17 days old

Switchman

Genesee and Wyoming Railroad
Scio, OH 43988
  • Job Code
    SWITC02920

SUMMARY:
The person in this position receives, relays, or acts upon oral, written, or radio instructions from a customer or customer service representative or other personnel indicating the switch movement, placement, or delivery of railroad cars and/or a train.


*This position is not covered by Railroad Retirement.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct the movement of railcars and trains
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, manually or with a computer
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


REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE:


  • Two years of work experience or relevant outdoor work experience a plus

  • Ability to work in a 24/7 work environment


REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR CREDENTIALS:


  • High school diploma or GED; or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience

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.



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Posted: 2021-02-09 Expires: 2021-03-10
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