Train Crewmember - Lafayette, IN


Date Posted:
Tate & Lyle Lafayette Switching
HR Company:
RJ Corman Railroad Switching Co LLC




The R. J. Corman Switching Company has an immediate opening for a Train Crew member to join our team in Lafayette, IN.  Candidates will perform railroad switching, equipment maintenance, and other duties associated with maintaining an efficient switching operation.  Work schedule is full time and hours may vary according to customer needs (Operations are 24/7).

**Entry level candidates encouraged to apply**

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Operates equipment according to company policies, procedures and practices in all areas, including equipment usage and maintenance, safety (FRA and OSHA), and DOT requirements.
  • Will operate track switches, couple cars and work on freight trains in yard operations 
  • Will move and align various parts of rail equipment to create or build trains. 
  • Performs preventative maintenance and other work on equipment as needed
  • Keeps records of work performed
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements


Job Requirements:

  • Willing to work in all weather conditions.
  • Willing to work flexible hours
  • Willing to travel to other divisions if needed
  • Ability to follow all safety rules and regulations.
  • Ability to communicate well with customers, co-workers, and supervisors. 
  • Ability to work safely as a team.

Physical Requirements:  

  • Able to perform physical strenuous work 
  • Requires constant standing, walking, climbing stairs and ladders, and balancing in a safe manner 
  • Requires frequent stooping, kneeling, and crouching 
  • Able to lift and carry objects weighing up to 80 lbs 
  • Able to push and pull with up to 150 lbs of force 

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 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 tests to detect the presence of illegal drugs.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping R. J. Corman a safe and drug free company.