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Rail Helper

May 1, 2023

Summary: Performs duties associated with the transfer of liquid asphalt into or from storage
tanks, trailers, barge, and rail cars. This is accomplished via the following essential duties and

  • Follow operational and safety procedures, policies, and rules for the Facility
  • Spotting of railcars for loading and shipment
  • Operation of rail car mover (Trackmobile)
  • Pre-loading and post inspection of railcars
  • Opening and securing manways and belly caps
  • Monitoring transfer of product during loading
  • Collect samples as required
  • Serve as Terminal Dock-person during barge offloading as required
  • Perform and assist on equipment maintenance including, but not limited to, pumps,
    valves, tools, Trackmobile
  • Facility and equipment housekeeping as required

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, it has been found that possessing and having
the ability to demonstrate appropriate mechanical aptitude is essential. Candidates with
previous construction and/or industrial plant experience are preferred. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • High school diploma
  • Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and
    maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, simple instructions, memos, etc. Ability to
    write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to work in an outdoor environment, exposed to all weather conditions.
  • Ability to work in a rotating 12-hour night shift environment 24 hours a day, 7 days a
    week, 365 days a year.
  • Ability to constantly use bending, kneeling, twisting, squatting, climbing up/down stairs,
    and walking motions on uneven surfaces
  • Ability to lift, pull, carry, push weights and forces up to 50lbs
  • Must meet criteria for the use of respiratory protective equipment
Job Location: Chicago

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