Track Crew - Kingsport, TN


Date Posted:
Eastman Kingsport Switching & Track Mnt
HR Company:
RJ Corman Railroad Switching Co LLC




R. J. Corman Railroad Switching Company is currently seeking a Track Crew Member in Kingsport, TN. 


  • Inspects, installs, and maintains railroad track in an industrial yard setting
  • Completes required job duties safely and efficiently.
  • Completes all required documentation.
  • Promotes a safe work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements


Specialized or Technical Knowledge, or Education and Experience:

  • Ability to operate power tools.
  • Railroad construction experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate well with co-workers, customers, and supervisors

Physical Requirements:

· Able to perform physical strenuous work

· Able to frequently bend, stoop, kneel, and crouch

· Able to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs

· Requires occasional use of 30 lb claw bar to remove spikes, requiring application of 50 lbs of force

· Requires occasional use of 10 lb sledge hammer to drive spikes, requiring application of 75 lbs of force

· Able to walk, climb, and maintain balance on equipment, stairs, ladders, uneven terrain, rails and ballast in a safe manner

· Able to navigate into confined spaces if necessary

Environmental Conditions: 

Work is performed outside in varying types of environmental conditions.

Major or Unusual Problems:

Must be able to work away from home including long hours & weekends as necessary. Must carry out responsibilities in a fast-paced outside RR / construction environment. Requires efficient development and performance of processes; and requires ability to multi-task in a time sensitive environment. High visibility position requires professional demeanor in interactions with Supervisors, employees, contractors and customers.

Job Dimensions: 

Interfaces with all levels of employees and management. Performs duties under general supervision with limited discretion. Does not directly supervise employees.

Work is performed outside in varying types of environmental conditions. The requirements of this position involve extended periods of strenuous physical activity under various field and weather conditions. Applicant must be able to lift, carry, stand, walk on uneven surfaces, manually manipulate, grasp, reach out, climb, kneel, bend, twist, and push/pull with confined spaces.


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 Employee Assistance Program and a 401K retirement savings plan.

R. J. Corman Railroad is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.  R. J. Corman performs pre-employment criminal background checks and substance abuse testing which includes a hair and urine drug test to detect the presence of illegal drugs.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping R. J. Corman a safe and drug free company.