CSX Intermodal Terminals, Inc. (CSXIT) serves as an independent contractor at the Annapolis Junction facility through services provided by Total Distribution Services Inc. (TDSI) to its customers.
CSXIT Intermodal Service Employees (ISE) are responsible for safely performing activities and completing processes that place customer freight for movement on a train from the origin to the destination servicing the TDSI network. The ISEs will also be responsible for ensuring the availability of vehicle-handling services through the TDSI network of automobile-distribution facilities and storage locations.
Please note: Candidate offers are contingent on the successful completion of a drug screen (hair and urine collection), as well as a background verification. Additionally, CSX does not accept Medical Marijuana Cards .
Primary Activities and Responsibilities
The activities and responsibilities are Loading, Unloading, Securement, and Inventory, including the following, but are not limited to:
- Being able to ascend and descend rail cars. Drive the shuttle van to and from railcars and bays to pick up & drop off associates
- Inspection and documentation of equipment/vehicles for condition and operational readiness, and reporting of any found damages prior to unloading
- Operation and transfer of several types of motor vehicles (both manual and automatic transmissions) on and off multi-level railcars with limited clearances with varying degrees of elevation using ladders up to 16 feet for equipment/vehicle inspection and securement
- Raise, lower, and move portable bridge plates, decks, and ramps at elevated heights
- Open and close end doors on multi-level railcars weighing over 1,000 lbs.
Sign-on Bonus Eligibility
This position is eligible to receive a $2,000 sign-on bonus after the completion of twelve (12) months of employment from date of hire.
- 18 years of age or older
- Have a valid driver's license under the insurance company's requirements.
- 1-year experience working in a heavy industrial environment
- 1-year experience operating heavy machinery
- 3 years of outdoor work experience
- Basic math
- Basic computer skills
- Classifying skills (tracking and coding information)
- Communication skills (Provide clear instructions/directions)
- Reasoning skills (Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills)
- Verbal comprehension (Understanding oral and written communications-both general and technical)
- Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
- Ability to lift up to 50 or more pounds overhead in order to install bridge plates connecting the upper deck of railcars.
- Stoop, bend, kneel and crouch in confined space to release and store multi-level railcar tie down devices
- Walk the length of at least 5 railcars multiple times per hour in a typical shift
- Climb fixed ladders to 2nd and 3rd level decks multiple times per hour in a typical shift
- Balance to safely step across opening between rail cars on 2nd and 3rd level decks
- Ability to work positively and contribute to a team focused on customer service and accomplishing productivity targets
- A collective bargaining agreement governs this position, and membership is required
- An active employee who changes to a new craft may be required to permanently relinquish their seniority in the former craft unless otherwise provided for in the applicable collective bargaining agreement or other governing agreement
- Combination of indoor and outdoor work environments in all weather conditions and at elevated heights
- Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations
- Knowledge of FRA and AAR securement regulations and railway line clearance requirements
- Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug and physical tests. All internal candidates’ safety records will be reviewed and considered when evaluating the candidate pool
- Working in a high-paced outdoor environment around moving equipment and vehicles
- Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
- Ability to keep a clean work environment
- Wear the required uniform (coveralls), head protection, proper shoes, safety glasses, and other safety items as instructed