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Railcar Technician in Indianapolis, IN at Heritage-Crystal Clean, LLC.

Date Posted: 3/6/2019

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Job Description

Purpose:  The Railcar Technician is responsible first and foremost with conducting his/her work in a safe manner at all times.  Responsibilities include: ensure that all railcars leaving the facility meet AAR, FRA, and industry requirements.


Technician Essential Duties:

  • Pre-inspection of all inbound railcars to identify cars to be deadline or repaired to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Outbound inspections of all railcars.
  • Random auditing of other terminal technician’s inspection.
  • Operate forklift (a valid driver’s license required), and rail track mobile as needed.
  • Accurately completes inspection sheet and log.
  • Assist in maintaining inventory of railcars parts and supply.
  • Communicates with terminal technician employees and leads to ensure that the railcars leaving or before loading meet all regulatory requirement.
  • Adhere to all corporate policies and standards including but not limited to environmental and regulatory, human resources, facility, equipment, operations and maintenance.


Other Duties:

  • Unloading, loading and transferring of bulk materials to and from tankers, railcars and tanks in accordance with company rules and regulations.
  • Sampling railcars, update railcar inventory, issuing of work permits.
  • Operate the track mobile for the movement or placement of railcars.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.


Specific Skills:

  • Safe working experience.
  • Ability to interpret railcar waybills.
  • Strong Mechanically reasoning ability.
  • The ability to work in team-based environment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Good housekeeping of equipment and site.




Job Requirements

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years working as a carman capacity in AAR certified shop or documented carman training.



  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.


Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment, including respirator, steel toe boots, safety glasses, hard hat and any other PPE that may be required.



  • Reports to the Shipping & Receiving Lead on duty.



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