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Track worker/ Equipment Operator

Road & Rail Services Louisville, KY

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Road & Rail Services

Track Worker/ Equipment Operator

Please note overnight travel is required 75% of the time

Job Summary:

Work as a member of a crew to install new railroad track and maintain existing track and right-of-way.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all company rules and regulations for safety.
  • Participate in group discussions including team meetings, job briefings, safety meetings or process reviews.
  • Remove and replace track and components (e.g., ties, rails, bars, etc.)
  • Cut rails to specific lengths.
  • Adjust, lift, and roll rails.
  • Sort track material for loading and unloading.
  • Cut brush and vegetation from the right-of-way.
  • Spray switches, angle bars and joints with oil for lubrication

Pay rates are based on experience and qualifications

Pay Ranges: $17.00 - $24.00 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Outside work experience (e.g., construction, heavy equipment operation, farming, landscaping, Hot work torch cutting / grinding)
  • Welding experience
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Basic Competencies:

  • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications--both general and technical)
  • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
  • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
  • Basic Math

Physical Requirements:

  • Heavy work, lifting to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/balance/climb on an occasional basis.
  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity.

Environmental Conditions:

Work outside in all weather conditions and on occasion at elevated heights.

  • Please note that overnight travel is required
  • Most job-related travel expenses are paid
  • Please do NOT apply is you are not interested in traveling
  • A Full Benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K, Short/Long Term Disability
  • Paid Holidays and Vacations
  • An annual Steel Toe Boot allowance
  • All Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided
  • Veteran Friendly
  • A promote from within mentality.

We appreciate and encourage our associates to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want our associates to play a key role in growing our business. With our locations across North America, there are opportunities to grow with our Company. Apply Now!

Company Overview:

Established in 1987, Road & Rail Services has grown and diversified to become a leading provider of rail-related services in North America. Our network of skilled associates provides plant and terminal operating expertise as well as field maintenance of rail assets for railroads, rail shippers, and owners of rail related equipment and facilities. Visit us online at for more information!

Job Type: Full-time

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Road & Rail Services


Louisville, KY



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