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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 Transit Services, Inc. is currently seeking Streetcar Operators in Oklahoma City, OK. Streetcar Operators will be responsible for operating a Streetcar on a 4. 6 mile route. The route will include 22 stops linking major employers, businesses, attractions and residences in the downtown area.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This position is responsible for the operation of the streetcar in a safe and efficient manner within established rules, schedules, regulations, procedures and providing professional and courteous customer service.
  • Reports for duty at the Vehicle Maintenance Facility or any other designated location along the system in the prescribed uniform with a neat and well-groomed appearance.
  • New hires should expect to work late nights, weekends and holidays exclusively as seniority dictates.
  • Maybe required to work on an “on-call” basis.
  • New hires must successfully complete HTSI provided training programs for operating rules, track access, standard operating procedures, safety, vehicle operations, minor troubleshooting and basic customer service.
  • May work with vehicle manufacturer to provide movement of vehicles within the yard and shop area and on the mainline or mainline extension(s) for vehicle burn-in and pre-revenue operations training.
  • Act as incident commander as needed until relieved.
  • Informs operations supervisors of operating status of equipment and any observed defects.
  • Performs pre-departure inspection in accordance with established procedures for streetcar preparation for service and reports any observations to supervisory staff.
  • Observes and immediately reports to supervisory staff all operational hazards.
  • Observes and reports any defects along the alignment.
  • Receives and transmits messages by hand-held or train-based two-way radio for operational.
  • Provides manual on-board announcements at regular intervals informing passengers of incidents that cause delays to streetcar movement.
  • Prepares daily trip reports and defect reports upon completion of duty.

 
Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be 25 years of age.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Rail Transit Operator experience is considered a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record for the past 5 years.

 
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.

 
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.
  • Required to wear safety apparel and equipment when and where necessary.
  • Exposure to repair shop, field, train or yard locations with moderate to high noise level, lighting of various degrees, floors of carpet/metal and various heat/cold conditions and inclement weather.
  • Will frequently be required to bend, stoop, stand and climb in performing daily tasks and activities.
  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow; hear and distinguish auditory signals
  • Must have ability to distinguish and separate sounds around machinery and tools.
  • Must be able to work safely around loose materials, uneven surfaces and metal plates, trash and equipment.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull loads in accordance with all applicable safety rules.

 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so assigned.  Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.
 
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 Transit Services, Inc. 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.