Lewis Energy Group
Operator Job in Encinal, TX
Transfers dry bulk products; frac sand, proppants, and other products; to/from railcars and trucks in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining facility and equipment used.
Essential Duties and Resposibilities:
Unloads/loads railcars; to include non-bulk items. Operates all equipment related to transload operation which includes but is not limited to: mobile conveyers, generators, portable light sets, lite duty vehicles, tractors, railcar/gate openers, forklifts, and loaders. Operates portable hand tools; power and non-power, in accordance with all safety and operating rules. Starts, stops, and operates engines and portable pumps in accordance with all safety and operation rules. Performs general maintenance of all equipment used in transload operations, reporting any deficiencies that require further maintenance. Communicates with team members to control and direct transload activities. Observes, interprets and relays verbal and non-verbal communications; radio, phone, hand signals, lantern signals, switch target indicators, flags, and lights. Conducts all written and verbal reporting in a timely and accurate manner. Complies with all company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns and taking appropriate action when needed. Takes an active role in safety programs including attendance to all safety meetings and ensures safe behaviors of self and coworkers. Performs general housekeeping and cleaning. Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and a minimum one year related experience and/or training. Language Skills Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Mathematical Skills Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer Skills N/A Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Valid state issued driver's license. Other Skills and Abilities Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.Ability to work as part of a team and maintain a good attitude. Other Qualifications Prior experience working on or around rail operation.Ability and willingness to work an irregular schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays to support a 24 hour a day 7 day a week operation.Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.