Material Handler Laborer - 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 a 2022 Most Loved Workplace®.

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.

Description 

 

This is a manual labor position, which requires that the individual becomes proficient in the following skills, duties, and requirements within a prescribed training and introductory period. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Read and accurately interpret company documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and federal and state regulations. 
  • Communicate professionally and effectively. 
  • Must acquire a comprehensive understanding of operation. 
  • 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. 
  • Read gauges, precision measuring instruments, schematics and maintenance manuals 100% of the time. 
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned. 

 

Education and Experience

 

  • High school education or general education (GED) or 3 to 6 months job-related experience; or equivalent of education and experience. 

  • Must be 18 years or older.  

  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Required.

 

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. 

 

Physical Demands

 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  

 

Work Environment

 

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
  • The team member is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and elements, noise, and fumes from gas, oil, and grease.  
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