Rail Loader

Location: Flat Rock, MI
Date Posted: 05-15-2018
Position Summary
To load vehicles onto rail cars, per customer and AAR instructions, to meet the expectations of the customer, and avoid damage to customer vehicles and maximize efficiency and quality.
Essential Functions
  • Drive customer vehicles onto rail cars from staging lines in a safe and efficient manner
  • Secure customer vehicles to rail cars by using chains or chocks as required by manufactures
  • Set-up rail car bridge plates
  • Raise and lower rail car decks
  • Open/Close rail car doors
  • Responsible for proper use and storage of hand tools
  • Operate loading ramps
  • Check vehicles for damage
  • Drive vehicles to/from staging areas
  • Various duties as assigned or required to help the facility function in a team environment
  • Adhere to all AWC and AAR safety standards
  • Train new employees and temporary workers
  • React to change and handle other essential tasks as assigned by management
  • Able to follow directions, both written and verbal
  • Able to drive both standard and automatic automobiles
  • Able to adhere to strict quality standards without variance
  • Knowledge of the use of hand tools (i.e., wrenches, screw drivers, ratchets, etc.)
  • Must have a good sense of balance
  • Able to work at a height approximately 15 feet above the ground
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds over head
  • Able to push, pull, or carry up to 85 pounds
  • Able to pass Safe Driving, Rail and Buck Ramp quizzes with 80% accuracy or better
  • Able to stand, walk, and work outdoors in all weather conditions
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