R.J. Corman Railroad Group
  • 31-Jul-2017 to 25-Aug-2017 (EST)
  • Switching
  • Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Supervise train crews on a freight train and coordinate switch engine crews.  Place cars to facilitate loading and unloading and the makeup and breakdown on trains in a rail yard, industrial plant, or similar location.   Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
  • Review instructions from dispatchers and yardmasters, and discuss with train crew
  • Inspect all equipment on cars prior to departures
  • Receive and transmit information by radio and telephone
  • Read and understand bulletins, work orders, and switch lists
  • Assist and instruct train crews to couple and uncouple cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hoses
  • Work with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of cars

Preferred Qualifications

  • Outside work experience
  • Experience working varying shift schedules
  • Experience operating heavy equipment is a plus

Physical Requirements

  • Medium to heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 83 pounds on a rare basis
  • Ride on the outside of rail equipment for long periods of time
  • Walk long distances over uneven terrain

Employment Conditions

  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
  • Wear protective equipment including hearing protection, safety-toe boots, or safety glasses
  • Work hours include up to a 12 hour work day, and various shift work, (night, weekend, Holidays etc..)
  • Complete annual training and pass safety operating rules examination
  • Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol
  • Must pass all required assessments
  • Must pass a background screening

**Please go to https://wfa.kronostm.com/index.jsp?locale=en_US&APPLICATIONNAME=RJCormanKTMDReqExt to complete the online application.**

R.J. Corman Railroad Group
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