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Train Operator

Company: Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.
Location: Coatesville
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Cleveland-Cliffs Steel has an immediate opportunity for a Train Operator at our Coatesville Works operation. Train Operators direct the activities of the train crew and operate a diesel-electric locomotive in daily switching service, moving and placing railroad cars throughout the BVRY plants and sidings of customers served by the BVRY as well as the interchange with NS and East Penn Railroad. The ideal Train Operator candidate is responsible for the safe and efficient movement of railcars and will work as both an engineer and a conductor.

Summary of Responsibilities:

* Direct the activities of the train crew in heavy industrial switching operations in all weather
* Operate a diesel-electric locomotive in daily switching service, moving and placing railroad cars
* Apply/remove handbrakes on freight equipment / Operate switch stands
* Mount and dismount equipment from appropriate ladders, grab irons and sill steps of railroad equipment
* Use two-way hand-held radios with a remote microphone and brakeman's lantern
* Attend Scheduled Safety Meetings and Personnel Meetings

Minimum Qualifications:

* High school diploma or GED equivalent
* Demonstrated commitment to safety and quality
* Ability to read, understand and follow operating instructions and procedure manuals
* Effective communication skills - verbal and written

Preferred Qualifications:

* 2 years of experience working as a conductor/engineer, having obtained a Conductor's Certificate per CFR title 49 part 242
* A proven safety record, as well as skill and proficiency in the areas of switching railroad cars, train movements, interfacing with customers, and working within a team-oriented environment
* Knowledge necessary to perform switching activities in a safe and efficient manner

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is the largest flat-rolled steel company and the largest iron ore pellet producer in North America. The Company is vertically integrated from mined raw materials, direct reduced iron, and ferrous scrap to primary steelmaking and downstream finishing, stamping, tooling, and tubing. We offer an excellent total compensation package including top pay with variable compensation opportunity, health insurance, retirement plan, education assistance, paid time off and more!.

As a company, we are doing what we can to keep all our employees safe and healthy. It is the current expectation that all Cleveland-Cliffs employees will be vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. Before accepting an offer of employment you must certify that you are fully vaccinated. Cleveland-Cliffs reserves the right to require proof of vaccination.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to careers@clevelandcliffs.com or call 1-(312) 899-3097 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Do not email your application materials to this email address. Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.

Keywords: Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., Wilmington , Train Operator, Other , Coatesville, Delaware

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