Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

Load and unload chemicals and bulk solids, such as coal, sand, and grain into or from tank cars, trucks, or ships using material moving equipment. May perform a variety of other tasks relating to shipment of products. May gauge or sample shipping tanks and test them for leaks.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Cooperation * Integrity * Adaptability/Flexibility * Concern for Others * Self Control * Independence * Stress Tolerance * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Seal outlet valves on tank cars, barges, and trucks. * Verify tank car, barge, or truck load numbers to ensure car placement accuracy based on written or verbal instructions. * Check conditions and weights of vessels to ensure cleanliness and compliance with loading procedures.


Transportation & Warehousing, Manufacturing, Wholesale Trade,

Job Family Transportation and Material Moving

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