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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 a Maintenance Manager in St. Joseph, Missouri for our preventative maintenance schedule. This position is responsible for the overall management of the maintenance function at various locations in the U.S., Canada and Caribbean. This role is a critical member of the equipment team and is responsible to oversee repair and maintenance of the vehicles, civil and specialty railroad equipment. The ideal candidate for this position is highly organized, high attention to detail and ability to work well in a team environment.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee preventive maintenance schedules and repairs for all Herzog equipment.
  • New and used equipment preparation along with warranty repairs, and rental/lease fleet equipment.
  • Day-to-day maintenance and annual inspections of various reports.
  • Maintain communication with local/national equipment dealers and appropriate vendors to ensure that dealer support, repair decisions, costs and warranty recovery meet expectations.
  • Responsible for coordinating communication and directives with crews, company personnel, and management.
  • Work closely with administrative staff and oversee all purchases orders for maintenance (reliability and cost).
  • Oversee special project construction or production addition.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • 5 years of maintenance experience in construction, manufacturing or equivalent
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures and machinery functions
  • Experience in best practice proactive maintenance methods and organizational development for technical personnel
  • Leadership and employee relations ability
  • Ability to analytically and rationally make decisions.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office products.


Pre-Employment Requirements:

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



  • 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.



  • 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.

Maintenance Manager