Sperry Rail

Springfield , MO
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Driver Trainee - US Driver CDL

Sperry Rail
Springfield, MO Full-time
Posted on December 3, 2018

Summary Of Position:

Responsible for the performance of various phases in the operation and maintenance of flaw detection equipment. This entry-level position requires the individual to complete a series of tests guiding him toward promotion to operator.

Responsible for the performance of various phases in the operation and maintenance of flaw detection equipment. This entry-level position requires the individual to complete a series of tests guiding him toward promotion to operator.

Essential Functions:

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Chief Operator in all phases of reporting.
  • Assist with all vehicular and training documentation.
  • Perform additional administrative assignments that are assigned by the Chief Operator.

Rail Testing Responsibilities:

  • Assist and study to perform all functions of flaw detection processes including data interpretation, hand testing, and flaw classification under the guidance of the Chief Operator.
  • Enforce Company safety policy at all times.
  • Study to operate test in conformance of established equipment parameters, values and calibrations under the guidance of the Chief Operator.
  • Assist with entering required data into DCS reporting system.
  • Assist Chief Operator to follow and maintain expected standard of productivity without compromising quality or system integrity.
  • Study and understand all specific customer procedures and guidelines regarding flaw detection under the guidance of the Chief Operator.
  • Act as primary driver of the detector car.

Maintenance of Equipment Responsibilities:

  • Follow proper maintenance procedures. Assure all maintenance is performed in a safe manner.
  • Assist with regularly scheduled maintenance operations such as PM servicing, DOT Inspections, hi-rail inspections, etc., to assure proper equipment operation, maximum life, and lowest cost.
  • Assist with maintaining equipment to a condition sufficient to satisfy scheduled RR test cycles, while maintaining production levels established by contract.
  • Assist with maintaining standard inventory at a sufficient level to reduce down time.
  • Maintain an organized and clean detector car.
  • Assist field maintenance personnel, as necessary, in repairs to equipment.
  • Assist with routine troubleshooting and repairs as directed by Danbury maintenance personnel.
  • Make periodic checks of equipment and report any problems to the Chief Operator.

Customer Relation Responsibilities:

  • Comply with and provide instruction to fellow crew members concerning all policies, guidelines, and procedures specific to the customer.
  • Exercise diplomacy and cooperation at all times with RR personnel.
  • Report in detail any complaints by RR personnel immediately to the Chief Operator.
  • Comply with any specific safety rule that is dictated by the customer.
  • Work under the general direction of Chief Operator and Operator to operate and maintain rail flaw detector vehicles.
  • Train to operate detector car according to established Company guidelines and procedures.
  • Assembles cardboard containers or builds wooden skids or crates and binds packaged products.
  • Prepare and send SRS vehicle parts orders or other outgoing shipments.
  • Generates computerized shipping labels or manual packing slips.
  • Receive incoming shipments and deliver to shop.
  • Operates forklift to move heavy materials to there required work areas.
  • Maintain UPS and other shipping records.

Department Specific/Non-essential Functions:

Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED.
  • Valid CDL Drivers License
  • One year experience driving a commercial vehicle
  • Skills/Competencies: Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Working Conditions:

All work to be completed in field. Weather conditions may be extreme.

Safety:

  • Adhere to all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Report any safety violations or fault conditions to supervisor. 

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.