Company Name:
Indiana & Ohio Railway Company (IORY)
Company Address:
4130 Bush Rd NW
Washington Court House, OH 431600000
Date Job is Available:
April 3rd, 2024
Deadline for Application:
May 3rd, 2024
Job Description:
Don't forget to select Apollo Career Center as the application source! Don't forget to select Apollo Career Center as the application source! SUMMARY: The person in this position operates track switches, couples and uncouples cars, and performs other duties associated with the movement of trains, cars, and engines in rail yards and on the main railroad. He or she receives, relays, or acts upon oral, written, or radio instructions from the dispatcher, yardmaster, or other personnel indicating the switch movement, placement, or delivery of railroad cars and/or a train. This position is Extraboard & does NOT have a set schedule. This is full-time on-call working all shifts/hours/days/nights needed. This is a 24/7/365 work environment. Weekend work can be part of your regular schedule. We do offer a 40 hour weekly pay guarantee and a great full benefits package. Prior experience working outdoors in all weather conditions is desired. RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Conduct railcar and train movements; signal crew members for movement of the engine or train using lantern, hand, and/or flag signals or radio to indicate when to start, stop, back up, or set or release air brakes
  • Observe, interpret, and relay arm, lantern or radio signals and all other indications affecting movement of a train
  • Operate track switches (visually check switch condition and direction) to change the direction of the engine or cars within yard limits or on the main railroad; apply or release hand brakes to switch or perform other duties
  • Read and understand the book of rules, timetables, bulletins, train orders, waybills, placards, safety instructions, and other written or printed material
  • Prepare required daily reports and switch lists, either manually or with a computer; fill out forms, including train orders
  • Inspect the condition of the train and equipment in movement and while stationary
  • Couple air and electrical connections between locomotives when making up trains
  • Assist with other projects and perform other duties as assigned
  • Two years of work experience
  • Railroad or other relevant industry experience is a plus
  • Ability to work in a 24/7 work environment and in outdoor working conditions
  • GED, high school diploma, or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  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.