Pattison Career Center

Lubrication Technician

Ranges from $42,000 to $69,350-Based on Experience (PSC offers a $2.00/HR Night Shift Differential)

Inspecting and maintaining all rolling stock assets and equipment. Daily shift inspections of all fluid levels, visual inspections for fluid leaks, greasing equipment, checking tire air pressures & visual inspections of tire condition, fueling of equipment, daily shift inspection of air filters & replacement if needed and cleaning of air filters in the filter cleaning connax. This is a labor intensive job requiring prolonged periods of sitting or standing, periods of stooping, bending, climbing (see conditions and expectations).

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The Position at a glance

Education Requirments
High school diploma desirable but not required, minimum 2 years’ experience, see Education & Experience section below.
Credentials & Licenses
Part 48 MSHA required. Training available onsite. All Pattison employees must hold a valid Driver’s License with a Class A CDL with Tanker and must pass all DOT requirements.
Shift Information
Night Shift Rotation Available (12 hour Shifts)– See Shift Details below
Benefits & Incentives
Full Benefits Package & Quarterly Safety Incentive. See Benefits Section below for more details.

Detailed Position Information

This is an excellent career opportunity with a well-established, solid company, with outstanding benefits. If this sounds like something that might interest you, we encourage you to apply now! It could truly change your life!

Primary Responsibilities
  • icon Fueling, greasing and servicing all Rolling Stock Equipment
  • icon Checking and adjusting tire pressure on Rolling Stock
  • icon Servicing and repairing Rolling Stock Auto Lube Systems
  • icon Operations and up keep of the Lube Truck, on board fueling system and greasing system
  • icon Cleaning of Fuel Island and Oil Room including keeping the spill kit inventory up to date
  • icon Reporting equipment problems to the Mechanics (oil leaks, bad hoses, lights not working, fill caps missing or bad)
  • icon Fill out fueling sheets and pass down reports
  • icon Helping/assisting other departments when asked or needed Fueling the Bulk Fuel Tanks and Oil Tanks on the Lube Truck
  • icon Technicians are expected to comply with Company, Local, State and Federal compliance and safety General equipment knowledge and how to fuel equipment
  • icon Able to understand how and what PPE to use for tasks
Working Conditions & Expectations
  • icon May work up to twelve hour shifts
  • icon Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • icon Must be able to communicate and coordinate with co-workers and supervisors
  • icon Must have high safety standards for self and others
  • icon Must be willing to work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays
  • icon Must have the ability to stand for 6-12 hours on uneven sandy/rocky surfaces
  • icon Must have the ability to lift 60 to 80 pounds without mechanical assistance
  • icon Must have the ability to bend or stoop
  • icon Must have the ability to climb on and off equipment and ladders
  • icon Must be able to work at heights
  • icon Must have the ability to work in damp, dimly lit and confined work areas
Shift Details

Rotation schedules are 84 hours bi-weekly (20 of the 84 hours are paid out an OVERTIME rate of 1 ½) Rotation Schedule:

  • Week 1- Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (60 hrs/ 20 paid overtime)
  • Week 2- Wednesday, Thursday (24 hrs)

  • icon Must possess a valid driver's license
  • icon Be proficient spoken and written English
  • icon Be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • icon Be able to safely wear a half face mask for up to 12 hours at a time
  • icon Must be able to work at heights of 30-50ft.
  • icon Able to fill out paper work legibly and timely
  • icon General computer knowledge
Education & Experience
Have a Class B or better CDL with the ability to acquire HazMat and Tanker Endorsements
Able to use hand tools, replace equipment light bulbs
Able to use Lube equipment (Grease guns, Oil cans, fill oil jugs)
High school diploma desirable but not required
Benefits & Advancement
  • icon Quarterly Incentive Program
  • icon Paid Time Off
  • icon Affordable Health, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • icon 401k with Matching

Advancement Opportunities: Pattison Sand Company encourages and sponsors internal and external training to develop employees’ skills in order to promote from within the company.

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This could be the start of an exciting career with Pattison Sand Company!



We offer excellent benefits to our employees such as paid time off, education assistance, and more. These are just a few of the numerous benefits and perks enjoyed by of our employees.

About Pattison

The Pattison family has, for their entire 60-year history, consistently proven their commitment to their customers, employees, their community and the environment.

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Contact Information

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Pattison Sand Company, LLC
701 1st Street
Clayton, IA 52049
  (563) 964-2860
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