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Railcar Wash Technician
Summary
Title:Railcar Wash Technician
ID:236366
State:LA
City:Plaquemine
Job Categories:Railroad
Full/Part-Time:Full-Time
Regular or Temporary:Regular (employed indefinitely)
Description

Railcar Wash Technician
Plaquemine, LA

 

Job Summary: Petroleum Service Corporation is seeking a Railcar Wash Technician to join our team at one of the largest petrochemical plants located in Plaquemine, LA. The primary responsibility of a Railcar Wash Technician is to safely clean and inspect railcars. This is a regular full-time position with potential advancement opportunities. Experience is not always required, and paid, on-the-job training is available. If you’re looking for a stable, long-term career in a booming industry, then consider joining the PSC family!
 

Work Schedule: 12-hour day shift on a 2-2-3 schedule

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • When required, wears fall protection harness in completion of certain railcar washing duties.
  • Inspects railcars prior to and upon completion of washing to ensure all applicable standards per the documented checklist are satisfied.
  • Opens manway covers and visually identifies residual product in railcars.
  • Installs automated wash heads and lower heads into railcar to rinse residual product from railcars.
  • Applies plugs, closes manway covers, replaces manway cover gaskets and apply quality seals to all openings.
  • Completes certificate documentation of railcars washed or rejected on railcar wash report.
  • Keeps area clean, performs daily housekeeping of wash rack and trailer. Sweeps, mops, and dumps trash cans.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • One or more years of experience in a chemical plant, industrial or manufacturing work environment is a plus, but not required
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • 18 years or older and legally able to work in the U.S.
  • Stable work history with good references from past employers
  • Pass a drug screen, physical, and background check
  • Speak fluent English
  • PSC is a veteran-friendly company. Previous military experience and proven ability to follow procedures is a plus.

Physical Requirements:
You must be able to:

  • Speak, write, read, hear, and have good vision
  • Work outside in environmental conditions which at times include extreme heat or extreme cold
  • Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) without restriction and pass any medical examination associated with the use of PPE
  • Lift 50 pounds floor to waist
  • Push and pull 50 pounds horizontally
  • Carry 20 pounds while walking
  • Climb stairs and ladders
  • Extend arms through normal range of motion while standing and squatting

Why join the PSC team?

  • As the leader in product handling and site logistics for refineries, chemical producers, and marine transportation providers, Petroleum Service Corporation offers plant jobs with great earning potential and advancement opportunities.
  • We’ve been in business since 1952 and have a strong reputation for quality service, safety, and environmental protection.
  • Our employees are our #1 asset, and we invest considerable time and resources to train them well, keep them safe, and provide them with opportunities to gain valuable industry experience.
  • The work we do makes a huge impact in our nation’s economy. Check out our videos at petroleumservice.com/videos to learn more.
  • Hear what some of our employees have to say about working for us at petroleumservice.com/testimonials

Employee Benefits:

  • A variety of medical insurance options with the company paying a portion of the premiums, as well as affordable plans for dental, vision, accident, and critical illness coverage for employees and their families
  • Company-paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Matching 401(k) plan to help employees save money for retirement
  • Holidays, sick leave, and vacation benefits vary by work group and job classification
  • As a member of the SGS global family, our employees are eligible for group purchasing discounts for new auto purchases, homeowners’ and auto insurance coverage, and cell phone service.
  • Safety incentives and bonuses
  • Industry-leading training and development programs

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

Petroleum Service Corporation, an SGS company, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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