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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 seeking a Track Laborer in Boston, MA to work on the GLX Project.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installs railroad track and embankments including: special track work, road crossings, signage, and rail lubricators
  • Capable of using hand and power tools and a wide variety of sizes and types of track machines including:
  • Spike pullers, spike drivers, tie adze, hydraulic rail jacks, power wrenches, tie boring machines, rail drills, rail grinders, and rail saws
  • Highway trucks equipped with rail guide wheels, hydraulic booms, and lift gates to remove and replace ties, rails, fasteners - cut or screw spikes, anti-creepers, bolts, elastic clips, insulators, rail seat pads, and conventional and insulated rail joints, special track work components, crushed rock ballast, crossing surfaces, paving, subgrade material, vegetation, signs, and structures.
  • May work as a member of a crew or independently.
  • May work under the direction of a Railroad Track Foreman or Railroad Track Welder.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED, or equivalent work experience
  • Three years’ experience in railroad track construction and/or maintenance. Experience using various machines for railroad construction or maintenance work in an operating railroad environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of safe and proper procedures for operating track tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge of safe and efficient manipulation of equipment and tools to perform construction and maintenance tasks.
  • Ability to complete work under time pressures and to maintain composure under the stress of emergency situations.
  • Must be able to work well with others.
  • Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear, and understand) the English language.

 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Subject to pre-employment physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, snow, and sleet.)
  • Available to work a 40 hour work week subject to overtime, on call and alternate shifts that may include weeknights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow; hear and distinguish auditory signals

 

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

 

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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.