Tamper Operator


Minooka, IL

What you'll be doing

Maintain written documentation pertaining to the job. Ability to meet objectives through managing others. Perform maintenance and repair on related equipment used in maintenance of way, as necessary. Follow proper safety and housekeeping procedures pertaining to the job and employees under management. Instruct and direct others, determine priorities and assign workforce accordingly. Operate tamping machines to perform the work the machine is designed for. Which is the raising, leveling and aligning of the railroad track structure to the desired specifications of the owner and per the precise job specifications and requirements. Manage and perform the dumping of ballast, the regulating of ballast and other supervisory tasks required for surfacing operations. Inspect and maintain trucks and equipment on a daily basis including but not limited to any attached apparatuses such as boom, hi-rail gear, tools, etc. Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with regulations, policies and procedures. Perform daily equipment safety and maintenance checks, making emergency adjustments as necessary and documentation per daily inspection and repairs reports. Take actions to avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, and falling objects. Study instructions, plans, and diagrams to establish work requirements. Perform mechanical, electrical and hydraulic repairs in the field and or the shop. Communicate with direct supervisor on daily production, safety issues, and mechanical repairs.

What your background should be

Required Schooling / Training

Not specified

Who is the client company

Concern about railroad track related services.
If you are interested in this position, send your resume to apply@kochdavis.com