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RAIL TECHNICIAN - LOADER / UNLOADER - 48J
Summary
Title:RAIL TECHNICIAN - LOADER / UNLOADER - 48J
ID:13523.L
State:IL
City:JOLIET
Job Type:Loader, Railroad
Work Schedule:12 HOUR ROTATING SHIFT (DAYS/NIGHTS/WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS)
Additional Requirements:DRIVER'S LICENSE REQUIRED
Description
RAIL TECHNICIAN - LOADER / UNLOADER

About Us:  SGS Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC) is a growing company with a proud tradition of excellence in providing product handling, operations, and logistics support at major oil refineries, chemical plants, and storage terminals in the United States and Canada. We are leaders in tankering barges, operating docks, switching railcars, operating warehouses, and loading and unloading tank cars and tank trucks with a variety of oil products and chemicals.  We offer competitive wages, advancement opportunities, and industry-leading training and safety programs.  Our excellent benefits package helps employees and their families maintain health, save money, and prepare for the future.  At SGS PSC, we are a family-oriented company that fuels integrity, teamwork, and ambition.  Our mission is to simply be the best at what we do and be recognized as the best.
 
Primary Responsibilities:  Safely unloads material out of railcars into onsite storage tanks
 
Reporting to:  Plant Supervisor or Plant Superintendent, SGS PSC
 
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Matches loading schedule to bill of lading.
  • Steams rail cars as necessary.
  • Fills out loading record.
  • Ensures that railcar is positioned and secured at proper transfer rack.
  • Visually inspects the railcar to be involved in the upcoming transfer in order to ensure that it is mechanically sound and there is no defective equipment before unloading.
  • Wears all protective clothing and equipment, including respirator and fresh air equipment that may be required to transfer the product in a manner that ensures maximum personal safety.
  • Connects loading arm/hose.
  • Checks vessel for last product contained.
  • Unloads railcar according to instructions using gauges and/or strapping tables.
  • Communicates with facility supervisor on any problems as they occur.
  • Disconnects transfer arm/hose, inspect for any leaks and complete required paperwork prior to releasing the railcar
  • Stores all equipment on transfer rack and cleans area and equipment.
  • Completes any other duties that may be assigned in order to complete the job. 
Skills/Qualifications:
Must have the ability to speak, write, read, hear and have good vision.  Must be able to work outside in environmental conditions which at times include extreme heat or extreme cold. Must be able to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) without restriction and pass any medical examination associated with the use of said PPE.  The physical requirements for a loader include the following: Lift 50 pounds floor to waist, push and pull 50 pounds horizontally, carry 20 pounds while walking, climb stairs, climb ladders, extend arms through normal range of motion while standing and squatting.
 
Job Requirements: 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; and speak fluent English. 

Benefits:  Key benefits and services offered (depending on eligibility) include affordable options for medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; matching 401(k) plan; employee discounts; industry-leading training and leadership development programs; paid sick leave, vacations, and holidays; safety incentives and bonuses; and much more. 

Department:  Operations      
 
Exempt or Non-Exempt:  Non-exempt
 
Hourly or Salary:  Hourly

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.

 SGS Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC) 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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