Equipment Operator - Port Arthur, TX

Location: 

Port Arthur, TX, US, 77640

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

 

  • 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 Team Member demonstration check list, all other required testing.
  • Regularly communicate via 2-way radio with Supervisors, Team Members and customer.
  • 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 Customer First Foundation Principles.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and interact appropriately with others.
  • Written Dual verification procedures must be followed on all material movements.

 

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. Must be able to pass and or obtain all reporting, testing, and certifications as required for this position.
 

SKILLS and ABILITIES

 

  • High school education or general education (GED)
  • 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 work in all types of weather.
  • Ability to work the scheduled shifts required for the position and/ or overtime as needed.

 

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 noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

 

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