Casting Wheel Operator Helper Job Description Sample
Who We Are:
Ball Corporation, since its founding in 1880, has evolved and expanded from its humble beginnings as a manufacturer of wood-jacketed tin cans into the global manufacturing leader it is today. From the development of innovative metal packaging to the beverage, food and consumer goods markets to delivering proven instruments, sensors and spacecraft to the aerospace and defense industries, Ball's unmatched expertise and global reach ensure that no matter our customers' mission, we are there to help them achieve it.
Since the aerosol can revolutionized consumer products in the 1940s, Ball has refined and improved the technology to suit today's needs. We recently developed a new metal alloy that reduces the weight of our aluminum aerosol cans by as much as 15%. We also breathed new air into aerosol technology with the introduction of our next generation of tinplate aerosol packaging, which is helping us meeting and exceed our customers' growing expectations.
Metal food packaging has set the standard for freshness and preservation for well over a century, and we continue to push boundaries and innovate in this sector. What excites us most is the sustainability advantages that metal packaging provides. It is one of the most environmentally friendly and economical forms of packaging.
With the help of our 18,450 talented employees around the world, Ball will continue to revolutionize our industries, serve our customers, and put the right people, processes and partners in place to help us achieve our vision and create long-term value for all our shareholders.
Ball is a Lean/SixSigma environment.
The Verona plant became part of Ball's metal food & household products packaging division, Americas, in 2010 when Ball acquired Neuman Aluminum. The plant originally opened in 1986 and manufacturers approximately 24,500 metric tons of aluminum discs (slugs) for impact extrusion annually.
The plant is located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains. Within a short drive of the State and Nation's Capital there is plenty to do and see whether it be culture related activities, great dinning or enjoying the mountains, streams and lakes.
Primary Purpose of Position:
Employee is responsible for banding, racking, and moving coils and transporting them to storage. Employee must be able to operate the controls at the coiler table. Employee is responsible for relieving at the wheel; including monitoring quality, controlling the flow of molten metal from the furnace to the wheel where it cools and is processed.
Essential Functions and
Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment.
Supports and follows the guidelines of the food safety system.
Feed and band coils; take coils off coiler and band.
Monitor degasser for proper working condition, clean every 15 minutes.
Assure Chlorine and Argon tanks are filled to the proper level. Replace tanks when empty.
Check/monitor slab/strip for cracks, blisters, oxides, or other visible damage/defects.
Make sure that all dross in aluminum is taken out by skimming.
Check speed and rotation of degasser shaft; allow metal to run through degasser.
Open furnace and allow molten aluminum to exit through tap hole.
Control rate of metal to fill small tilt furnaces; skim/scrape tilt furnaces.
Monitor metal as it enters the wheel and cools; clean and examine belt and wheel.
Complete wheel/belt sheet including belt condition, spray/sand belt/wheel, and temperature.
Any other tasks as assigned by management including; assisting management in the training of new employees.
Regular, consistent and on-time attendance is required.
Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.
Required to work assigned schedule or 12-hour shifts, rotating days and nights, Monday through Sunday, working hours may vary as specified by management. Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.
Regular and predictable attendance is required between the assigned start and end times of work.
Performs duties without posing a direct threat to anyone or to property. Direct threat is defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.
Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.
Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education or equivalent.
Working knowledge of the following areas:
Basic reading, writing, and math skills required.
Must adhere to all guidelines as required by OSHA.
Experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
Manufacturing environment - may be dirty, dusty, and loud.
Employees will work around moving machinery.
Employees will spend the majority of their time standing, sitting and/or walking.
Must be able to withstand high temperatures; required lifting may be 55 Lbs.
Employees are expected to be on time each day that they are scheduled.Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Works in a manufacturing environment.
This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices.
Works in confined area(s).
Relocation for this position is NOT Available
Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.
Investment Casting Operator I (602228)
Completes basic operations using such equipment as wax molds, soldering gun, cut off wheels and automated machinery. Adheres to safety guidelines.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities1.Assembles or prepares product and product components.
2.Completes well defined tasks with moderate supervision.
3.Monitors product quality and takes corrective action per established protocols.
4.Operates within well-defined operating procedures and department standards.
5.Visually inspects finished products for defects.
6.Communicates within a work cell to exchange information.
7.Performs operations to inspect or assemble parts, components, or finished product.
8.Maintains product quality and meets production standards.
9.Performs basic cleaning and maintenance on machines.
10.Completes documentation of operations and quantities completed.
11.Performs other tasks as directed by Management.
Expected Areas of Competence•Reads and interprets documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Proficient use of thread gauges. Adds, subtracts, multiplies and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Minimal direct decision-making responsibility. Advises the Department Supervisor, or designee, of special concerns as they arise. Carries out detailed written or oral instructions. Deals with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situation
Education/Experience Requirements•Requires a high school education or equivalent and a minimum of six months experience in a foundry environment working in cutoff, snag or forming capacity.
- Prior inspection or manufacturing experience preferred.
Additional InformationEOE M/W/Vet/Disability
Ferris Wheel Operator - Part Time -Days/ Nights/Weekends
OUR GREATEST RESOURCE IS OUR PEOPLE!
SCHEELS associates have a passion for sports, fashion, and most importantly, providing exceptional customer service! We are driven to attract and retain the best people in sports and fashion retail that thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a desire to become a SCHEELS expert. Our associates are experts in sports apparel, fashion, footwear, hunting, fishing, golf, and sports of all kinds. Offering the most thorough and interactive training in retail, our associates have succeeded in making SCHEELS a shopping destination and world class experience for our customers. Whether you excel at sales, cashiering, buying, display, customer service, or leadership, we have a career opportunity for you!
SCHEELS is currently seeking a Part Time Ferris Wheel Operator for our Sioux Falls, SD location. The Ferris Wheel Operator plays an important role in creating a fun and safe experience for customers taking in one of the many attractions at SCHEELS!
Bring your smile to work EVERY DAY!
Welcome customers to the attraction and ensure they have a safe ride
Operate the control console to start and stop the ferris wheel
Maintain current knowledge of all control, loading, balancing, safety and emergency operating procedures
Confirm customers meet height and other admission requirements to get on the ride
Direct customers on how to enter and exit rides, at times helping customers on and off the ride
Inform customers to fasten belt, bar, or other safety devices
Maintain full attention on the ferris wheel operation at all times while the ride is moving
Monitors the condition of the equipment and the operation of all moving parts at all times to ensure the ride is operating properly and safely
Contribute to a work environment that fosters pride in being part of a winning team and promotes personal growth
During down times, this team member will support other areas of the store by preparing product for display, etc.
MUST provide above and beyond exceptional customer service to our customers
Be professional at all times in both appearance and attitude
Treat others with respect and consideration
Highly organized, attention to detail, ability to multitask, and good problem solving skills
Ability to read and interpret information relevant to this position such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and routine reports
Must be at least 18 years old to operate the ferris wheel
Able to lift or move up to 50 lbs.
Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The associate is frequently required to do the following with or without accommodations:
Prolonged standing and/or sitting
Repetitive motions requiring use of both wrists and hands as well as fingers
Able to work for extended periods of time
Able to reach, balance, walk and crawl
Able to hold normal conversations and receive ordinary information
Education and Experience:
Less than high school education; or up to three months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must be flexible to work assigned schedule between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday. Schedule may include varied hours, days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. We require a schedule consisting of 1 to 2 shifts Monday through Friday and every other weekend. Average hours per week is 27 hours.
Employee Assistance Program
Equal Opportunity Employer
Scheels complies fully with all local, state and federal employment laws and shall provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, the presence of any mental or physical disability, status with regard to public assistance or marriage, or any other category protected by local, state or federal law.
To take advantage of this excellent opportunity, please complete our online application and attach your resume, or stop by 2101 W 41st Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57105 to complete a paper application.
The Casting Operator is tasked with assisting the Production Supervisor with achieving all established safety, environmental, quality, production and financial goals on a facility-wide basis. Individual should be well rounded and able to perform many of the different tasks associated with running the facility as a Casting Operator, Baghouse Operator, Battery Breaker, Aqua Refining Operator, and/or shipping and receiving functions.
Heavy lifting throughout a 12-hour shift.
Continuous movement while wearing respirator and proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
Perform job duties in high temperatures.
Control burners and install adjusters.
- Continuously removing dried-up waist from top of lead that is accumulated during oxidation.
Install pipes for casting line.
Set speed for pumps.
Stamp the lead.
Stacking and banding.
Moving product to finish goods.
- Proven ability to recognize safety as the organization's highest priority. Able to follow all department and plant safety and health rules. Wear all safety equipment required such as respirators, safety glasses, metatarsal boots, gloves, face shields and hearing protection.
- Balance team and individual responsibilities; exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to building a positive team spirit; support everyone's efforts to succeed.
- Background that is committed to developing and maintaining a work culture that breeds trust in fellow employee and commitment to contributing to the success of the company as outlined in the organizations mission statement.
The ability to operate mobile equipment in a safe manner.
- Develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations; use reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Knowledgeable of baghouse procedures. Know and observe proper standard operation procedures (SOP) for operations of the baghouse and scrubber. Know and understand all startup/shutdown operations and malfunctions SOP for baghouse cells, fans, scrubbers, dampers, bag changes and shakers.
Possess good working knowledge of casting and the hazards associated with the casting process.
Able to carry out duties without supervision for periods of time.
Able to use knowledge of system to solve problems and maintain operations.
- Focus on solving conflict, not blaming; maintain confidentiality; Keep emotions under control; remain open to others' ideas.
- Oral Communication
- Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; respond well to questions.
- Written Communication
- Write clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.
- Treat people with respect; work ethically and with integrity; uphold organizational values.
- Organizational Support
- Follow policies and procedures; support organization's goals and values.
- Approach others in a tactful manner; react well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
- Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
- Is consistently at work and on time.
Able to work any shift.
- Commit to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
- Display original thinking and creativity; meet challenges with resourcefulness; generate suggestions for improving work; develop innovative approaches and ideas.
- Able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods.
- Up to one month related experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of work and training.
CategoryLaborers and HelpersFunctionManufacturing
Equipment Operator- Wheel Loader Operator Gravel Pit
Team Elmer's seeks to fill several openings for a skilled Loader Operator for the Aggregate Division. This position will operate a large wheel loader in a sand and gravel production facility feeding crushing and screening equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Move levers, depress foot pedals, and turn dials to operate loader
Conducts daily inspections, maintenance, fueling and operation of equipment
Determines what material to feed crushing and screening plant to produce spec and maintain high quality feed material.
Set up or inspect equipment prior to operation.
Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
Operator shall always maintain control of the equipment.
Be alert to site hazards involved with feeding from the load face of material.
Watch for any potential site or plant problems that are within your view.
Produce material that will provide the most consistent, highest quality end products, under the direction of the Foreman and Aggregate Manager.
Seeks to operate the equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
Become familiar with machine capabilities and limitations, and with efficient and safe digging procedures in a given application.
Receive written or oral instructions regarding material movement.
Move materials over short distances, such as around a construction site, yard or to loading trucks.
Lubricate, adjust, or repair machinery and replace parts, such as gears, bearings, etc.
Measure and verify levels of rock or gravel, bases, or other excavated material.
Perform manual labor to prepare or finish sites, such as shoveling materials by hand.
Know and follow all company safety policies as well as OSHA, MIOSHA, and MSHA regulations.
Practice safety at all times including driving of company vehicles or use of equipment. Use PPE while on jobsite e.g. hard hat safety glasses, ear protection, high visibility vest, steel toe boots, pants, and gloves.
Take initiative and anticipate what needs to be done.
Work in conjunction and as a team with your crew.
May assist other craft workers.
Other duties as assigned.
"The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the position."
Valid license, CDL preferred or the ability to obtain within one year
High School Diploma or GED preferred
Clean driving record for past 5 years
Ability to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
Previous experience as a loader operator required with the ability to demonstrate skill in operating
2-3 years experience operating a large wheel loader, preferrablyin a sand and gravel environment.
Mine Safety Health Administration (MSHA) Training, preferred but not required.
Ability and willingness to learn and understand your role on the team.
Ability to work long hours performing repetitive movements.
Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required and work long hours, 5-6 days per week.
Must be able and willing to work nights and weekends when necessary
Ability to work in all environmental conditions but especially in a dry and hot environment for 10 or more hours a day.
Good work ethic, punctuality and alertness.
Mechanical -- Knowledge of equipment, machines and tools including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Ability to follow all company, DOT, OSHA, and MiOSHA safety rules.
A competitive hourly rate and full benefits package is available.Benefits Package:
Company supported wellness program
Medical/Dental Insurance coverage, no cost, if participating in the wellness program and wellness eligible.
401K with employer match of contribution (50% on the first 10% of employee contribution)
Company provided safety, skill development and leadership training opportunities
Paid Time Off after 1 year of service
Life Insurance-company provided
623 Scraper/Paddle Wheel Equipment Operator
Join our Family!
Mario Sinacola & Sons is a family owned business, managed by four sons of the company's founder, each of whom places the highest value on creating an environment where everyone can become part of their extended family. As a result, we do things differently and we believe that is what makes us successful.
While we value specific skills in your area of expertise, what we value most on our team are people who have character, integrity and confidence. Our high-energy, fast paced environment also requires flexibility and agility in each role within the organization. If you are looking for a career that will allow you to do what you do well and grow beyond your skills through new and exciting challenges, we want to hear from you.
Equipment Operator Scraper/621-623 Paddle Wheel
The Equipment Operator Scraper/621-623 Paddle Wheel operates or tends machinery equipped with scoops, shovels, or buckets, to excavate and load loose materials. Operates construction equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors, and pneumatic tools.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Move levers, depress foot pedals, and turn dials to operate power machinery, such as power shovels, stripping shovels, scraper loaders, dozers, graders, mining equipment, or backhoes.
Set up or inspect equipment prior to and after operation.
Observe hand signals, grade stakes, or other markings when operating machines so that work can be performed to specifications.
Read and interpret construction plans and digging plans
Ensure operation of equipment within machine capabilities and limitations, and with efficient and safe procedures in many given applications.
Operate machinery to perform activities such as excavation, backfilling excavations, vibrating or breaking rock or concrete, or making roads.
Create and maintain inclines and ramps, and handle slides, mud, and pit cleanings and maintenance.
Lubricate, adjust, or repair machinery and replace parts, such as gears, bearings, or bucket teeth.
Move materials over short distances, such as around a construction site.
Measure and verify levels of rock or gravel, bases, or other excavated material.
Receive and execute written or oral instructions regarding material movement or excavation.
Education & Experience
- High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
- 2 plus years of experience in equipment operations required.
Mario Sinacola & Sons offers our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. We are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: We are an EEO employer as defined by the EEOC.
Operator Helper - Equipment Operator
Under supervision, perform semi-skilled manual work in connection with an entry level position in power plant operation. Assist equipment operators while learning the following job duties:
Isolate, clean, open, replace, inspect, close and return to service plant equipment. Isolate equipment and place/remove clearance tags in the plant and switchyard. Operate, regulate, adjust, clean and perform minor maintenance on plant auxiliary systems.
Monitor and inspect all plant equipment for normal operation. Identify and report abnormal conditions to the proper authority and write work orders. Operate, clean, service and lubricate portable power driven tools and equipment.
Maintain tools, equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly condition. Utilize portable meters, analyzers and equipment to conduct tests and monitoring. Lubricate and check lubrication equipment; adjust packing glands as necessary and perform necessary operative maintenance, using appropriate hand tools.
Operate oil filtering equipment. Erect and remove simple scaffolding and rigging. Perform routine cleaning of plant areas and equipment, including outside areas, as assigned.
Load, unload, move and handle materials, supplies and equipment; open boxes, barrels, bags and other materials using material handling equipment.
Monitor water chemistry as required. Maintain water pH and follow EPA guidelines as applicable.
Assist in preparing boilers and auxiliaries for operation and removal from service. If applicable, monitor coal feed to mills and burners and observe conditions of fires and furnaces. Hand lance slag in boilers, hand- operating soot blowers, unplugging ash lines, disposing of clinkers and other similar work.
Use flow diagrams to identify system piping and equipment and revise these prints as required. Make required equipment checks and assist in performing tests and preparing related reports, graphs and curves. Perform duties in accordance with Company's safety rules, operating regulations and practices and report unsafe conditions and practices.
Train for and carry out assignments in firefighting, first aid and other emergency response programs as required. Perform other job duties as assigned.
Foundry Casting Processor (1St Shift)
Eaton Crouse-Hinds in Syracuse, New York is looking for a Foundry Casting Processor to work first shift in our Iron Foundry department.
Perform a wide variety of duties throughout the foundry areas following standard procedures and/or work instructions.
Duties involve transporting materials, castings and/or equipment with either a fork truck or payloader.
Use a variety of rough grinding equipment, portable hand power tools and bench grinders as necessary to remove parting lines, gates, riser, flash and other surface defects as prescribed.
Change own small inspect grinding wheels or bits or dress wheels as necessary according to job requirement or when worn, place prescribed wheel or abrasive belt on machine or select wheels or belts within narrow limits.
Operate other power equipment to cut sprues, gates, risers and runners.
Operate bandsaw and change blade as required. Operate power vac, repair ladles, dump and shakeout molds, hook off and shovel castings, etc.
Setup and operate automatic molding machines as assigned and/or following work instructions. Operate shot blast cleaning equipment.
Fill small cavities with lab metal and smooth.
Patch surface imperfections within Q.C. standards and operate automatic floor sweeper.
Perform minor maintenance duties such as tightening loose parts (spray nozzles, etc.), replacing parts (sprues, etc.), clean assigned work area.
Detect and report all defective materials; refer questionable cases to proper supervision. Follow prescribed or standard safety regulations.
High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographic area of Syracuse, NY will be considered for this position
Minimum one year experience in a manufacturing environment
Strong attention to detail; usually repetitive work or diversified operations requiring constant alertness or activity
Minimum one year experience working in a foundry environment
Ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow instructions; includes the use and reading of fixed gauges, and other instruments not requiring interpretation.
Strong attention to detail; usually repetitive work or diversified operations requiring constant alertness or activity
Moderate physical effort equivalent to continuous light, frequent average, or occasional heavy manual effort manual effort applied various ways in performance of various job duties.
Process Engineer- Casting
SEEKING TOP TALENT TO CONNECT WITH OUR ICONIC BRAND
Tiffany & Co. is one of the most legendary brands in the world today. With a history that spans back to 1837, Tiffany & Co is a jeweler and specialty retailer, whose merchandise offerings include an extensive selection of jewelry, as well as timepieces, sterling silverware, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances and accessories. Tiffany & Co. operates a manufacturing facility in Cumberland, RI where jewelry products unique to our company are crafted by a diverse workforce.
Tiffany offers our employees the resources they need to be successful in an environment that recognizes and rewards creativity, innovation and dedication. We take great pride in helping each of our employees design an exciting future within our enduring tradition of excellence. At Tiffany & Co. an inspired career is life's best accessory.
The Process Engineer (PE) will work on projects requiring advanced technological analysis providing input on process design for manufacturability and assembly, Process Flow Chart creation, SOP development and Work Instruction development from New Product inception through launch and full production. The PE works in a hands-on manner to evaluate, refine and optimize existing manufacturing processes, introduce new technologies, and determine root cause/corrective action for defects/failures/deficiencies to continuously improve overall product throughput yield at reduced costs. The PE works closely with the manufacturing managers, supervisors and line workers to develop safe and effective processes for all products to increase the overall throughput yields and reduce costs. The PE will project manage corrective action problems and issues including investigation, assessment, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and validation. Through effective process development and refinement, the PE will deliver increased product quality, reduced process/product variation and establishment of safe, controlled and sustainable manufacturing processes. Greater than 80% of the PE's workday should be spent on the manufacturing production floor.
Lead process improvement projects that drive substantial reductions in quality failures (scrap and rework) across Internal Manufacturing. Project metrics shall include projected positive financial impact, defect reduction, and first pass yield improvement
Assess, project plan, and execute Corrective Actions Requests (CARs) focused on the elimination of root causes to ensure validated/sustainable corrective action solution and results.
Provide sustaining manufacturing support as needed to resolve day to day production issues to ensure continuous product work flow and product completion/delivery.
Provide manufacturing engineering support on projects requiring advanced technological analysis in the development/qualification/launch of new products to ensure cost effective manufacturability
Execute technologically driven solutions in order to attain fundamental process and systems improvements improving manufacturing flow, reducing manufacturing cost and/or increasing manufacturing capacity; improving first pass yield (reduction of defects, scrap, rework)
Bachelor of Science in an Engineering Discipline
Demonstrated Experience in Manufacturing Process Improvement.
Ability to analyze/solve complex engineering problems using Root Cause Analysis methods
Demonstrated Multi-Project Management ability/proficiency
Strong communication (English written, verbal and presentation skills)
Proficient Microsoft Office computer skills (specifically Project, Excel, Power Point, Word, Visio and Access)
Proficient in higher order mathematical skills including statistical analysis
4+ years Process Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge of modern jewelry manufacturing techniques and precious metal metallurgy
Working knowledge of JD Edwards or other enterprise system(s)
CAD knowledge (Autocad, Rhino, Solidworks, other)
Operator Helper (Rail Worker)
This position is responsible for operating electric, diesel-electric, or gas-turbine-electric locomotives; interpreting train orders, signals, and rules and regulations; transporting freight; timely and correct switching and placement of rail cars.
II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Inspects locomotive before operating to verify specified fuel, sand, water, and other supplies.
Receives starting signal from foreman or helper and moves controls, such as throttle and airbrakes, to move locomotive.
Interprets train orders, train signals, and rules and regulations to operate locomotive, following safety regulations, operating procedures, and switching schedule.
Assists crew leader in training new employees.
Observes track to detect obstructions.
Prepares reports to explain accidents, unscheduled stops, or delays.
Lubricates moving parts of locomotive.
Handle train equipment in a safe manner using independent or automatic brakes.
Must wear required personal protective equipment
Other duties as assigned.
Operation of hand or ground throw switches, derails, gates, etc.
Control movement of equipment by radio, hands, and lantern.
Apply and release hand brakes to secure or move equipment.
Handling air hoses, wheel chocks, coupling and uncoupling of rail cars.
Must wear required personal protective equipment.
Other duties as assigned.
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential duties of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A. Education and/or Experience
High School diploma (or equivalent)
Military experience helpful
Must be extremely dependable and punctual in attendance; must have reliable transportation to work every day.
Good communication skills; Must be comfortable engaging in a variety of different communicative modes (verbal, non-verbal, and written) and being attuned to others through strong active listening skills.
Ability to assess multiple tasks and develop a plan to complete them in a timely manner.
Must have the ability to work well with others as part of a team.
C. Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business information, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
D. 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. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages.
E. Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
F. Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move heavy weights. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
E. 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.
This incumbent regularly works in an outdoor environment, in various weather conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
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