Location: New Braunfels, TX Posted Date: September 27, 2017
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Employer Job Id: R-001197 CareerMine Job Id: 1367665

Job Description

  • [Company] New Braunfels Plant is a 400,000 ton per year industrial lime manufacturer located in New Braunfels, Texas. The Utility Operator position is responsible for general housekeeping  in the plant , the solid fuel handling operation and the removal of lime/limestone waste from the plant to designated dump areas.

Responsibilities & Expectations:

  • Perform General Plant labor in all operational areas of the plant.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of kiln and kiln-related systems.
  • Clean bins, conveyers, spills, material from under conveyers and catwalks, and other cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Continuously observe, monitor, and report any condition that could lead to equipment failure or a safety hazard.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment including vacuum truck, haul truck, bobcat, loader, man lift, forklift, shuttle wagon, and tractor in a safe manner.
  • Assist maintenance in preventative care and minor repairs of equipment used.
  • Assist in kiln outage work, as needed.
  • Learn various entry level positions and cross train in other areas of the plant as needed.
  • Responsible for completing equipment and work area inspections.
  • Perform all assigned work adhering to Company and governmental safety rules and regulation and follow company lock out tag out procedures.
  • Report any potential operational or safety problems to management.


  • Industrial background with good troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledgeable of current environmental regulations and practices as they relate to the lime industry.
  • Previous experience operating heavy equipment is desired.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations is required.
  • Must be able to work shift work, seven days a week including holidays and be flexible to schedule changes, including overtime.
  • Must have a telephone and be open to call-outs.
  • Tolerate working outside in severe weather conditions as well as exposure to industrial high temperature, noise and dust.
  • Access all areas within a site which could include heights of 120 feet, confined spaces, climbing ladders or stairs, and accessing tunnels.
  • Lift over 50 pounds.
  • Effectively communicate and interact with supervisors, managers, and peers.
  • Demonstrate the ability to operate a computer preferred.

Required Experience:  

  • Previous labor experience in an industrial manufacturing environment is preferred.

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma, GED Equivalent, or demonstrated skills or ability.
  • For this position, being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment.

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