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Transload Operator

Falcon Contracting Ltd. operates a materials transloading and logistics terminal on our 75+ acre industrial property located in the BCR Industrial Park, Prince George, BC. We provide rail-to-truck and truck-to-rail transloading services to a number of clients in the Mining, Forestry, and Oil & Gas sectors. Falcon is looking to add Transload Operators to our professional team and has an immediate opening for interested candidates. 

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting daily operational and safety checklists 
  • Inspecting railcars received from CN, applying hand brakes, bleeding air, etc. 
  • Prepare the railcars for loading and unloading
  • Perform start-up, operation, and shutdown of equipment and systems
  • Connecting/disconnecting hoses from railcars and transload pumps, augers, and meters
  • Opening/closing valves to start and stop loading process
  • Monitoring flow rate, temperature and pressure during loading
  • Recording necessary load volume totals
  • Neatly and accurately complete shipping and receiving paperwork
  • Maintain cleanliness of site trucks, tank farm, office and transload equipment
  • Handle problems as they arise and initiate steps to resolution
  • General maintenance, as well as cleaning, housekeeping, grass trimming and snow removal
  • Effectively communicate with others by radio, signals or by other means 
  • Commit to safe work practices by following standard operating procedures and watching out for the health and wellness of others
  • Take an active role in the sites safety program including participation in safety meetings, conducting facility inspections

Qualitifcations

  • 2+ years experience working in a transload facility or in a similar capacity preferred
  • Industrial Railway Operations Certificate is an asset
  • Loader/Forklift ticket is preferred
  • Willingness to work various days, shift and on-call to meet business needs
  • Understand, or willing to learn, railway operations and safety
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions; wind, snow, rain, heat and cold.
  • Ability to complete the physical aspects of the job including climbing railcars, opening and hatches, crawling under railcars, walk long distance on uneven terrain, etc. 
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment including forklifts and loaders
  • Mechanically inclined with the ability to troubleshoot and repair 

We offer competitive pay based on experience, benefits after 90 days, opportunities for future growth. 

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. However, only select candidates whose skills and experience best match our requirements will be contacted. 

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