Terminal Operator in Riverdale, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 9/26/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Terminal Operator

General Laborer/ Materials Operator


To Load/unload/blend hazardous and non-hazardous product in a safe manner during acceptance of product and/or delivery of product. Operator is responsible for the safe, efficient, and quality-conscious unloading and loading of liquid products to or from storage tanks, railcars, trucks, and any other means specific to Terminal. Will assure the work is being performed in strict accordance with operating policies and procedures. Also, work must be conducted safely, consistently and must meet or exceed the expectations of the supervisor.

What You Will Do:

  • Complete all loading/unloading per established operational procedures. Accurately and in compliance with regulations, complete all paperwork.
  • Observe the loading/unloading of vessels.
  • Safely and efficiently load/unload/blend hazardous and non-hazardous trucks. Complete all loading/unloading per established operational procedures. Accurately and in compliance with regulations, complete all paperwork.
  • Observe the loading/unloading/blending of hazardous and non-hazardous railcars.
  • Align tanks for tank-to-tank transfer/blend of products by gauging tanks first and then opening appropriate valves before turning on pumps for transfer. Gauge transfers hourly to monitor for problems.
  • Assist contractors in maintenance operations, as necessary.
  • Using heavy equipment, hoses, and similar items.
  • Interact and communicate with clients and co-workers in a professional and appropriate manner and respond to and give feedback in a respectful and positive manner.
  • Take the initiative to identify problems, use judgment to find appropriate solutions and follow through on resolving issues in a timely manner.
  • Support team efforts, actively work to generate respect and enthusiasm, cooperate with others, and actively learn from other team members.
  • Perform or assist in the performance of preventive and regular maintenance duties of the Terminal along with general housekeeping of work area.
  • Reports to work on time prepared to perform the duties of the position and willing to perform the duties as workload necessitates. Also, become familiar with company expectations such as the near miss reporting, employee feedback, and community outreach.
  • Employee shall comply with applicable regulatory and company health, safety, environmental, and security requirements. Employee is expected to complete required training in a timely manner; perform duties in a safe and environmentally sound manner; and immediately report injuries/illnesses, environmental spills/releases, and any unsafe acts or conditions to supervision in support of continual improvement of the company's health, safety, environmental, and security performance.



What You Will Have:

  • High School degree or GED
  • Minimum (on the job training acceptable) experience in equipment maintenance.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a TWIC Card.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Customer service focus
  • Ability to become certified and operate a motor vehicle, track mobile, forklift, boiler, and similar equipment.
  • Ability to wear safety equipment, including respirator, shoes, goggles, gloves and similar equipment.
  • Mechanically inclined and ability and skill in connecting pipelines, hoses, drop tubes, safety cages, and similar equipment.
  • Ability to perform basic math, read and complete documents and other paperwork as it pertains to non- and hazardous chemicals and the transfer, handling and storage of same
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and co-workers.
  • Ability to change duties throughout the day and to work with a variety of individuals.
  • Ability to interact with others in a professional and appropriate demeanor and maintain effective working relationships with staff and customers.
  • Ability to work independently with general direction from supervisor.
  • Capable of reporting to work on time prepared to perform duties of the position and willingness to perform duties as workload necessitates.
  • Ability to carry out the duties of this position while helping the company to meet its mission and while adhering to policies, procedures, and regulations, especially safety regulations.
  • Ability to work as part of the Terminal Security Force


Permanent Position

Riverdale, IL (1st day training in Northbrook, IL)

 7am-3pm with the possibility of OT which could include Saturdays.

 $25.00 / hour

Please send resumes to jocelyne@elitestaffinginc.com