Utility Operator (281303)

Houston, TX
United States
Job Description

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Type: Full Time

Shift(s) Available: Rotating

Compensation: $19.00/hr

Benefits Information:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance

  • Health and Wellness Incentives

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Operating equipment associated with the loadout and unloading process for grain including trucks, rail cars, utilizing scales, pumps, and conveyors, etc

  • Complete various tasks including switching rail cars, operating locomotives, rail pit unloading, and housekeeping

  • Monitor equipment, complete pre-use daily inspections, independently solve simple problems while escalating more complex issues to the appropriate supervisor

  • Rotate through all positions within the specified utility operator department

  • Interacting regularly with peers and management to pursue continuous improvement of facility operations and promote a teamwork focused environment

  • Understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures

  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment

  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be eligible to work in the US without visa sponsorship 

  • Must be 18 years or older. 

  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, with or without a reasonable accommodation

  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above) 

  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including a respirator

  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)

  • High school diploma/GED or a minimum of two years equivalent work experience

  • Basic computer and typing skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel, Word and Excel

  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice

Preferred qualifications:

  • Forklift experience

  • Experience with inventory systems

  • Experience in a production and/or similar military environment


Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


United States