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Mechanical Laborer, Rail Car Cleaner - MECHA01789

Posted on 18 November 2019

Company
Rail Link, Inc. (RAIL) 
Industry
Operations & Logistics 
Location
La Porte, TX  

SUMMARY:
The person in this position performs duties related to rail car cleaning, inspection, and movement.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Follow Rail Link's operation and safety rules

Work on and around railcars and other moving equipment

Inspection of railroad hopper cars for defects/safety issue on the outside and inside of the car.

Wash/Dry railroad hopper cars for plant loading.
Safely switch/spot cars from one track to another, this includes lining switches.
Assist with other projects and perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

•Ability to work a flexible schedule including day or night shifts
•Ability to work overtime, weekends, and holidays
•Ability to work outdoors in varying temperatures and inclement weather
•Ability to regularly lift and/or move 75 pounds
•Ability to stand for eight to twelve hours
•Ability to bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, and occasionally climb
•Willingness to travel as required

*Railroad car washing experience and/or plant experience is a plus.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR CREDENTIALS:
•High school diploma or equivalent
•Valid driver’s license
•Reliable transportation

This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.