HTEC Equipment Operator
Holland Company - United States

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JOB SUMMARY:

The HTEC Equipment Operator will run, operate and maintain railroad equipment and heavy equipment as a member of a crew to install new railroad track, maintain existing track and right-of-way.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Participate in group discussions including unit meetings, job briefings, safety meetings or process reviews

  • Operate on-track equipment such as spiker/gaugers, tie-inserters & ballast regulators

  • Operate heavy equipment such as backhoes and wheel-loaders

  • Perform daily routine inspection and maintenance on equipment to be operated including greasing, maintaining fluid levels, and filling out required paperwork

  • Trouble-shoot equipment problems and make minor field-repairs

  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries

  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work

  • Complete annual training and pass safety and track worker rules examinations

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Audio & visual acuity

  • Ability to walk on uneven surfaces

  • Ability to climb in and out of various equipment

  • Heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally, up to 70 pounds on a rare basis

  • Stoop / bend / kneel / crouch / balance / climb on an occasional basis

  • Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, safety-toe boots, and safety glasses

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
  • Exposure to all weather conditions

  • Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must be willing to travel extensively via ground, air and rail

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Minimum of 2-year experience operating on-track and / or heavy equipment

  • Able to successfully complete drug screen, background check and fit for duty testing

  • Able to complete all contractors orientations and safety classes

  • 18 years of age or older

Wage Type: Hourly

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