Operator - Roanoke, VA

Location: 

Roanoke, VA, US, 24012

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.

Hourly pay rate: $16.00 - $17.00

 

Schedule: 5:30AM - 5:00PM

 

The Operator position is an entry-level role at our location in Roanoke, VA. As an Operator you will be joining a well-

established Team at a growing company where you will offload Ethanol from railcars to trucks for our customer.

 

Description

 

  • Read and understand all standard operating procedures as well as safety requirements for the role
  • Use attention to detail to conduct pre-load trailer inspection and paperwork
  • Safely connect hoses from railcar to pump and pump to truck
  • Start, stop, and operate engines/pumps within defined operating parameters.
  • Multi-task by completing the load sheet paperwork during off-loading process
  • Ensure job is completed correctly by removing hoses and securing the loaded product
  • Complete all applicable documentation, recordkeeping and daily inventory
  • Participate in safety briefings, job briefings, and any other pass on information from team members, management or customer
  • Climb onto top and underneath railcars in order to inspect and seal railcars using a checklist
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Skills, Abilities & Requirements

 

  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction and follow work rules, as well as, take on additional job responsibilities as needed or assigned
  • Must maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance
  • Ability to work outside majority of the time and withstand extreme weather conditions
  • Flexibility required; ability to work days, nights, weekends when necessary
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements
  • Working knowledge of Watco Safety and Operating principles
  • Follow written and verbal directions 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.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license Machine, Tools, Special Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment Used
  • Required to wear all Personal Protective Equipment including, but not limited to FR uniform, steel toed boots, eye protection, hard hat, gloves, vest, radio, etc.
  • Operate a loader for snow removal, impact guns, air tools, man lift to work in load out, be able to operate a vehicle, raise and lower loading arms, wire cutters to cut zip ties, power tools, wrenches.

 

Physical Requirements

 

Must be able to bend, stoop, lift up to 50 pounds alone, twist, climb, etc. Must be able to talk and hear well enough to communicate with all Team Members, vendors, and customers 100% of the time.

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Nearest Major Market: Roanoke