R. J. Corman Railroad Company is seeking a Train Crew Member in Olive Branch, MS. Candidates with previous conductor and/or engineer experience strongly encouraged to apply. Must be willing to travel to and work at other R. J. Corman short-lines in the region including those in Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama.
Accountability: Performs engine operation, on-ground duties, equipment and track maintenance and other assigned duties to assist in an efficient railroad operation. Expected to progress in skill and responsibilities of train operations over time with the eventual goal of becoming the Train Crew Member responsible for locomotive engineering duties.
Assists in all phases of the safe daily operation of trains.
Operates equipment according to company policies, procedures and practices in all areas, including equipment usage and maintenance, safety (FRA and OSHA), and DOT requirements.
Will operate track switches, couple cars and work on freight trains in yard operations and on the road.
Will move, and align various parts of rail equipment to create or build trains.
Multi-tasking – must be able to perform several tasks safely that will require pulling, controlling and maneuvering onto and off of equipment.
Increasing responsibilities expected and required, including the ability to handle locomotive engineering duties.
Train crew Members are subject to random alcohol and drug testing as per the Federal Railroad Administration Guidelines.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Specialized or Technical Knowledge, or Education and Experience:
Driver’s License required.
Must be mechanically inclined, and have basic reading and math skills.
Must have the ability to develop teamwork and work with all levels of personnel in achieving train-handling objectives.
Physical Requirements: Mobility to participate in frequent travel along the assigned short line and within the region encompassing the operations. Requires pulling, controlling, and maneuvering onto and off of equipment. Occasional Lifting of at least 80# to perform essential job functions. Must be able to walk long distances over uneven surfaces.
Environmental Conditions: Performs duties in primarily outside environments, in and around moving locomotives, railcars, vehicles, and equipment. Frequent exposure to weather elements: appropriate PPE required.
Benefits: R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC is committed to providing its employees and their families with quality benefits. R. J. Corman offers health, dental, vision, voluntary short term disability, voluntary long term disability, voluntary life insurance, voluntary accident insurance, voluntary hospital indemnity insurance, voluntary identity theft protection, and flexible spending account benefits to all full-time employees. Other non-health benefits include paid holidays, paid time off, the Work-Life Balance Employee Assistance Program and a 401K retirement savings plan.
R. J. Corman Railroad is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to a safe and drug free work place. R. J. Corman performs pre-employment criminal background checks and substance abuse testing which includes a hair and urine drug tests to detect the presence of illegal drugs. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping R. J. Corman a safe and drug free company.