Hulcher Services Inc. Operator (Heavy Equipment) in Des Moines, Iowa
Hulcher Services Inc. has been a recognized leader in the train derailment emergency response, track construction, rail cargo transfer services, and environmental emergency response services industry for over 40 years.
Candidates will be responsible for transporting, operating, and servicing heavy equipment for clearing railroad derailments and debris. The company will provide training to obtain CDL, although a Class A CDL license is highly desirable.
Perks of the position:
Full-time employees are guaranteed 40 hours a week with a high potential for overtime earnings. Most employees are earning $80k+/year
Any work done outside of 8-5 is paid at time and a half
Travel pay with room AND meals paid for
Stress pay (in addition to Vacation/PTO)
Aggressive referral bonus program
12 months of work annually … we are not seasonal!
Continual training and the opportunity to learn multiple pieces of heavy equipment
9 Paid Holidays
Work boot allowance
Work for THE leader in our specialized field
Supportive and safe environment
Varied work – No day is the same
We have multiple openings for the following positions:
Heavy Equipment Operator as a LST
Must be able to obtain a Class A CDL Driver’s License
Clean driving record required by company driving privileges
Must be able to reach the Hulcher facility within 30 minutes of a call
Must be able to travel in the region frequently, with some out-of-town jobs in the last two weeks.
Must be able to respond as an on-call 24/7/365 to deliver our emergency services to our clients
All work is outdoors and physically demanding. You must be able to lift and carry chain hooks and slings over 75 pounds.
Drug tests and strenuous background tests are a part of our hiring process.
Provides ground support for operations
Drives tractor-trailer or escort vehicles
Carries, handles, and detaches/attaches heavy steel chains, blocks and steel cables, and other devices
Climbs on and crawls under derailed railroad cars and other equipment
Cleans, maintains, and sets-up equipment requiring the use of small and large tools
Operates cutting torch and welding equipment
Utilizes various hand and power tools
Lifts 150 lbs. max with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects up to 50 lbs.
Works at elevated heights on railroad cars, bridges, over water, or in water
Learns hazardous materials handling and precautions
Maintains required equipment service records
Assures safekeeping and proper usage of company tools
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