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Heavy Equipment Operator

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Heavy Equipment Operator 

Come join the growing team at our world-class train manufacturing facility in Sacramento, CA. Siemens Mobility, Rolling Stock Division is the North American market leader in the production of passenger locomotives and coaches, and light rail vehicles. See links below to learn more about Siemens Mobility:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8nddK1NZSk

https://www.mobility.siemens.com/us/en/portfolio/rail/rolling-stock.html

As an Equipment Operator, you will use heavy transportation equipment to move car bodies and completed rail cars and locomotives between production processes in a dynamic, high energy production environment producing the best rail vehicles in the world.

What we are offering

Full time position

Starting pay - $19.27/hr. (plus shift premium – 10% for 2nd shift, 20% for 3rd shift)

11 paid holidays, 18 days PTO

401K – 6% company match

Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance

Tuition reimbursement

What you will be doing

  • Move car bodies and rail vehicles on-site from one location to another using various heavy transportation equipment.
  • Prepare rail vehicles for shipping. Prepare flat cars for shipment of rail vehicles.
  • Load rail vehicles on flat cars or tractor trailers following required procedures and tie down methods.
  • Certification for the use of some equipment may be required, such as forklift, transporter, Rail King, Con-O-Lift, and Straddle Carrier.
  • Meet company standards for quality and workmanship

·     Meet production schedule, quality requirements, and budgeted labor hours with limited supervision.

·     Trains and provides direction to other workers regarding loading and unloading methods, sequences, and procedures.

·     Follow all safety requirements, including use of all required personal protective equipment (PPE). Contribute to and maintain conditions that ensure a healthy and safe work environment.

What you need to be successful

  • High school education or GED
  • 2 years’ experience as a heavy equipment operator
  • Basic English skills – ability to read and understand written instructions and effectively communicate verbally.

We would be impressed if you have

·     Knowledge of safety requirements with respect to heavy equipment operations and rigging.

Additional Information

  • Upon offer of employment, candidates will be subject to a background check and drug screen.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those necessary to successfully perform the essential job duties:
    • Able to walk long distances on concrete in steel toe safety shoes.
    • Frequently reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    • Frequently required to climb, such as, but not limited to stairs, steps, and ladders.
    • Frequently required to work on elevated platforms.
    • Talk and hear.
    • Lift and move no more than 40 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Our Values

We stay at the forefront of the rail industry. We continuously improve, learning directly from those who are doing the work.

We are optimistic about change and the possibilities it brings:  We welcome programmatic improvements and strategy shifts which will result in positive results for the world.

We value our people, and we support their growth and development: Our people are at the center of our work, and we support their development by finding their level of potential development through problem-solving and in collaboration with peers.

We mean what we say, and we commit to our promises: We follow through on our commitments with honesty and integrity

We do more with less: We are a lean organization serving customers who are serving communities of people.

We are principles-based, not rules-based: We make decisions based on what we believe is best for our people and the communities we serve as opposed to adhering to a prescriptive set of immovable practices.

We value diversity and strive to be inclusive in our work, both for our customer and our team members: We believe in the importance of investing in employees in alignment with our values and honoring every individual story and unique path.

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Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



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