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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 a Train Dispatcher in Austin, TX.  Provides day-to-day supervision and authorization of the safe and efficient movement of all trains within the assigned territory consistent with operating rules, policies, and procedures of Herzog Transit Services, Inc., and the commuter agency, Capital Metro Transit Authority.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with federal and company safety rules, policies and procedures. Respond to safety concerns and take appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of territory and physical characteristics, train schedules (arrival/departures), and destinations
  • Ensures proper track bulletins, track warrants, and communications to all employees are accurate/timely
  • Monitors train movement and conditions affecting movements, such as weather conditions, train crew availability, and equipment availability. Coordinates responses to unplanned events and emergency situations and manages these instances to minimize passenger inconvenience and limit delays to affected trains.
  • Performs a variety of administrative duties relative to hours-of-service requirements, hazardous materials, documentation of train movements and delays incurred, updating Digital Message Signs, and reporting rule violations
  • Direct and indirect supervision of all train crews, Maintenance of Way, and signal employees working on, or near the railroad tracks


  • Previous train dispatching experience preferred. Railroad experience preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Physical, drug screening, and background check
  • Ability to read, write, & communicate, as well as issue oral instructions, clearly and accurately utilizing a variety of communication devices
  • Ability to type 35 words per minute
  • Able to sit for extended periods of time and accurately input data into computer systems
  • Available to work 40-hour work week. Subject to overtime, on-call, and alternate shifts that include weeknights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to make quick and accurate decisions in a high-pressure environment.
  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow; hear 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 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.