Company: Ventura Transfer Company
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: September 21, 2018
From Railway to Highway and on Down the Road, We Know the Best Way Almost 150 years of innovation, plus the safest, most comprehensive bulk truck transportation and handling, transloading and ISO tank container depot services, have established Ventura Transfer Company (VTC) as the acknowledged industry leader throughout the Western United States. Founded in 1869 and named for the city where it began, Ventura Transfer Company, now headquartered in Long Beach, is the oldest bulk transportation and handling company in California. Throughout the company's history, there have been a few constants - an unswerving commitment to quality and customer service, and a determination to lead the industry through continuous innovation. Ventura Transfer Company is looking to find a passionate team member to fill the role of Chemical Loader in Phoenix, Arizona. Major Responsibilities Use VTC equipment to transload liquid products from rail cars to tank trucks and shipping containers. Complete loads on time, accurately, and on schedule Operate equipment such as pick up trucks, boilers, and compressors. Maintain inventory of loading equipment, such as fittings, compressors, and pumps, keeping it clean and in good order. Schedule maintenance for equipment as needed. Follow all SOPs and work order instructions to make sure loads are completed correctly and safely without contamination, spills, or other incidents. Use various measuring equipment to load correct volumes. Read and interpret paperwork, such as load orders, accurately. Maintain accurate records of work and transmit records to corporate office for billing and accounting purposes. Communicate work schedules with other departments. Other duties as assigned. Physical Requirements Able to lift and carry heavy hoses, fittings, and other equipment weighing 100 pounds. Able to crawl underneath as well as climb on top of rail cars and tankers. Able to stand for long periods. Able to connect heavy 20 foot long by 6 inch wide hoses to underside of railcars and to tanker trucks. This often requires lifting and pulling while in an awkward body position. Able to operate valves that at times may be corroded and difficult to open and close. Able to work out-of-doors and to tolerate extreme weather conditions, such as rain, heat, or cold. Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Able to communicate effectively in English verbally and in writing. Extremely accurate and detail oriented. Does not overlook things and make errors. Able to read and interpret complex paperwork and other data, such as chemical names, order numbers, and rail car numbers. Doesn't forget things. Able to multi-task, tracking several activities at once. Able to handle shifting priorities and constantly changing conditions. Able to work effectively on flexible and varying work schedules. Team player. Able to get along well with coworkers, drivers, and supervisors. Able to settle disagreements professionally and productively. Operates with a Safety Orientation. Uses all protective equipment all the time, follows SOP's, and manages risks so that incidents are prevented. High energy level and high level of initiative. Takes the lead in making improvements to the operation and in getting things fixed as they break down. Mechanical ability - able to perform basic repairs on boilers, compressors, valves, and other equipment. Able to safely use basic hand tools. Trustworthy, honest, reliable. Able to operate autonomously for long periods of time with minimal contact with supervisors. Can be counted on to show up for work every day and take full responsibility for the operation. Licenses, education, and related work experience Must possess a valid Class C Drivers' license and a driving record without an excessive number of accidents and/or convictions for moving violations. Must be insurable to operate company vehicles. Successful work experience demonstrating a strong work ethic. This Is What's in It for You Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision coverage for employees and dependents 401(k), employee matching up to 5% of pay Profit Sharing Program Paid Vacation Eleven Paid Holidays 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance ($25,000, additional insurance available) and Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Account Paid Company Social Events Professional Development Opportunities
Keywords: Ventura Transfer Company, Carson , Chemical Loader, Professions , Long Beach, California
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