Website CSX

Equipment Operator Job Highlights

Title Equipment Operator
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Tampa, FL, United States
Company CSX

Company Profile

CSX is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal, and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products.

Job Profile

The company is seeking an Equipment Operator who will have the ability to safely and efficiently operate car dumpers, stack rakes, and other terminal equipment.

Clean, maintain and repair equipment as assigned. Replace belting and inspect the conveyor system.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED
  • 18 years of age or older

Work Experience

  • Possess 1 year of experience operating heavy machinery
  • Welding experience


  • Clean, maintain, and repair equipment
  • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by the manager
  • Operate Car Dumpers and Stack Rakes
  • Operate material handling equipment
  • Other duties as assigned by proper authority, including additional general duties to support Rockport operations
  • Replace and inspect conveyor systems


  • Basic Math
  • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
  • Reasoning skills (problem-solving and troubleshooting skills)
  • Verbal comprehension (Understanding oral and written communications)

Physical Requirements

  • Climb fixed ladders to 2nd and 3rd level decks multiple times per hour in a typical shift
  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
  • Medium work, depending on location, lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Operate mechanized warehouse equipment
  • Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, balance, climb

Job Requirements

  • Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations
  • Must pass a background screening
  • Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including a drug test
  • Must pass all required assessments
  • This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement and membership is req.
  • Wear protective equipment such as a hard hat, hearing protection, or safety-toe boots
  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek
  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries

Other Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License

Employer’s Statement

CSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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