Cement Loader

Tend conveyors to load and unload bulk cement onto tank trucks.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cement Loaders do?

Tends pneumatic conveyor, or belt, auger, or bucket conveyor to load and unload bulk cement onto tank trucks or railroad tank and hopper cars: Inserts loading nozzle in opening on tank trucks. Starts pump and turns lever to open slide on storage bins. Observes weight indicator on scale and regulates speed of feed to fill tank in truck. Records weight on sales slip. Tends winch to position railroad tank cars under loading nozzles. Inserts nozzles in loading ports of car and turns on pump to feed in cement. Records weight loaded on manifest. May tend equipment that inserts flexible pipe into railroad tank and hopper cars and tank trucks. May bag cement [PACKAGER, MACHINE]. May be designated according to vehicle loaded as Cement-Railroad-Car Loader; Cement-Truck Loader.

Should I be a Cement Loader?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Bulk Cement Loader, Cement-Railroad-Car Loader, Cement-Storage Worker, Cement-Truck Loader

    How to become a Cement Loader

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