Description: Perform transfers of ethanol and other products as directed in compliance with training provided in accordance with work instructions and government regulations (EPA, FRA and OSHA).
Essential duties and responsibilities:
•Climb onto top and underneath railcars in order to inspect and seal railcars using a checklist
•Inspect equipment using checklists
•Operate Mobile equipment
•Perform mechanical inspections using checklists
•Perform Level 1 Maintenance on equipment
•Prepare products for transferring
•Conduct railcar switching operations
•Perform all duties safely, effectively and efficiently
•Adhere to all company policies and procedures
•Participate in daily Safety / Quality talks
•Report all incidents and near misses
•Understand and comply with Shipper Confidentiality when discussing Shipper Accounts
•Perform all daily housekeeping duties to include bathrooms, windows, sweeping, mopping, trash pick-up, weed control, mowing grass, washing equipment / accessories, shoveling, drains, break rooms and shop areas
•Comply with cross training as required
•Ask questions concerning product integrity, product shortages or equipment quality
•Knowledge of terminal equipment, regulatory requirements, terminal maintenance and computer operations.
•Ability to understand and follow internal and external policies and procedures and recognize out of compliance conditions and implement corrective action.
•Ability to monitor and maintain equipment in a manner that will allow for safe, efficient operations 24/7.
•Ability to work in a team environment which will require a high level of motivation and initiative.
•Effectively communicate with Managers, Peers and Contractors as necessary to perform the Terminal Operator role.
•Participate and embrace all safety and quality programs
Position Requirements: Experience and Specific Knowledge:
•Must be able to communicate and comprehend clearly, verbally and in writing
•Must be able to understand and comply with all requirements for any emergency
•Must be able to understand and comply with the Verification Policy, when applicable
•Must have experience using hand tools
•Must train in Safety and Hazmat requirements at the facility.
•Must pass and complete Safety training/certification as required by Kinder Morgan at all locations
•The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug screen and a complete background check, after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed
•Must be at least 18 years old.
Competencies, Skills and Abilities:
•Must be willing to work overtime as needed
•Willing to work non-traditional hours ; schedule to be based on train arrival
•Must be willing to report to shift with minimal notice
•Must be able to effectively communicate verbally
•Must be able to accept supervision/direction and work effectively & cooperatively with other people
•Basic math skills required.
•Must have the ability to work in all types of conditions, including but not limited to working in the rail yard, working on railcars
•Basic competency using Microsoft office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Physical Demands/ Working Conditions:
•Must be able to climb up and down rail cars to a height of up to 20 feet
•Must meet physical requirements, including, but not limited to: consistently lifting / carrying and pulling / pushing weights / forces up to 60 pounds / routinely gripping forces of up to 80 pounds
•Routine walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending and squatting, climbing up / down ladders and stairs, standing, sitting and negotiating uneven and moving surfaces
•Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
•Regularly exposed to outside in adverse weather conditions
•Must be willing to work outdoors
Preferred Experience, Competencies, Skills and Abilities
•Education in technical crafts or work experience in job duties described above- preferred
•Hazmat and rail yard operation experience -
•Shuttle wagon experience -
•Knowledge of Liquid Transfer Operations
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.