Watco Companies L.L.C. Groundsman- Houston TX in Houston, Texas

Location: Houston, Texas (US-TX) 77015

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Consistently operate with SAFETY and ENVIRONMENT being the highest priorities.

  • Ownership and high dedication to quality while carrying out individual material handling operations.

  • Fill in for other team members due to business levels when necessary.

  • Ensure customer satisfaction and operational excellence.

  • Maintain and develop safety culture among all team members.

  • Maintain high level of discipline and be able to work independently.

  • Complete all applicable documentation and recordkeeping.

  • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2-5 years of Operations experience handling pipe and/or dry bulk materials.
  • Must be certified to operate heavy equipment such as forklifts, front-end loaders, Pettibones, excavators, or other types of material handling equipment.
  • Strong organizational skills for a multifaceted work environment.
  • Detail oriented and customer focused.
  • Ability to troubleshoot operational problems.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the Company and its insurers.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a TWIC card.
  • Experience, skills and knowledge above the minimum preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Must be able to see well enough to do paperwork.
  • Must be able to talk and hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, supervisors and others within the company 100% of the time.
  • Must be able to reach with arms and hands to perform inspection, maintenance and repair duties when needed.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, twist, kneel, squat 100%.
  • Must be able to use hands to grasp, handle, and feel 100%.
  • Must be able to climb and balance well enough to mount equipment by climbing up and down steps as needed.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job the operator is regularly exposed to a high noise level; moving mechanical parts, moving machinery, outside weather conditions and elements; fumes from gasoline, oil and grease. The team member may occasionally be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Frequency Scale

Strength

Work Pattern

N = Never

Sedentary

X

Full-time

*S *= Seldom (1-10 %, up to 48 min)

X

Light

Part-time

O = Occasional (11-33%, 48 min. – 2 hr 25 min)

Medium

Seasonal

F = Frequent (34-66%, 2 hr 26 min – 5 hr 35 min)

Heavy

12

Hours Per Day

C = Constant (67-100%, more than 5 hr 35 min)

Very Heavy

4

Days Per Week

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

FREQUENCY

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

% Time

N

S

O

F

C

Sitting

3%

X

Standing

25%

X

Walking

80%

X

*Lifting: *floor – waist

X

lbs.

30

*Lifting: *waist–shoulder

X

lbs.

10-15

*Lifting: *above shoulder

X

lbs.

0-5

*Carry *(Dist.)

X

lbs.

20lbs for 25 feet

Pushing/Pulling

X

Minimal lbs force

10-15lbs

Climbing

X

75% of time spent climbing

Balancing

X

Stooping / Bending

X

60%

Twisting*

X

30%

Squatting / Kneeling

X

Crawling

X

10%

Foot Controls

X

*Reaching: *Forward

X

Reaching: Below Waist

X

Reaching: Above Shoulder

X

Handle/Grasp

X

100%

Fine Finger Manipulation

X

Hand Controls

X

Repetitive Motion

X

Body part:

Hands.rms

Cycles/hr

Vibratory Tasks

X

Talking

X

Hearing

X

Visual: Need standard vision to perform job duties

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

FREQUENCY

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

FREQUENCY

N

S

O

F

C

N

S

O

F

C

Exposure to Weather

X

Noise Intensity

X

Extreme Cold

X

Atmospheric Conditions

X

Extreme Hot

X

Exposed Heights

X

Wet and / or Humidity

X

Exposure to Electricity

X

Proximity to Moving Mechanical Parts

X

Exposure to Toxic / Caustic Chemicals

X

Exposure to Explosives

X

Exposure to Radiation

X