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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Progress Rail Services Corp.
Location: Vidor
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

7151BRWork Location:Vidor, TX Recycling - 438Job Purpose:The Equipment Operator will perform a variety of skilled or semi-skilled tasks involving the operation, servicing, and maintenance of heavy equipment.Req ID:7151BRCompany Description:Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs.Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow us @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.Education / Training:Required:--- High School Diploma or equivalent.Preferred:--- Heavy Equipment Certification;--- Class A CDL preferred but not required.Job Title:Heavy Equipment OperatorCity:VidorKey Job Elements:--- Operate Wheel Loader and/or tracked heavy equipment to move and process railcars and various scrap materials;--- Operate skid steer or forklift to stage and palletize small parts;--- Load and unload materials for transport;--- Perform basic maintenance as needed;--- Effectively communicate with team members and customers;--- Complete daily inspection and record keeping of equipment.Qualifications and Experience:--- Excavator/track hoe or wheel loader experience required;--- Background experience in safely operating heavy equipment;--- Railroad or industrial labor experience preferred;--- Inspection of heavy equipment;--- General maintenance knowledge of mobile track equipment;--- Strength - Able to lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance;--- Motion - Employee will sit for the majority of the shift, may kneel, squat and climb steps as needed throughout the day;--- Vision/Hearing Requirements - Must be able to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness. The ability to see details at close range or at a distance;--- Work Environment- Work in all weather conditions;--- Emotional Demands - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations;--- Safety - Position is a safety sensitive position. Position requires following all safety procedures, policies and PPE requirements such that include hand, head, eye, hand, ear and foot protection.EEO:Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/DisabilitiesBenefits:Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance along with flexible spending and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..Job Category:Hourly/Skilled TradesState::Texas

Keywords: Progress Rail Services Corp., Beaumont , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Vidor, Texas

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