Lewis Energy Group

  • Transload Operator I

    Location US-TX-Encinal
    Req No.
    2018-7557
    Category
    Other
  • Overview

    Transload Operator I, La Salle Railway

    Transfers dry bulk products; frac sand, proppants, and other products; to/from rail-cars and trucks in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining facility and equipment used.

    Responsibilities

    • Unloads/loads rail-cars; to include non-bulk items.
    • Operates all equipment related to transload operation which includes but is not limited to: mobile conveyors, generators, portable light sets, lite duty vehicles, tractors, rail-car/gate openers, forklifts, and loaders.
    • Operates portable hand tools; power and non-power, in accordance with all safety and operating rules.
    • Starts, stops, and operates engines and portable pumps in accordance with all safety and operation rules.
    • Performs general maintenance of all equipment used in transload operations, reporting any deficiencies that require further maintenance.
    • Communicates with team members to control and direct transload activities.
    • Observes, interprets and relays verbal and non-verbal communications; radio, phone, hand signals, lantern signals, switch target indicators, flags, and lights.
    • Conducts all written and verbal reporting in a timely and accurate manner. 
    • Complies with all company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns and taking appropriate action when needed.
    • Takes an active role in safety programs including attendance to all safety meetings and ensures safe behaviors of self and coworkers.
    • Performs general housekeeping and cleaning.

    Supervisory Responsibilities                                                     
    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
     
    Education and/or Experience                                                    
    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and a minimum one year related experience and/or training.
     
    Language Skills                                                                
    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
     
    Mathematical Skills                                                       
    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
     
    Reasoning Ability                                                           
    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
     
    Computer Skills                                                               
    N/A
     
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    Valid state issued driver's license.
     
    Other Skills and Abilities                                                            
    Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
    Ability to work as part of a team and maintain a good attitude.
     
    Other Qualifications                                                     
    Prior experience working on or around rail operation.
    Ability and willingness to work an irregular schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays to support a 24 hour a day 7 day a week operation.
     
     
    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
     
    Work Environment
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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