Equipment Operator

Watco Companies, Inc. Pine Bluff , AR 71601

Posted 2 months ago

Location: Pine Bluff, Arkansas (US-AR) 71601

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named to Forbes' 2021 list of America's Best Mid-Size Employers.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We're involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.

And you'll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members' safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.

In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits that include health insurance and a company-match 401(k) plan.

Come to Watco and join a team where you'll leave each day knowing you've made a difference.

Description

  • Responsible for the safe operation of all equipment

  • Must know how to respond in case of emergency

  • Must be willing to perform first aid and CPR on other team members as required

  • Applicant must pass the General SOP testing, Heavy Equipment function test along with employee demonstration check list, all other required testing.

  • Applicant will be required to handle material and work rotational shifts overtime as required as need to maintain Customer first principles.

  • Regularly communicate via 2-way radio with Supervisors, Supervisors, Team Members and customer

  • Must communication regularly with the Supervisor and the Customer

  • Applicant will be required to handle material and work various hours as need to accomplish the required tasks.

  • Demonstrate predictable, reliable, and timely attendance.

  • Follow written and verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks on schedule.

  • Read, write, and communicate in English & understand basic math.

  • Learn from directions, observations, and mistakes and apply procedures using good judgment.

  • Working knowledge of Watco Safety and Operating principles

  • Work independently or as part of a team and interact appropriately with others.

  • Receives oral or written instructions from Supervisors indicating which commodity is to be loaded in/out of, which bays or location material is being loaded into and need to be maintained,

  • Written Dual verification procedures must be followed on all material movements.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or Team Members.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Ability to pass training and required testing.

  • Must be available to work a rotating shift as well as be prepared to work in all types of weather

  • Willingness to perform "ANY" other duties as assigned. Examples - but not limited to operation of a lift truck, front end loader, conveyor, sweeper, tractor or other mobile equipment, tally, clean up, barge shifting, climbing on and off barges, rail cars and trucks, barge winch operations, etc..

Machines, Tools, Special Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment Used:

PPE: hard hat, safety glasses, splash goggles, face shield, Reflective clothing, gloves, steel toed metatarsal boots

Other PPE as required

Front end loaders Excavator / Material handlers, Skid steers, Shuttle wagon

Requirements

Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's driver license and have the willingness to use personal and/or company vehicle in the course of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Frequency Scale

Strength

Work Pattern

N = Never

Sedentary

Full-time

S = Seldom (1-10 %, up to 48 min)

Light

Part-time

O = Occasional (11-33%, 48 min.

  • 2 hr. 25 min)

X Medium

Seasonal

F = Frequent (34-66%, 2 hr. 26 min

  • 5 hr. 35 min)

Heavy

12

Hours Per Day

C = Constant (67-100%, more than 5 hr. 35 min)

Very Heavy

4

Days Per Week

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

FREQUENCY

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

% Time

N

S

O

F

C

Sitting

X

Standing

X

Walking

X

Lifting

floor - waist

N

S

O

F

C

lbs.

30

  • 50

X

Lifting

waist-shoulder

N

S

O

F

C

lbs.

10

  • 25

X

Lifting

above shoulder

N

S

O

F

C

lbs.

5 - 15

X

Carry

(Dist.)

N

S

O

F

C

lbs.

Up to 65

X

Pushing/

Pulling

N

S

O

F

C

Minimal

15

X

lbs. force

N

S

O

F

C

Climbing

X

Balancing

X

Stooping / Bending

X

Twisting*

X

Squatting / Kneeling

X

Crawling

X

Foot Controls

X

N

S

O

F

C

Reaching Forward

(Level) Below Waist

Above Shoulder

X

X

X

Handle/Grasp

X

Fine Finger Manipulation

X

Hand Controls

X

Repetitive Motion

X

Body part:

Arms/Upper torso

Cycles/hr.

10%

Vibratory Tasks

X

N

S

O

F

C

Talking

X

Hearing

X

Visual:

Must be able to judge distance and have good depth perception. Must be able to visually survey walking working surfaces for Slip Trip and fall hazards and any other hazards that may be present.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

FREQUENCY

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

FREQUENCY

N

S

O

F

C

N

S

O

F

C

Exposure to Weather

X

Noise Intensity

X

Extreme Cold

X

Atmospheric Conditions

X

Extreme Hot

X

Exposed Heights

X

Wet and / or Humidity

X

Exposure to Electricity

X

Proximity to Moving Mechanical Parts

X

Exposure to Toxic / Caustic Chemicals

X

Exposure to Explosives

X

Exposure to Radiation

X

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