Website Auto Ramp Services - Now acquired by PTI

About Auto Ramp Services (ARS) Where the RIGHT way is the SAFE way:

Auto Ramp Services (ARS) is a proud part of Professional Transportation, Inc. which has been providing services for railroads since 1980 and has an industry reputation for providing quality, reliable, and safe auto loading and unloading services. ARS is a contractor providing top notch quality control service to the railroad industry. The railroad provides PTI with a location that unloads and warehouses new and used vehicles for the trucking industry to pick up and deliver to the dealer. ARS unloads the railcars according to industry standards and daily meets or exceeds our customers expectations. ARS also provides 24-7 gate administration / checkpoint services for the facility while daily engaged in inventory control.

Job Summary:

As Auto Ramp Services Manager, you would be responsible for the operations of the PTI location(s) assigned to you. The Location Manager will work to achieve both individual and company goals while ensuring that our customers needs are met. Safety is always our #1 priority and should be a main focus for our Location Managers. All unloaders and checkpoint personnel would report directly to the Location Manager.


  • Recruiting, hiring, and onboarding qualified personnel
  • Training and educating all employees on safety requirements, company procedures, etc.
  • Ensuring that policies and procedures set forth by the company and our customer are followed
  • Coordinating the day-to-day activities of unloaders and checkpoint personnel (scheduling, working with trucking companies, etc.)
  • Monitoring and assisting with the performance of your unloaders, actively taking part in the unload processes
  • Monitoring and making sure checkpoint follows procedure for inventory control (scanning out loaded inventory)
  • Maintain the lines of communication between the company and our railroad customers
  • Being responsive to the needs of our customer while the schedule varies from day to day to ensure compliance
  • Promoting and practicing safety awareness
  • Daily reporting and communication with the customer

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • One to two years of related management/supervisory experience
  • Previous experience with recruitment, training, safety, and fleet management
  • Must be able to pass a post offer drug screening, MVR, and homeland security background check
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and supervisory skills
  • Well-organized
  • Ability to operate related computer applications and related business equipment

Benefits of Joining PTI:

  • Multiple benefit plan options
  • Paid vacation time
  • 401(K) retirement
  • Safety recognition awards and incentives
  • On the job training
  • Discounted cell phone plans for Verizon and AT&T
  • Room for growth and advancement within the company

This does not necessarily list all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or efforts associated with the job. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, the company reserves the right to review and modify the functions, duties, and requirements of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed as circumstances or business needs require.


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