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Kinder Morgan Loader in BALTIMORE, Maryland


Job ID #: 21713



Functional Area:


Position Type:

Full Time

Experience Required:

1 - 3 Years

Relocation Provided:


Education Required:

High School Diploma



Position Description

Role Synopsis

The Terminal Loader is responsible for handling hazardous and non-hazardous products in a safe, quality, environmentally appropriate manner and compliant with applicable government regulations. Frequently access and work on top of and underneath railcars.

Key Accountabilities

  • Successfully and effectively follow all health, safety, security, environmental (EHS) and operational practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of terminal equipment, regulatory requirements, terminal maintenance and computer operations.

  • Ability to understand and follow internal and external policies and procedures and recognize out of compliance conditions and implement corrective action.

  • Ability to monitor and maintain equipment in a manner that will allow for safe, efficient operations 24/7.

  • Ability to work alone at times which will require a high level of motivation and initiative.

  • Effectively communicate with Managers, Peers and Contractors as necessary to perform the Terminal Operator role.

  • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple tasks.

  • Participate and embrace all safety and quality programs

  • Report all incidents and near misses

In addition, the Terminal Loader will perform the following tasks as part of their job responsibilities (not meant to be all inclusive):

  • Perform automatic and manual readings (meters, gauges, etc.) as needed

  • Perform maintenance and housekeeping on various pieces of terminal equipment and/or terminal grounds involving physical labor activities maintaining bathrooms, offices, break rooms and shop areas.

  • Conduct sampling, calibration and other quality assurance activities.

  • Gauge terminal tanks before and aftert receipt of product by railcar when applicable

  • Monitor contractors for adherence to prescribed safety guidelines.

  • Utilize computers to log information and or manually complete paperwork associated with transfer operations.

  • Complete authorization to work permits and other safety related paperwork and procedures such as lock-out/tag-out.

  • Maintain product integrity.

  • Learn and follow government regulations.

  • Provide safety orientations, as appropriate.

  • Perform mechanical and structural ininspections using checklist

  • Keep appropriate documentation up to date, organized, and readily available.

  • Other duties as trained and assigned

Position Requirements

Essential Education

  • High School diploma or GED is required

Essential Experience and Job Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Must complete a pre-employment application.

  • Applicants subject to background check, pre-employment and random drug screening

  • Must be able to and willing to work extended hours and overtime as needed.

  • Willing to work non-traditional hours (minimum of 12 hr rotations);schedule to be based on train arrival

  • Must be able to report for shift with minimal notice (8-12 hrs)

  • Ability to work outside for long periods of time and in any weather conditions.

  • Must be physically qualified, including but not limited to, the ability to lift, carry, push, grip, pull or drag hoses and equipment of up to 80 pounds in weight and climb heights up to 80 feet. Routine walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, squatting, negotiating uneven walking surfaces, ascending and descending ladders/stairs.

  • Must be able to bend and lift up to 16 lbs to chest height

  • Must be able to climb under railcars to connect loading hoses weighing up to 30lbs.

  • Must have a mechanical aptitude (currently have or capability to develop skills and abilities).

  • Must have good communications skills and technical language with ability to check for understanding to eliminate miscommunications.

  • Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Must have solid math skills (that meet requirements of the job including addition/subtraction, percentages and fractions).

  • Must be able to take direction/supervision and be an effective member of the work team

  • Possess basic to intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

    Preffered Experience, Competencies, Skills and Abilities

  • Post High School education in technical crafts or work experience in job duties described above- preferred

  • Hazmat and rail yard operation experience - preferred

  • Shuttle wagon or locomotive experience - preffered

  • Knowledge of Liquid Transfer Operations

  • Experience performing Preventative Equipment Maintenance

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.