931
Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. The formation of Covia in 2018 is the most recent of many significant milestones in our shared history. Built from the merging of Fairmount Santrol and Unimin Corporation, Covia's rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly-skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Loadout Operator who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Kermit, TX location. The Loadout Operator is accountable for checking trucks into the facility, ensuring the safe and productive operation of the loading of sand into pneumatic trailers and sand boxes and checking out the truck that exit the facility.

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:

  • Comply with applicable MSHA regulations as outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and procedures
  • Take reasonable and necessary course of action to reduce or eliminate risk
  • Practice and advocate risk management practices of the operation
  • Adhere to site procedures and instructions given by supervisors
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner which is most efficient and reduces damage, downtime, and quality issues
  • Complete required paperwork in an orderly, accurate, and professional fashion
  • Adhere to site procedures and instructions given by supervisors
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner which is most efficient and reduces damage, downtime, and quality issues
  • Complete and organize required paperwork accurately
  • Assist with any continuous improvement projects, as necessary
  • Perform all other duties as needed or assigned
  • Perform pre-shift and routine equipment and area inspections; maintain safe work environments in the loadout area
  • Check and maintain communications with drivers, loadout operators, load coordinators, and management as necessary
  • Maintain housekeeping in the loadout area
  • Coordinate movement of trucks on the premises
  • Load product (sand) into trucks
  • Enter accurate date into loadout spreadsheets; and complete and submit bills of lading in accordance with Company guidelines

The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:
  • Good English communication skills - written and verbal required
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Previous loading experience, preferred
  • Prefer previous work experience in mining operations
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety with previous experience in identifying and managing risks
  • Computer working experience


  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental
  • 401K with company matching and fixed annual contributions
  • Vacation + Paid Holidays
  • Disability, Life / AD&D, and Long Term Care Insurances
  • Employee Assistance Program

At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we firmly believe this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or military service or reserve or veteran status.

The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

An Equal Opportunity Employer