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Tank Car Cleaner

Company: Rescar Companies
Location: Gonzales
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSUMMARY: The Railcar Cleaner cleans the interior of railcars (tank, hopper, and other railcars) and components using interior blast, steaming, orbital wash, chemical / detergent, vapor scrubbing, dig out, and other systems and equipment to ensure railcar conformance with FRA, AAR, Customer and Rescar requirements. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned but are not limited to, the following:

  • Reads, understands, and follows work instructions / orders, control plans, specification sheets, and railcar drawings.
  • Performs railcar inspections to verify cleanliness and product (commodity) type using MSDS, cleaning certificate, draeger tube test, and flammability and oxygen tests.
  • Removes product from railcars using bottom outlet valves and performing interior dig outs and stores the product in appropriately labeled drums, dumpsters and other containers.
  • Cleans the interior of railcars (tank, hopper, and other railcars) and components (e.g., valves, dip tubes, interior coils, sumps, manway lids, etc.) using interior blast, steaming, orbital wash, chemical / detergent, vapor scrubbing, and dig out systems and equipment.
  • Inspects railcars after cleaning for rust identification (e.g., flash, medium tight, scale) and interior lining condition.
  • Follows emergency response and preparedness procedures involving shut down of equipment, vapor releases, spill containment and cleanup.
  • Removes (when applicable) and cleans rail hopper car outlet tubes, outlet gaskets, manway lids, hatch cover rings (passivation) and other components as needed.
  • Completes and signs off on work orders and appropriate administrative forms confirming work is done correctly and to procedure.
  • Meets time standards and efficiencies as established and communicated by supervisor.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and productive work environment.
  • Ensures all equipment is properly maintained and in safe working order.
  • Meets or exceeds quality standards on all work that is performed.
  • Follows and enforces safety rules, wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and leads by example to ensure that all employees meet or exceed our safety standards.TOOLS and EQUIPMENT USEDPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE), interior blast, steaming, orbital wash, chemical / detergent, vapor scrubbing, hand scrappers, dig out systems, pressure washer up to 4500 psi, and assorted pneumatic, power, and hand tools.EDUCATION
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent, preferred.
    • College Degree, preferred. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
      • 0 – 2 years railcar cleaning experience or related field work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • 0-2 years knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair and maintenance.
      • Experience using hand tools, power tools, and industrial cleaning equipment preferred.
      • Ability to clean interior of railcars (tank, hopper, and other railcars) and components using interior blast, steaming, orbital wash, chemical / detergent, vapor scrubbing, and dig out systems and equipment. Performs railcar cleaning RSPs and tasks with significant to moderate guidance from more experience personnel,
        • lead person or supervisor.
        • Must be able to perform on all duties including weekends, as needed and work overtime on short notice basis, required.
        • Ability to use a respirator, preferred.
        • Must be able to work independently and function in a team environment.
        • Ability to work respectfully and efficiently with others.
        • Ability to lift to 50 lbs. without assistance and up to 100 lbs. with assistance, required.
        • Ability to work in various temperatures indoors and in outdoor weather.
        • Ability to work at heights, in confined areas, exposure to noise, dust, gases, fumes and chemicals, required.
        • Mechanical aptitude, required.
        • Continuous mental and visual attention is required to perform duties (such as working around heavy and moving equipment), involving repetitive or diversified work requiring constant alertness or activity, required.
        • Continuous standing, walking, reaching, climbing, crouching/stooping, pushing/pulling, bending, twisting and lifting/lowering.
        • Ability to travel up to 20% out-of-state. Powered by JazzHRv3Vct0FHMx

Keywords: Rescar Companies, Baton Rouge , Tank Car Cleaner, Other , Gonzales, Louisiana

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