Groundsman/Laborer (Nashville, TN)

Overview

Date Posted:
7/13/2020
Location:
Nashville Railroad Services
City:
Nashville
State:
TN
Category:
Laborer
HR Company:
RJ Corman Railroad Services LLC

Description

 

R. J. Corman Railroad serves all seven North American major railroads, many regional and short line railroads and dozens of industries having rail. Services include owning and operating eleven short lines, providing emergency rail services associated with derailments and natural disasters, switching, track construction, track material distribution, signal design/construction, building switching locomotives and operating a dinner train.

R.J. Corman Railroad Services is currently seeking motivated Groundsman/Laborers for our Nashville Division in Nashville, TN. On the job training provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures working conditions are safe and that proper PPE is being used as job duties require.
  • Throwing blocks
  • Pulling winch cables
  • Assisting in the rigging of machinery
  • Safely drive commercial and non-commercial company vehicles to and from job sites
  •  Follow DOT regulations; ensuring proper permits and driving regulations are followed.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment
  •  Utilization of powered and unpowered hand tools
  • Facility maintenance to include:
    • Cleaning
    • Repairing
    • Landscaping
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

 
  • Live within 45 minutes of the shop
  • Experience working outdoors (preferably in construction)
  • Obtain CDL license within 6 months of start date
  • Extensive travel is required.

Benefits:  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 Work-Life Balance Employee Assistance Program and a 401K retirement savings plan.

Specialized or Technical Knowledge, or Education and Experience:  Previous experience and familiarity in operation of equipment. Basic mechanical knowledge to troubleshoot simple mechanical failures is needed.

Physical Requirements: Mobility to participate in frequent travel to and from the project location; ability to operate heavy equipment; Agility to navigate into confined spaces if necessary.  

Environmental Conditions: Performs duties in multiple environments including outside construction project settings, in and around moving vehicles and equipment.  Exposure to weather elements; must wear appropriate PPE required for the project site.

Benefits:  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 Work-Life Balance Employee Assistance Program and a 401K retirement savings plan.

If you are interested in joining our team of Railroad professionals, click “apply now” to begin your online application!

R.J Corman Railroad is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to a safe and drug free work place.  R.J Corman performs pre-employment criminal background checks and substance abuse testing which includes a hair and urine drug tests to detects the presence of illegal drugs.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping R.J Corman a safe and drug free company.