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61 Railroad Jobs posting as of December 17, 2017.

Date Posted: 12/13/2017

New! Rail Pickup Crewman

Fort Worth, TX RCL Track Services
For consideration, apply at www.rclservicesgroup.com Work location: various throughout the United States. Travel: Mandatory. Assist in the safe removal of railroad track materials from active railroad track lines. This position may include, but not limited to the operation of welding equipment for cutting and cropping railroad track materials; and the operation of a grapple boom truck. Must have a valid CDL, clear a background check and a pre-employment drug test.
Salary/Benefits: Health/Dental/Vision, Life insurance, 401(k), Vacation, Sick, Holiday
License Required: Class A or B CDL
Experience Required: Minimum 1-3 years
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Date Posted: 12/06/2017

New! Deputy Mechanical Officer

Binghamton, NY NYS&W Railway
Deputy Mechanical Officer, to direct all activities of the Maintenance of Locomotives in a safe and effective manner. Qualifications: • A minimum ten (10) years of general management experience in locomotive maintenance. • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in managing a diverse group of employees at various levels. • The candidate should possess strong leadership, managerial, written and oral skills. Responsibilities: • Be responsible for the development of long-range plans and projections of future needs for fleet replacements and overhauls • Lead safety culture so that all employees are engaged in safety process and exhibit safe behaviors in all that they do. • Lead department to improve departments Key Performance Indicators: Safety, Reliability, Availability of Locomotives, and Efficiency. • Manage all aspects of locomotive overhaul, repair and servicing facilities to improve department's results: Safety, Reliability, Locomotive Availability and Efficiency. • Ensure maximum contribution and participation and to help in reaching the highest possible level of productivity. • Accomplish the ongoing schedule of repair and maintenance to ensure that locomotive availability and utilization meet business objectives and customer commitments. • Establish policies and processes which will maximize the long-term reliability of the major locomotive components, thus maximizing the reliability of the locomotive fleet. • Ensure all work is accomplished within budget to help the Company meet financial goals. • Make recommendations concerning the overall shop budget, major tools, machinery and equipment purchases, as well as physical plant improvements and proposed Capital Budget items to contribute to shop productivity.
Salary/Benefits: Based on experience
License Required: Class D
Experience Required: Minimum 6-10 years
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Date Posted: 12/06/2017

New! Director, Maintenance of Equipment

Los Angeles, CA Metrolink
Director, Maintenance of Equipment Metrolink Ad Text $118,554 - $185,251 Annually METROLINK is seeking a Director, Maintenance of Equipment who will oversee the activities of the department and contractors. This position will ensure that the rolling stock rehabilitation programs and overall equipment maintenance function is compliant with all passenger equipment safety standards under federal regulations. Requires BA/BS and 10 years of experience in transportation operations related to maintenance and repair of rolling stock vehicles in a management or leadership capacity. This is a continuous recruitment with the first review of applications beginning December 14, 2017. For additional information and to apply, visit: www.metrolinktrains.com/careers EEO/ADA
Salary/Benefits: $118,554 - $185,251 Annually
Experience Required: Minimum over 10 years
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Date Posted: 11/09/2017

New! Locomotive Diesel Mechanic

Adrian, MI Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Company
JOB POSTING LOCOMOTIVE DIESEL MECHANIC Job Summary: Inspect, service and maintain diesel locomotives. Primary Responsibilities • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) • Under supervision inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in diesel engines, air brake equipment, running gear or locomotive components • Rivet, bolt, glue, braze or weld to fabricate, modify or design replacement parts for Equipment Perform periodic service on locomotives • Perform any other duties as assigned Pay Rate • D.O.E. (Dependent on experience) Minimum Qualifications • High School Diploma (GED) • 18 years of age or older • Valid Driver’s License • No driving violations involving alcohol or drugs within the past 3 years • Heavy diesel locomotive repair experience Preferred Qualifications • CDL endorsement Physical Requirements • Heavy work, lifting up to 70 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds on a rare basis Stoop/bend/bend/kneel/crouch/balance/climb on an occasional basis • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity • Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis Employment Conditions • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries • Wear protective equipment including, but not limited to, hearing protection, safety-toe boots, and safety glasses • Complete annual training and pass safety rules examination and any other position specific mandated training and testing • Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol - must pass all required assessments • Must pass a background screening Environmental Conditions • Work outside in all weather conditions. Benefits • Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package. Medical and dental insurance is offered for the employee, his/her spouse and eligible dependents. There is a benefits co-pay required for this package. Co-pay amounts are listed in the current Benefits Handbook and are subject to annual change. • ADBF offers the employee the opportunity to participate in its 401(k) program; ADBF’s match rate will be discussed at time of hire. • Employees are subject to Railroad Retirement taxes paid at a rate equivalent to Social Security tax plus an additional percentage as computed by the Railroad Retirement Board. Employees are also covered by Railroad Retirement sickness and disability benefits, and following completion of the service requirement, employees will be eligible for Railroad Retirement pension benefits. • Full-time employees are eligible for vacation and sick benefits which will be discussed at the time of hire. Reporting Location This position will require work on our various railroad lines located in and round south-eastern/south-central Michigan. Selected candidates, should they accept an offer of employment from ADBF, will likely have to relocate to accommodate the requirements of their new position. Safety Commitment Safety is a way of life at ADBF and it encompasses every aspect of company operations. Our policies were put in place to ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities that we serve. ADBF works with the goal of preventing accidents and injuries. When a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, and our customers and the communities where we work. SAFETY IS ALWAYS THE RIGHT THING TO DO! This is a safety sensitive position, and as such, the candidate selected for this position must successfully complete a physical as well as a drug test. The Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Company‘s Policy is ZERO TOLERANCE FOR ALCOHOL OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE. This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for the position and, as such, are subject to review and change at any time in accordance with the needs of ADBF. Since no job description can detail all duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of the position, duties that may be inherent in a position shall also be considered part of the position holder’s responsibility. Nothing in this job posting creates an employment contract.
Experience Required: Minimum 3-5 years
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Date Posted: 11/09/2017

New! Railroad Operations Coordinator

Westland, MI Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Company
JOB POSTING RAILROAD OPERATIONS COORDINATOR Job Summary: Distribution and safe movement of railcars on a specified territory from a central regional location. Primary Responsibilities • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal railroad Administration (FRA) • Distribution and safe movement of railcars, monitor all rail movements and maintain computerized records of all activities • Maintain familiarity with scheduled trains, destinations, times of arrivals and departures Communicate with personnel on weather or any environmental conditions affecting train movement • Coordinate movement of trains according to operating plan and customer needs Monitor train and track movements • Report alleged violations of operating rules and any irregularity relating to the movement of trains • Plan in advance for smooth and effective movement of priority trains, trains containing hazardous material or restricted shipments, and meets/passes to avoid unnecessary delays Coordinate track usage with Maintenance-of-Way personnel • Perform any other duties as assigned Pay Rate • D.O.E. (Dependent on experience) Minimum Qualifications • High School Diploma(GED) 18 years of age or older • Valid Driver’s License • No driving violations involving alcohol or drugs within the past 3 years • Computer literate Preferred Qualifications • Bachelor’s Degree • Familiarity with transportation of hazardous material • Experience as an air traffic controller, radio/tower operator • Experience preferred in rail operations, including, duties related to railroad freight conductor and/or brakeman (i.e. railcar switching, operating rules and procedures, etc.) Basic Competencies • Verbal comprehension; understand oral and written communications; both general and technical • Good communication skills; must be able to provide clear instructions/directions Good reasoning skills; ability to problem solve and to troubleshoot problems Ability to communicate clearly by radio, intercom and telephone • Ability to analyze and prioritize multiple tasks Basic math skills Physical Requirements • Sedentary; no lifting over 10 pounds • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity and able to recognize colors Employment Conditions • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries • Complete annual training and pass safety operating rules Examinations • Complete a seven day train ride covering assigned territory • Federal regulations require random testing for drugs/alcohol Must pass a background screening • Available to report to work with two-hour advance notice Work sitting for long periods of time • Meals eaten while working; infrequent breaks • Work tracking train and track movement on multiple mediums in a fast-paced environment Requires frequent revision in work assignments Environmental Conditions • Work indoors in an office environment Benefits • Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package. Medical and dental insurance is offered for the employee, his/her spouse and eligible dependents. There is a benefits co-pay required for this package. Co-pay amounts are listed in the current Benefits Handbook and are subject to annual change. • ADBF offers the employee the opportunity to participate in its 401(k) program; ADBF’s match rate will be discussed at time of hire. • Employees are subject to Railroad Retirement taxes paid at a rate equivalent to Social Security tax plus an additional percentage as computed by the Railroad Retirement Board. Employees are also covered by Railroad Retirement sickness and disability benefits, and following completion of the service requirement, employees will be eligible for Railroad Retirement pension benefits. • Full-time employees are eligible for vacation and sick benefits which will be discussed at the time of hire. Safety Commitment Safety is a way of life at ADBF and it encompasses every aspect of company operations. Our policies were put in place to ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities that we serve. ADBF works with the goal of preventing accidents and injuries. When a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, and our customers and the communities where we work. SAFETY IS ALWAYS THE RIGHT THING TO DO! This is a safety sensitive position, and as such, the candidate selected for this position must successfully complete a physical as well as a drug test. The Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Company‘s Policy is ZERO TOLERANCE FOR ALCOHOL OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE. This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for the position and, as such, are subject to review and change at any time in accordance with the needs of ADBF. Since no job description can detail all duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of the position, duties that may be inherent in a position shall also be considered part of the position holder’s responsibility. Nothing in this job posting creates an employment contract.
Experience Required: Minimum 0-1 year
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Date Posted: 11/02/2017

New! Track Inspector - Fulton County Railway

Atlanta, GA OmniTRAX, Inc.
As a member of the local property leadership team, this position directly manages the track inspection function for the railroad. Responsible for carrying out the track inspection plan for the railroad, establishing maintenance priorities, and coordinating the remedial action for any track deficiencies noted during the inspection. Responsible for assuring the safety of the railroad tracks, switches, crossings, bridges, roadbed, and other parts of the railroad for train operations
License Required: FRA 213 Certification
Certification Required: FRA; GCOR
Experience Required: Minimum 1-3 years
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Date Posted: 11/02/2017

New! Roadmaster - Alabama & Tennessee River Railway

Gadsden, , AL OmniTRAX, Inc.
The Roadmaster is responsible for the planning of all track-related activities including working with railroad to define priorities, establish performance expectations, establish performance metrics and measurements, and evaluate performance to plan the improvement of overall activities in this vital function.
License Required: FRA 213 Certification
Certification Required: FRA; GCOR
Experience Required: Minimum 3-5 years
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Date Posted: 10/18/2017

New! VP - Engineering

Cooperstown, NY NYS&W Railway
Establish operating & capital budgets. Supervise day to day maintenance of tracks. Perform regular inspections on track projects. Manage partner/vendor relationships, contracts & services. Provide guidance in development of concept plans, construction plans, cost estimates and specifications. Interact with federal, state and local agencies. Interface with unions. Assist in developing a safety program and implement a safe work environment. Assist in development of grant applications. Requires : Experience with railroad track design and engineering. Offering a competitive benefit package - medical, dental, paid vacation and 401K. Send resume to: humanresources@nysw.com or fax to 607-547-8768. Excellent communication, team building and leadership skills. High level of analytical problem-solving ability. Project management experience, including estimating and surveying.
Salary/Benefits: Competitively based on experience
License Required: drivers license
Experience Required: Minimum over 10 years
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Date Posted: 10/10/2017

New! Railyard Switchman

Williston, ND Red River Oilfield Services
Red River Oilfiield Services, Inc., in Williston, ND is currently seeking an experienced railyard switchman for it's Stony Creek Railyard. We offer a full benefit pkg. Applicant must have experience operating a road engine, shuttlewagon, and track mobile, as well as experience switching cars in a railyard setting (preferably large yards of 400+ cars). Must have a clean driving record, pass pre-employment drug testing, and pass background check. Please e-mail kathyp@redriversupply.us to request an application. Current schedule is two weeks on--followed by one week off.
Salary/Benefits: Starts at $20/hr--May be higher DOE
Experience Required: Minimum 1-3 years
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Date Posted: 10/03/2017

New! Train Dispatcher

Los Angeles, CA Metrolink
METROLINK Commuter Rail System is seeking a Train Dispatcher who will dispatch trains, other rail vehicles/equipment, and protect individuals who work on or near the track. The scheduled hours of this position vary, will include days and nights, including holidays. Requires a minimum of 2 years experience with Computer Aided Dispatch systems or radio control devices. Prior railroad operations work experience including procedures for blocking tracks, switches and signals. For additional information and to apply, visit: www.metrolinktrains.com/careers. EEO/ADA
Salary/Benefits: 72,439 - 113,174
Experience Required: Minimum 1-3 years
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Date Posted: 09/19/2017

New! P/T Consulting Rail Engineering Manager

Tucson, AZ Sargent Aerospace and Defense
Sargent Aerospace and Defense, a division of RBC Bearings, is looking for a part-time or consulting railroad chief engineer or senior manager. We are looking to grow our rail bearing division and we are looking to hire someone on a retainer with a strong network in the railroad industry, that can help to open some doors and assist in the growth of this business segment. New business or product development experience would also be a plus. We are willing to be flexible with the ideal candidate and would consider a part-time or retired candidate. Interested and qualified candidates can contact Michael Crist (VP-HR) at mcrist@sargentaerospace.com or call directly at 520-572-4405.
Salary/Benefits: open
Experience Required: Minimum over 10 years
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