BNSF Jobs – Intermodal Equipment Operator

Website BNSF Railway

Job Description:

Do you want to be a part of something that really matters? Team BNSF includes professionals focused on safety, service, and who take pride in delivering the nation’s freight. Together, we help move goods and materials that sustain life and support local, national and global economies. The BNSF rail network is one of the largest freight railroads, spanning 28 western states and serving three Canadian provinces.

Job Responsibilities:

  • HOSTLER TRUCK OPERATOR: Operate up to 65,000 lb trucks in yard, with trailing units 20-57 ft long. Maneuver tractor-trailer on tight corners, in/out of parking spaces. Use on-board computer peripheral to communicate with yard management. Railcar spotting and id processes.
  • Understand chassis-owner relationship.
  • Assist Crane/Lift Operators to load trailers and containers on/off railcars and chassis. Work on uneven surfaces and walk long distances adjacent to railcar; climb on/off railcars. Place/remove
  • locking/unlocking Interbox connectors weighing up to 16 lbs. Set container pedestals weighing up to 50 lbs on railcars. Lock/unlock and raise/lower trailer hitches on railcars.
  • CRANE/LIFT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR: Operate rubber tire gantry crane or similar equipment to lift 20-57 ft trailers and containers, weighing up to 65,000 lbs, on/off railcars and intermodal chassis.
  • Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures, such as: wear required safety equipment; respond to and act on safety concerns.

Job Requirements:.

  • Able to perform work on uneven surfaces; frequently climb on/off equipment
  • Lift/carry up to 50 lbs
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English
  • Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling
  • Possess valid state-issued driver’s license
  • Able to work in conditions with loud noise and fumes; work on/around heavy/moving machinery; bend, walk, stand, sit for extended time and use hand tools
  • Accurately input data in computer systems
  • At least 18 years of age, or will be by the anticipated start date listed above
  • Able to work full-time (40 hrs/wk) subject to overtime, nights, on-call (24/7), weekends, holidays
  • Able to visually distinguish colors – red, blue, green, yellow; hear, and with training, distinguish auditory signals

Job Details:

Company: BNSF Railway

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cicero, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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