Kansas City Southern Railway Equipment Operator in Vivian, Louisiana

Equipment Operator

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Job Description


Drive and maneuver equipment safely and efficiently operate material handling devices (forklifts or knuckle booms) to handle railway, other track material, track and bridge and other materials (such as ties) throughout the plant.


  • Safely load, unload and move materials in a high-quality manner without damage throughout the plant including: Unloading in Receiving, Transferring to Separator, Loading by boom, Moving from stacker to drying yard;

  • Moves tram lines around and loads rail cars;

  • Responsible for preventative maintenance of material handling devices – tires, fluids, belts – and for notification to maintenance department of any problems;

  • Responsible for reporting activity in the warehouse to the CDA Manager to ensure accurate accounting for materials in SAP;

  • Exemplify KCS Vision, Values, and Culture in each and every interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders.


  • High School Diploma - Experience driving a vehicle or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Working knowledge of rail, other track material (OTM), switches, and bridge material in order to sort, stack, house and handle appropriately;

  • Basic computer skills;

  • Working knowledge of warehouse and/or heavy construction equipment;

  • Knowledge of safe work environment applications.

The duties are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Location

Vivian, Louisiana, United States

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