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Job Title Switchman

Jobid US5726SB_24832934

Location: Vidor, TX, 77670, USA

Description **Job Description**

Support the logistical movement of all raw materials and finished goods by rail within the facility. Duties & Responsibilities

* Perform all rail logistical movements required to support the manufacturing of coiled wire rod, rebar and billets In a timely manner.

* Weigh and record in the appropriate data base all in-bound and out-bound rail cars to include putting railcars on hold when discrepancies arise.

* Perform all required radiation detection and accurately record all data and alarms in the appropriate data base. In the event a railcar does not pass the radiation detection test the operator must isolate the railcar and notify management immediately.

* Supply the melt shop with all required scrap grades in order to support the melting process In a timely manner.

* Keep the melt shop scrap bay clear of all empty rail cars.

* Communicate with appropriate hand signals when needed per switchman training program.

* Manage scrap inventory accuracy through the proper movement of material from location to location.

* Ensure the rail scale accuracy by performing the test weigh exercise.

* Coordinate scrap movements with the Scrap Crane Operators in line with then melting schedule.

* Maintain all required documentation for all logistical movements for the purposes of keeping all crews with up to date information.


* 1+ years of industrial, construction or manufacturing related experience.

* High school diploma or GED, required.

* Must be safety conscious and self motivated, able to work without direct supervision.

* Able to work shift work.

* Must be able to work closely in team atmosphere with a spirit of cooperation.

* Must be able to think through a multistep process and decide on a course of action.

* Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

* Able to climb up and down on railcar ladders and ride on railcar foot stirrups while traveling in yard.

* Heavy equipment experience a plus.

* Knowledge of locomotives, railcars or rail yard operations a plus

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

At KellyServices ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to accessthe best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connectwith Kelly.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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