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Operator I

Company: Watco Companies, Inc.
Location: Osceola
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Location: Osceola, Arkansas (US-AR) 72370

Division:

WTPS - Division D

Location:

Osceola, AR

Shift:

12 Hour Day: 4 on and 4 off. Alternating days to nights

Job Type:

Full Time

Purpose

The Operator position is an entry level role at our location in Osceola, AR. As an Operator you will be joining a well-established Team at a growing company where you will transload steel products via barge, truck or railcar for our customer, Big River Steel. The main responsibilities for an Operator are operating various types of mechanical equipment and performing minor maintenance tasks on the equipment. There are three levels of Operator based on skills and experience. Additional duties will be assigned.

Description

  • Read and understand all standard operating procedures (SOPs) as well as safety requirements for the role
  • Participate in safety briefings, job briefings, and any other pass on information from team members, management or customer.
  • Operator will complete pre-use inspections, ensure equipment is in working condition, review work orders, proficiently/safely operate equipment and ensure all products are moved or manipulate from barges, trucks, piles, railcars, etc. to various locations around the terminal. This requires operation of equipment such as material handler, grapple, mag, front end loader, dozer, excavator, etc.
  • Perform general maintenance and basic housekeeping around the terminal facility. This includes but not limited to climbing heights to work on conveyors, equipment, barges, etc.
  • Complete all applicable documentation, recordkeeping and dual verification.
  • Participate in all relevant training for your role as well as site specific training.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills, Abilities & Requirements

  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction and follow work rules, as well as, take on additional job responsibilities as needed or assigned
  • Must maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance
  • Ability to work outside majority of the time and withstand extreme weather conditions
  • Flexibility required; ability to work days, nights, afternoons, and weekends when necessary
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements
  • Working knowledge of Watco Safety and Operating principles
  • Follow written and verbal directions 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.
  • Valid driver's license

Machine, Tools, Special Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment Used

  • Required to wear all Personal Protective Equipment including, but not limited to uniform, steel toed boots, eye protection, hard hat, gloves, Personal Floatation Device, respirator, hearing protection, vest, radio, etc.
  • Operate material handler, grapple, mag, front end loader, dozer, excavator, fixed equipment and systems, power tools and hand tools, etc.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to bend, stoop, lift up to 50 pounds alone, twist, climb, etc. Must be able to talk and hear well enough to communicate with all Team Members, vendors, and customers 100% of the time. See below:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS DEFINITIONS

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)

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

Up to 1 mile at a time

Lifting: floor-waist

X

30 lbs

Lifting: waist-shoulder

X

10-15 lbs

Lifting: above shoulder

X

20 lbs distance 25 feet

Carry: (Dist)

X

50 lbs distance 3 feet

Pushing/Pulling

X

10-15 lbs of force

Climbing

X

75% of time spent climbing

Balancing

X

Stooping/Bending

X

60%

Twisting*

X

30%

Squatting/Kneeling

X

Crawling

X

10%

Foot Controls

X

Reaching Forward

X

Reaching At Level

X

Reaching Below Waist

X

Handle/Grasp

X

100%

Fine Finger Manipulation

X

Hand Controls

X

Repetitive Motion

X

Body part: Hands/arms: Cycles/hour.

Vibratory Tasks

X

Talking

X

Hearing

X

Vision

X

Standard vision to perform job duties

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

Keywords: Watco Companies, Inc., Memphis , Operator I, Other , Osceola, Tennessee

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