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Herzog companies was founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor in the Midwest. Herzog now specializes in Railroad Construction, Transit Operation and Maintenance Services, Civil Construction and Railroad Services nationwide. Our team consists of people who are innovators at heart, continuously exploring new ways to improve our products, services, and, ultimately, the industry. By always challenging ourselves - and each other - to push for more, we keep Herzog at the forefront of the rail industry.
 
Herzog Contracting Corp. is currently seeking an Operator/Truck Driver in Irving, TX.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates and performs operator-level maintenance of several types of heavy equipment including rail mounted all-terrain cranes, rail mounted heavy duty trucks equipped with hydraulic cranes and log loaders, and all-terrain construction equipment including end loaders, backhoe tractors, bulldozers, and road graders.  Operates this equipment to plow, move and broom crushed rock ballast within the track structure, to remove or install track or structure components or complete track or structure elements, to move, load, unload, or stockpile track or structure material, and to move, grade, level, compact, load, or unload embankment material or vegetation or trash.   Pulls levers and depresses pedals to drive machines and control working elements such as blades, tamping tools, rail clamps and jacks, ballast brooms, load booms and lines, load buckets, outriggers, rail guide wheel attachments, and projector and extension buggies.  Lubricates working parts, changes engine and hydraulic oil and filters, cleans and changes air filters, tightens bolts, inspects and adjusts fluid levels, belt tensions, and dimensioned measurements (e.g. cross level of  track), and performs safety inspections of equipment per FRWS using wrenches, screwdrivers, and other small hand and power tools.   May arrange for protection of workplace under FRWS.  May be designated according to type of equipment operated (e.g. ballast-cleaning machine, ballast regulator, surfacing tamper, tamper, rail crane, tie remover, tie installer, multiple spike driver, or tie crane operator).  May work as a member of a crew or independently.  May work under the direction of a Railroad Track Repair Leader or Railroad Bridge Repair Leader and may direct the work of Railroad Track Repairers or Railroad Track Repairer Helpers. Performs maintenance, adjustment, inspection, and repair tasks to railroad structures using hand and power tools, construction equipment, and railroad maintenance equipment, performs work in accordance with the FRWS regulations, and additional duties within the general scope of the Services. May work as a member of a crew or independently.  May work under the direction of a Railroad Bridge Repair Leader and may direct the work of Railroad Track or Bridge Repairer Helpers.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

 
Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Must have class A – CDL.
  • Must be able to drive dump trucks and grapple trucks.
  • Must be able to work with power and non-power tools.
  • Must be fluent in the English language.
  • Must have strong communications skills.
  • Must be able to work well with others.

 
Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and endorsements as required per position.
  • Pass pre-employment DOT physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen
    • This position requires you to pass and maintain a DOT medical evaluation to drive a Herzog commercial vehicle.
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described below must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this role. This position will be physically demanding at times.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.

 
Safety:

  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all.

 
Benefits:

  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.

 
If you are interested in applying for this position,click the Apply button below.

 

It is the policy of Herzog Contracting Corp. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.
 

Operator/Truck Driver