The person in this position operates equipment as part of a crew to build, repair, or maintain track. This is a field position with extensive travel required. Work hours may include a nonstandard work week and overtime.
Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with regulations, policies, and procedures
Perform equipment safety and maintenance checks
Report any and all defects or needed repairs to supervisor
Participate in job briefings and understand daily production goals
Perform preventative maintenance, minor repairs, and adjustments to equipment as needed
Fill out and maintain required regulatory forms
Promote a safe and drug-free working environment
Manage other projects and perform other duties as assigned
REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
At least two years of verifiable experience operating railroad maintenance-of-way equipment
Ability to perform routine maintenance and troubleshoot equipment problems
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written communication, both general and technical
Ability to occasionally lift up to sixty pounds
Ability to operate equipment in varying working and weather conditions
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR CREDENTIALS:
High school diploma, GED, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Valid driver’s license required
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is a plus
This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.