CSX Transportation Intermodal Service Worker in Portsmouth, Virginia


Job Summary ISW positions are responsible for various functions including gate inspection (inbound and outbound), equipment securement (tie-down), hostler driving, lift operations, and other duties as assigned. Employees holding ISW positions are required to perform all functions of the position and may be assigned to any or all of the functions on a particular shift.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Checking equipment for damage
  • Verifying equipment numbers and door seals
  • Light data entry tasks
  • Direct lift operators in positioning equipment properly
  • Assure that all equipment is safely secured
  • Driving equipment from a parking space to trackside, from trackside to a parking space and miscellaneous repositioning on the terminal
  • Connection of hoses
  • Winding/unwinding of landing gears
  • Regularly climbing into and out of the hostler truck
  • Sitting in a seat, attached to a console, that swivels to allow full vision and comfort while operating the unit
  • Steering units with a toggle switch while movement forward/backward is controlled by a potentiometer - a small cylinder equipped with an operating handle
  • Controlling all other functions with toggle switches
  • Climbing up/down a ladder to mount/dismount the machine
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager.

Pay Rate $20.12

Training On-the-Job Training


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid Driver's License Preferred Qualifications

  • One year experience working in a heavy industrial environment

  • One year experience operating heavy machinery
  • Three years of outdoor work experience Physical Requirements

  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb

  • Physical agility, including lifting, pushing, pulling,-and walking
  • Walk long distances over uneven terrain
  • Driving a tractor/trailer combination in an industrial setting
  • Climbing-on and off equipment
  • Moderately heavy to heavy industrial work
  • Work outside in all weather conditions and occasionally on uneven terrain

Job Requirements

  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
  • Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, or safety-toe boots
  • May work directly or indirectly with hazardous materials
  • Work hours are based on seniority, new hires primarily work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be able to report to work safely with two-hour notice
  • Strict disciplinary policy regarding inability to report to work within proper time frame
  • Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations
  • Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol
  • CSX does not pay relocation for this position
  • This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement, membership is required Safety Commitment Safety is a way of life at CSX, encompassing every aspect of company operations. Guided by a policy of ensuring the safety of our employees, our customers and the communities we serve, CSX works relentlessly to prevent accidents and injuries. Not only is it the right thing to do, but when a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers and the communities. In line with our commitment to safety, the applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete a background check and drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position.

About CSX CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Closing Statement At CSX, two of the company's core values are People Make The Difference and Safety Is A Way of Life. We are committed to offering our team members the most competitive compensation and benefits package available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible. CSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the EEO is Law poster. Here Click here to view the OFCCP pay transparency provision information. Here

Primary Location: United States-VA-Portsmouth

Overtime Status: Non-exempt

Closing Date: Dec 6, 2016, 11:59:00 PM

Number of Openings: 2

Travel: No

Req ID: 043943