Website Professional Transportation, Inc

Check Point / Gatekeepers Wanted – Council Bluffs, IA

Benefits of Joining PTI:

  • Multiple benefit plan options
  • Paid vacation time
  • 401(K) retirement
  • On the job training
  • Room for growth and advancement within the company

As a PTI Check Point/Gatekeeper, you will be responsible for providing support to employee operations by allowing vehicles and employees/customers in and out of the customer facility. This position is a 24/7 operation that will require work shifts that could include nights, weekends, and holidays depending upon the agreed upon schedule. Full and part time positions are available. No prior experience required!


  • Gate locking and crash protection securement as warranted
  • Visual inspection of ID’s of all person’s entering the customer facility; announce all visitors prior to entry onto the property
  • Logging all visitor transactions on Company provided documentation to include visual observations of credentials
  • Provides standard operating procedures, rules, and regulations to all visitors to follow while being on Company/Customer property
  • Verify and scan driver truck load sheets and vehicle bay tags before exiting the facility; ensure that vehicles do not exit without this confirmation
  • Administrative duties as needed: answer phones, assisting employee/customers with questions, working closely with Company and Customer management, and ensuring compliance with facility and Company rules
  • Participate in job briefings with the Supervisors and crew prior to work beginning
  • Wear Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), such as safety vest, or high vis shirts, safety glasses at times, hearing protection and safety toe boots, when required
  • Maintain awareness and organization within the auto yard facility, attention to the ground surfaces to include (potholes, debris and/or slippery conditions)

Our ideal candidate must:

  • Must be able to maintain eRail certification credentials as required by the railroad.
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills to coordinate with a variety of individuals.
  • Be able to work in all outdoor conditions including (rain, snow, ice, heat, wind, cold, etc.).
  • May need to travel throughout the yard/facility by walking or driving.
  • Must be able to see and hear moving equipment.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and overtime as needed including weekends (Saturday and Sunday) and holidays.


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