Cuber Operator

Country/Region:  US

Basalite Building Products, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete masonry products in the Western United States. Product lines include structural block, interlocking paving stones, engineered wall systems, retaining walls, ornamental and garden products, and a full range of sack goods. We are a proud member of the Pacific Coast Building Products Family of Companies.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Plant Superintendent, this position supports the plant in all areas of operating the cuber for production machines and verifies product quality and output and is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the Core Values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. Performs other related duties as assigned.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Learn and know names of block product to include sizes and color details
  • Learn and understand cubing patterns and block per pallet quantities
  • Learn and understand the controls and proper operation of the cuber, splitter and depalleter
  • Operate the cuber, splitter and depalleter in a safe manner and report any problems with equipment to Supervisor or Machine Operator immediately
  • During machine downtime, this position is to assist the Machine Operator with problems as needed
  • During mold changes, this position is to assist the Machine Operator with such actions
  • During machine downtime, ensure your area is clean and the Machine Operator does not need your assistance, then communicate with the Shift Lead to verify what additional duties are needed
  • Must be able to read and use a tape measure
  • Must be able to stack and flip block
  • As needed, inspect cuber at start of shift for problems
  • Inspect block product for good/bad quality
  • Keep area clean and organized for duration of the shift
  • Follow mixer cleaning lockout procedures
  • As needed, at shutdown, must clean mixer and have completed within the designated time required for shift
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • Regular attendance is required.


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Requires basic math, reading and writing skills
  • On-the-job training experience is required to be able to perform duties.
  • Learn and follow all safety procedures for the equipment
  • Ability to shovel and do general clean up duties
  • Communicate effectively with peers and management
  • Regular attendance is required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk and listen; Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist; Lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Regular attendance is required.






WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


  • Plant environment with loud noise, moving machinery, dusty, dirty.
  • Outdoor weather conditions.
  • Extreme temperatures.
  • Wear mandatory and/or other appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)



This is a regular, full-time position with competitive compensation and full benefits including medical/dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan, and wellness programs. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian