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Terminal Operator - Yard Loader/Unloader - Transload

Company: RSI Leasing, Inc.
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


RSI Leasing, Inc. operates terminals throughout North America. We handle products ranging from bulk food and lumber to hazardous chemicals - efficiently, safely, and cost-effectively. The commitment to anticipating and meeting the requirements of our customers has made us a leader in the industry. Our terminals are staffed by professionals who take pride in "doing it right the first time, every time."

RSI operates terminals in a manner that protects the health and safety of our employees, the environment, and the general public. Through a total commitment by employees and management we are able to provide the quality and professionalism that our customers have come to expect from RSI.

Learn more about Lackawanna Operations: https://www.rsilogistics.com/rail-solutions/terminal-operations/buffalo-ny-transload/

Location: 1951 Hamburg Turnpike

Lackawanna, NY 14218


70 car spots

Commodities Handled:

Dry Bulk

Handling Equipment:

Air Compressor, Blowers, Truck Scale, Pumps, Conveyors, Covered Unloading Area

Operating Hours:

7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Working Hours: 1st shift - may vary

Position: The Terminal Operator's primary responsibility is to safely and timely unload rail cars to trucks, within the terminal facility. The Operator will understand, and follow, operating procedures and policies.

Responsibilities / Job Duties:

The Terminal Operator is responsible for the daily unloading of materials all day every day: This is a two-person terminal - we are looking for someone who loves outdoor physical labor and regards work with the utmost responsibility. The environment can be extreme, including cold, hot and dusty!

Must have the ability to understand and follow operating procedures and policies.

Ability to operate rail car loading systems.

Required to perform work safely and productively.

Willingness to be cross-trained on all functions at the terminal facility.

Must possess a strong work ethic and the willingness to follow procedures.

Be able to keep the work area clean and organized.

Must not be afraid to ask questions.

Needs to be able to accurately fill out all necessary paperwork.

Enforce all safety policies and procedures with other employees and visitors. The ability to perform general maintenance on equipment, as necessary. Assist with handyman duties within the facility (general maintenance, landscape upkeep, and painting), as needed. Interact with other team members, in a helpful and professional manner. Interact with customers, railroad crews, and visitors, in a professional manner.


Ability to read, write, and understand English.

Perform basic math skills.

Light computer skills would be a plus.

Possess a current valid Driver's License.

Capable of learning how to operate and maintain rail car and trans-loading equipment (hoses, portable conveyors, small to medium sized equipment, etc.).

Must have a willingness to learn new skills and be teachable.

Understanding of Safety procedures and practices - Safety is #1 priority!


High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Physical Requirements:

Physically able to climb up and down rail cars and ladders, safely.

Have the ability to work outside in ALL weather conditions (snow, rain, sub-freezing temps, etc).

Can carry at least fifty (50) pounds.

Ability to walk one (1) to two (2) miles per shift.

Great pay and benefits!



Keywords: RSI Leasing, Inc., Buffalo , Terminal Operator - Yard Loader/Unloader - Transload, Professions , Buffalo, New York

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