Train Crewmember - Savannah, GA


Date Posted:
IP Savannah 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 Savannah, GA. Candidate will perform 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).

Perform Brakeman/Conductor and Engineer duties.

  • Observance of Operating and Safety Procedures
  • These duties include coupling and uncoupling of railcars and lining track switches.
  • Working with Facility/Plant personnel on coordinating railcar moves.
  • Opening and closing of railcar doors
  • Operating switch engine
  • Perform periodic maintenance which includes: adding oil to engine, adding sand and water to engine, lubricating all hinges, replacing all worn dc electric motor brushes within locomotive, changing all filters, adding traction motor grease to motors and removing dirt from electrical cabinets.
  • Book keeping/filing of track and periodic reports
  • Perform other Switchman duties as assigned

Perform Track Repair/Maintenance Work

  • These duties include jacking and tamping of track to proper elevation
  • Installation and Removal of track bolts
  • Installation and Removal of railroad ties
  • Installation and Removal of railroad rail and track components
  • Shoveling of railroad ballast
  • Periodic track maintenance record keeping
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements



  • Excellent safety record
  • Available to work daily overtime if needed, weekends and holidays included
  • Ability to lift heavy objects
  • Ability to comprehend switch moves with railcar numbers
  • Must demonstrate vision and hearing abilities relevant to performing duties, safely
  • Must be punctual
  • Good attendance record
  • Ability to work in climatic conditions

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