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Rail Crew in La Porte, TX at Frontier Logistics, LP

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

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Job Description

Previous Rail experience is not required for this position.  However, candidates must have the physical and mechanical aptitude to successfully complete job tasks, as well as a willingness to learn. Safety is a top priority; candidates must operate and perform tasks with precision and caution

  • Visually inspect railcars and enter inspection and seal data into the handheld
  • Complete a daily visual inspection of the rail tracks; document and report any issues
  • Ensure Company inspection, switching, and safety procedures are followed
  • Locate cars on packaging schedule and spot them accordingly and in a way that maximizes packaging line production
  • Ride train and act as a brake, ground, or switchman as needed
  • Maintain frequent daily communication with packaging crew to understand exactly when their next switch will be needed and ensure there is minimal downtime for switching
  • Daily cleaning of rail tracks
  • Perform daily yard checks
  • Visually inspect each outbound car to ensure the release procedures are being followed
  • Notify supervisor of any relevant findings or events while on duty

Job Requirements

  • At least 1 year of experience in one of the following areas: Truck Loading, Shipping/Distribution, Construction, Heavy Equipment Operation, or similar occupation
  • Able to speak, read and write basic English
  • Valid driver's license
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrates efficiency and productivity
  • Safety- and detail-oriented
  • Comfortable working outdoors
  • Able to work in a team or independently
  • Maintain a safe and clean office/ working environment
  • Grounds upkeep including but not limited to, mowing, weed eating, and tree trimming


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