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Company: Plasser American Corp
Location: Danbury
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Job descriptionDriver/OperatorSUMMARY OF POSITION:Operate test vehicle/detector car on and off railroad tracks and in all road conditions. Perform vehicle inspections and equipment set-up. Service/maintain/repair the vehicle and detector carriage under the vehicle. This will entail crawling under the vehicle with clearance as little at eighteen inches and bending/kneeling/squatting in awkward postures under the vehicle. Climb steps and/or ladders to enter/exit the vehicle repeatedly; perform ground examination of rails (bending/kneeling) with hand test units. Personal protective equipment required includes safety glasses, safety steel toed boots, hard hats, and safety vests are mandatory. Safety goggles and neoprene gloves may be required when working with vehicle fluids (e.g., antifreeze, oil, cleaners).ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Operate:Drive testing vehicle.Place and operate test equipment on the rail line.Operate equipment to fill water tanks on inspection vehicleIdentify:Perform visual observation of car and track conditions, test data, and equipment function. Communicate:Must be able to communicate verbally clearly and concisely to pilot and crew member in order to obtain instructions, safety rules, determine traffic patterns, and announce obstructions on the rail. It will also require communication via radio and intercom. Hearing various buzzers and alarms used in the vehicle for communications is safety critical.Maintain:Inspect and maintain all components of the vehicle motor, body, carriage, and generator. Perform cleaning including sweeping/mopping inside the vehicle and washing outside. In addition to common vehicle maintenance (oil, antifreeze, air filters), maintenance and repair of the detector carriage is also required.Work Hours:Working hours are subject to change based on customer availability and request. Must be able to perform 1st 2nd or 3rd shift work hours as needed.Minimum Requirements for our Drivers:Ability to travel up to 3 months at a time. Heavy travel involved.High School Diploma or GED.Able to work overnights as needed.Valid CDL Driver's License (Class A or B)No Experience NeededCommunicate effectively, both orally and in writing.ExperienceCommercial Driving: 1 year (Preferred)License/CertificationDriver's License (Preferred)CDL B (Preferred)Air Brake Endorsement (Preferred)Work Location:On the road PI207686428

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