Rail Assistant APPLY (THEN CALL between 11pm-4pm)

  • Express Employment - ID | IL | IN
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Feb 07, 2018
Administrative / Clerical

Job Description


Salary: $12.00/Hr
APPLY THEN CALL NOW! THIS POSITION IS 95% OUTDOOR WORK - YEAR ROUND in a rail yard, working with rail cars. Physically demanding. *Cannot be afraid of heights or working in confined spaces(Ability to work at a height approximately 15 feet+ above the ground). *Must pass national background check and drug screen. Also must pass an MVR(have good driving record), and have a valid driver's license).
Seeking candidates with outdoor work experience.
Location: Chicago Il(15 minutes from Homewood IL)
Pay rate: $12.00/hour

Type of position: Long term temp assignment

Physical Requirements: Must be able to climb rail cars and squat repeatedly, lift or move 75 lb. rail car doors throughout the day.

Dress: Dress for weather, boots with 1/2 inch heel required

Job/Supervisory Duties:
  • Ensure rail cars are maintained, and cleaned(Working in groups)
  • Performs daily preventative maintenance, to include but not limited to lubrication of rail car springs, hinges, pins and all rail equipment(set brakes, open doors)
  • Sets-up rail car chains and chocks
  • Using a power blower, cleans rail car decks of debris
  • Opens rail car doors for transportation of new vehicles
  • Will be entering data in computer
  • Willing to help with training others that start after you
  • Other duties as assigned

Behavioral Expectations: Conducts himself or herself in a manner that maintains a positive work atmosphere through positive communication, professional and ethical behavior. You will build and maintain excellent working relationships with customers, vendors, co-workers, and management.

Skills: Must have a good sense of balance. Ability to work at a height approximately 15 feet+ above the ground

Additional Requirements: Must have a Valid State Driver's license. Also have ability to pass a Safe Driving, Buck Ramp, and Rail Safety tests with 80% or higher accuracy.

Professional requirements, and other important information
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Attention to detail - aware of surroundings : Zero tolerance for accidents
  • Attend Safety Training

Ability to work in extreme weather conditions * Must be available to work any day of the week. Work day schedule and hours you work per week may vary (Hours/days not guaranteed). •Good and regular attendance •Ability to work in a variety of situations •Positive demeanor

If qualified and interested apply online now at www.expresspros.com then call in reference to position 708-825-1688

Express Office: South Holland

1820 Ridge Road

Suite 217

Homewood, IL 60430