Rail Unloader/Maintenance Technician

Greensboro, NC posted on January 2

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Hammaker East is a leading provider of paving materials and services for the road construction industry. With a highly trained and dedicated team, we meet our customers’ ever-changing needs and enable them to build a better infrastructure in their communities.

We are looking to hire a Rail Unloader/Maintenance Technician!

Summary/Objective 

This position is responsible for performing duties including unloading railroad tank cars, loading tanker trucks, installing, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Unload railroad tank cars.
  • Connect steam heating and unloading hoses.
  • Opening rail car dome lids and proper valves, obtaining samples, and operating pumps.
  • Loading tanker trucks.
  • Secure loading spout, opening proper valves, and operating pumps.
  • Make product transfers (gauging of tanks and limit capacity). 
  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Perform machinist duties and responsibilities.
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

Competencies

  • Technical Capacity
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Results Driven
  • Initiative

Work Environment


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a full-time position

 

Required Education

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Ideally the candidate will have 2+ years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills.

 

Travel

  • Limited travel is expected for this position for training and company meetings. 

 

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

 

Other Duties
The duties listed above are not all inclusive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Russell Standard Corporation and employee and is subject to change by the Company management as the needs of the organization and requirements of the position change.


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time