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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 CDL/Laborer in Albuquerque, NM.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May work as a member of a crew or independently.
  • May work under the direction of a Railroad Track Repair Leader or Railroad Track Welder and may direct the work of Railroad Track Repairer Helpers.
  • Drive and perform operator-level maintenance of several types of rail mounted heavy duty trucks equipped with hydraulic cranes including dump trucks.
  • Installs and repairs railroad track and embankments including special track work, road crossings, signage, and rail lubricators 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, rail saws and 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.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a Class A CDL.
  • Must be fluent in the English language.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in all weather conditions.
  • Must be available to work varied schedules depending on the work load.
  • Must work well with others.
  • Three years’ experience in railroad track construction and/or maintenance with two years’ experience as a track maintenance worker using various machines for railroad construction or maintenance work in an operating railroad environment.
  • Knowledge of safe and proper procedures for operating this equipment.
  • Knowledge of safe and efficient manipulation of equipment and tools to perform construction and maintenance tasks.
  • Knowledge of FTSS and FRWS and the ability to be Qualified on Authority’s examinations for 49 CFR Part 213.7 of FTSS and the GCOR related to these regulations within four weeks of Start Date.
  • Ability to complete work under time pressures and to maintain composure under the stress of emergency situations.
  • Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear, and understand) the English language.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow and distinguish auditory signals


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 due to the safety sensitive nature of this position.
    • 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.


  • 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.