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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Progress Rail
Location: Middletown
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job PurposeThe Equipment Operator will perform a variety of skilled or semi-skilled tasks involving the operation, servicing, and maintenance of heavy equipment.Req ID9662BRCityMiddletownState:OhioCompany DescriptionRailroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail 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 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 their needs.Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting progressrail.com.Key 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.Education / TrainingRequired: High School Diploma or equivalent.Preferred: Heavy Equipment Certification; Class A CDL preferred but not required.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.BenefitsCompetitive Salary401(k) plan with up to 6% company match (no waiting period with immediate vesting)Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability InsuranceSupplemental Accident, Critical Care, and Hospital Insurance available along with an HDHP and HSA with seed moneyFlexible Spending AccountsPaid VacationPaid HolidaysPaid Time-Off (PTO)Employee Assistance PlanEducation Assistance ProgramEmployee Recognition ProgramsSite specific Production and Incentive PlansSite specific Step and Skill Level Wage Adjustment PlansSite Specific Relocation and Sign-on Bonus Programs*Benefits eligibility varies by job position, full-time/part-time and regular/temporary status. The provisions of the plan documents control such benefits.EEOEqual Opportunity Employer Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/DisabilitiesJob CategoryProduction - HourlyPRS Facility LocationMiddletown, OH Recycling - 437by Jobble

Keywords: Progress Rail, Middletown , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Middletown, Ohio

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