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Transload Operator

Distribution Operations | Smithfield, PA | Full Time

Job Description

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About Us:

Hi-Crush Proppants LLC  (HCLP), a publicly traded industrial sand company, has an immediate opening for a transload operator in Smithfield, Pennsylvania. Hi-Crush is a leading domestic producer, supplier, and distributor of premium Northern White frac sand used to enhance recovery rates of oil and natural gas from hydraulic fracturing wells throughout all major U. S. shale basins. We provide unlimited possibilities for highly motivated people who seek a challenging career in an environment that rewards hard work, initiative, and results. Hi-Crush offers competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance. We also provide education, training, and leadership mentoring for qualified individuals.


Tasks include but are not limited to the unloading of sand at facilities (moving rail cars into position, monitoring flows, directing sand to appropriate truck or silo, preparing empty cars for transit.)  Inspect, troubleshoot and repair equipment and carry out regular maintenance. Participate in the construction of facilities and installation of equipment.  Assist as directed at transload facilities; observe use of equipment and observe railcar operations while in training. Report orally and in writing to supervisors; maintain records (i.e. daily reports and maintenance logs) as directed. Assist truck drivers with loading. Keep facilities orderly and clean (including but not limited to removing spilled sand, clean spilled grease, oil and paint.)


  • 6 months to one year experience; GED or High School Diploma required.

  • Pennsylvania driver’s license free of violations for the preceding 5 years.

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and manipulate heavy loads or levers.

  • Ability to operate tractors and similar equipment


Bonus Points:

  • Self-motivated. 

  •  Mechanical know-how and creativity.  The Operator will have to make frequent numerous repairs without assistance, and in all types of conditions.

  • Patience. Operator will interact with customer representatives of all types and with corporate members. 

  • Respect for safety.