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Heavy Equipment Operator - Houston, TX

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77015

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.

Greens Port Industrial Park - Houston, TX 77015 
This location does not offer railroad retirement.
Description

 

Responsible for the safe operation of all equipment
Must know how to respond in case of emergency
Must be willing to perform first aid and CPR on other team members as required
Applicant must pass the General SOP testing, Heavy Equipment function test along with employee demonstration checklist, all other required testings
The applicant will be required to handle material and work rotational shifts overtime as required as needed to maintain Customer First Principles
Regularly communicate via 2-way radio with Managers, Supervisors, Team Members, and customers
Must communicate regularly with the Supervisor and the Customer
The applicant will be required to handle material and work various hours as need to accomplish the required tasks
Demonstrate predictable, reliable, and timely attendance
Follow written and verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks on schedule
Read, write, and communicate in English & understand basic math
Learn from directions, observations, and mistakes and apply procedures using good judgment
Working knowledge of Watco Safety and Operating principles
Work independently or as part of a team and interact appropriately with others
Receives oral or written instructions from Supervisors indicating which piles are to be loaded in/out of, which bays material is being loaded into, and need to be maintained
Written Dual verification procedures must be followed on all material movements
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 Team Members
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 pass training and required testing
Must be available to work a rotating shift as well as be prepared to work in all types of weather
Other duties as assigned
 

Machines, Tools, Special Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment Used: 

PPE: hard hat, safety glasses, splash goggles, face shield, Reflective clothing, gloves, steel-toed metatarsal boots. Other PPE as required

Equipment: Forklifts, Front-end loaders Excavators / Material handlers, Skid-steers, Shuttle wagons

 

Requirements

Valid Driver’s License

 

23365


Nearest Major Market: Houston