SJ Transportation Co., Inc.
August 13, 2019
Job Type


SJ Transportation Co., Inc. has a great opportunity for a motivated individual in our Rail Transfer Division. The Rail Transfer Operator’s primary responsibility will be transloading bulk materials from rail to truck and truck to rail in a safe and efficient manner.

SJ Transportation Co., Inc. has been in the business of transporting hazardous materials, hazardous waste, petroleum products and other industrial product and waste streams since 1971. Our company offers a diversified range of transportation and logistics solutions to meet our customers’ needs.  Go to to learn more.


  • Ability to operate transloading equipment:
    • air compressor
    • boiler system
    • transfer pumps
    • hand tools
  • Ability to operate mobile equipment:
    • Yard Tractors
    • Passenger Vehicles
    • Forklifts
  • Ability to transload various materials:
    • Hazardous materials
    • Non hazardous materials
    • Petroleum products
  • Prepare and set up for loading and unloading of rail cars
  • Perform rail car inspections
  • Assist with maintenance, clean-up, and other duties as assigned


  • Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to pass a skills/knowledge test on the type of work performing
  • Dependability in attendance required
  • Ability to work overtime when needed
  • Safety conscience mindset
  • Boiler Certification a plus but not required
  • CDL Class A a plus / preferred, but not required


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to be exposed to the outdoor elements
  • Must be physically able to do the following:
    • Climb on and off rail-cars safely
    • Climb on and off tank trucks / ISO containers
    • Operate rail-car hand brakes
    • Walk long distances
    • Consistently bend, stoop kneel and climb on elevated surfaces
    • Work, walk, and stand on uneven surfaces for long periods of time
    • Lift up to 50 lbs consistently throughout the course of a shift
    • Operate basic hand tools
    • Wear required PPE including a respirator

Hours, Pay, Benefits

  • Monday to Friday 40 hour work week, occasional over time
  • Pay dependent upon experience
  • Great Medical Benefit Plan
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • 401K with 4% employer match
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