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Posted: Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:21 AM

Job Description:/h3:
Background/general summary:
The successful candidate for this position will operate a hostler to move trailers and/or containers to/from parking areas to the tracks for loading as well as chassis to the track for container unloading. Driver may also be required to transport units to/from storage areas for later movement or loading.
Duties and Responsibilities:
:Spot units next to assigned railcars for loading of outbound train departures.
:Pull deramped loads away from track and place them in appropriate parking lot. This requires backing
containers/trailers of 20 to 53 into tight spaces.
:Spot chassis next to railcars for container unloading.
:Perform all necessary computer functions to maintain accurate inventory.
:Assist outside drivers as needed to retrieve trailers and containers.
:Lock and unlock containers to chassis for TOFC or COFC movement.
:May be required to perform the duties of the groundman as needed, along with any other duty assigned by the supervisor.
:Will be required to raise hitches on railcars as needed.
:Performs other duties as requested or required.
Qualifications:
:High school education or general education development (GED).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
:Ability commonsense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
:Ability to see well enough to read operating and maintenance instructions, gauges and dials on precision measuring tools.
:Ability to read and comprehend safety manuals, operating and maintenance instructions, test materials, drawings, schematics, and procedure manuals.
:Ability to acquire and maintain a valid drivers license to operate company vehicles
:Must be able to hear and talk well enough to communicate with co:workers, supervisors, yard workers, and section leaders 100 of time.
Physical Requirements:
:Be in a physical condition that allows for walking on uneven surfaces, climbing ladders/ steps into and out of the hostler cab, and successfully maneuvering the controls of the hostler to safely move containers, trailers, and chassis.
:Ability to walk one (1) mile continuously
:Ability to step up two steps leading with both the left and right legs.
:Ability to walk on a catwalk in a forward motion and be able to turn around.
:Ability to walk side:step on a catwalk to place an IBC on top of a container using both right and left hands.
:Lock/Unlock King Pin: Ability to use 34.2 lbs of force to lock and unlock a king pin.
:Upper Level Reach :: Ability to perform on sustained basis at equivalent of 95 of the time.
:Stooping Reach :: Ability to perform on sustained basis at equivalent of 95 of the time.
We are an EEO/AA Employer and consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
***We also offer part:time positions as well.
Company Description:/h3:
Rail Terminal Services is a contract company that works for all the major Class 1 railroads. We are a team oriented company who is striving to maintain a safety culture that is unrivaled in the industry.

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• Location: Dallas

• Post ID: 65426837 dallas
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