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Operator - Glendale, AZ

Location: 

Glendale, AZ, US, 85301

Category:  Transload Operations

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named to Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you’ll leave each day knowing you’ve made a difference.

   
 

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named to Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you'll leave each day knowing you've made a difference.

General Summary:

The Transloader position is required to drive a truck and/or operate machinery safely and efficiently along with transload or transfer dry bulk products to and from railcars and trucks; daily inventory and paperwork; maintain equipment/facility to insure safe and efficient service to our customers. A portion of this job will require manual labor. This position requires that the individual is proficient in the following skills, duties, and requirements: 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: - Limited

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned, as requested or required.

  • Load railcars and/or semi-trucks with dry bulk products using heavy equipment
  • Accurate and timely reporting as required
  • Read and accurately interpret company documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and federal and state regulations
  • Communicate professionally and effectively
  • Comply with performance metrics measurements and deadlines
  • Practice safe work habits and follow company and industry policies, procedures and regulations
  • Respond promptly to any accident, incident or emergency call
  • Operate, maintain, and repair vehicles and equipment
  • Inspect completed work to insure quality and compliance with established Watco standards
  • Help, mentor, and train Team Members within department


Education/Experience:

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • High school education or general education development (GED).
  • 1-5 years related experience or combination of experience and training.

 

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Must have a Class A, B & D Driver’s License as required
  • The employee in this job must be have passed GCOR Written Test, Roadway Worker Protection Written Test, Fall Protection Written Test, MSHA/OSHA Training and Certification (if required on site). 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out written and oral instructions
  • Must have the ability to write legibly
  • Must be able to perform duties that require heavy lifting
  • Must be willing to work outdoors in varying weather conditions
  • Must be able to have a flexible work schedule
  • Must have the ability to recognize problems
  • Must have a broad understanding of railroad and/or transload operations
  • Must have experience in operating heavy equipment (backhoe, loader, etc.)
  • Must have the ability to apply concepts of basic math and calculate figures
  • Must have the ability to perform duties without direct supervision
  • Must have the ability to efficiently make mechanical repairs
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