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Rail Loadout Operators- Clayton, IA and Prairie du Chien, WI

Wage Ranges from $42,000 to $59,050- Based on Experience
PSC offers a $2.00/HR Night Shift Differential

The Rail Load Out position involves various tasks associated with the preparation and staging of rail cars for the purpose of loading aggregate material sales. These tasks include working on the computer, operating and inspections of equipment, lubricating equipment, and troubleshooting issues with equipment, being flexible and paying attention to detail. Rail Loadout, applicant will need to be flexible in working in Clayton, IA & Prairie du Chien, WI.

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The Position at a glance

Education Requirments

High school diploma desireable but not required, minimum 2 years’ experience, see Education & Experience section below.

Credentials & Licenses

Part 48 MSHA required. Training available onsite. All Pattison employees must hold a valid Driver’s License.

Shift Information
Day Shift or Night Shift Rotation Available (12 hour Shifts)– See Shift Details below
Benefits & Incentives
Full benefits package, an additional $2.00/hr night shift bonus. See Benefits Section below for more details.

Detailed Position Information

This is an excellent career opportunity with a well-established, solid company, with outstanding benefits. If this sounds like something that might interest you, we encourage you to apply now! It could truly change your life!

Primary Responsibilities
  • icon Must be able to perform work associated with railroad activity to the highest Safety standards that will insure daily tasks are finished without compromise to personal or team safety goals.
  • icon Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • icon Clean material from cars that are being returned.
  • icon Will check and close rail car doors to insure loaded material remains securely in place for long distance transportation.
  • icon Check material being loaded for quality
  • icon Will shovel material and assist in quarry where needed to include providing mechanical Assistance with general plant maintenance.
  • icon Running Excel data and other computer software as needed.
Working Conditions & Expectations
  • icon May work up to twelve hour shifts
  • icon Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • icon Must be able to communicate and coordinate with coworkers and supervisors
  • icon Must have high safety standards for self and others
  • icon Must be willing to work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays
  • icon Must have the ability to stand for 6-12 hours on uneven sandy/rocky surfaces
  • icon Must have the ability to lift 60 to 80 pounds without mechanical assistance
  • icon Must have the ability to bend or stoop
  • icon Must have the ability to climb on and off equipment and ladders
  • icon Must be able to work at heights
  • icon Must have the ability to work in damp, dimly lit and confined work areas
Shift Details

Rotation schedules are 84 hours bi-weekly (20 of the 84 hours are paid out an OVERTIME rate of 1 ½) Rotation Schedule:

 

  • Week 1- Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (60 hrs/ 20 paid overtime)
  • Week 2- Wednesday, Thursday (24 hrs)

 

Requirements
In addition to general requirments, the applicant must:
  • icon Must possess a valid driver's license
  • icon Be proficient spoken and written English
  • icon Be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • icon Be able to safely wear a half face mask for up to 12 hours at a time
Education & Experience
High school diploma desirable but not required
Benefits & Advancement
Pattison Sand Company offers a comprehensive benefit program! Some of the benefits include:
  • icon Quarterly Incentive Program
  • icon Paid Time Off
  • icon Affordable Health, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • icon 401k with Matching

Advancement Opportunities: Pattison Sand Company encourages and sponsors internal and external training to develop employees’ skills in order to promote from within the company.

Disclosure & Important policies

Apply for this exciting career position now!

This could be the start of an exciting career with Pattison Sand Company!

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Contact Information

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Pattison Sand Company, LLC
701 1st Street
Clayton, IA 52049
  (563) 964-2860
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