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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 looking for passenger Conductors in the Austin, TX area.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

*This is a non-exhaustive overview of the job duties for this position.

  • Ensure compliance with applicable safety and operating rules and regulations.
  • Shall perform all duties required in connection with the operation of commuter trains.
  • Promote safe work practices as well as maintains and fosters a safe work environment.
  • Duties include but are not limited to customer service, fare inspection, switching, and flagging.
  • Notifies proper authorities and prepares reports to explain accidents, unscheduled stops or delays.
  • Diagnose minor malfunctions and performs minor maintenance and servicing activities when maintenance personnel are not available.
  • Comply with train orders, train signals, radio communications, and railroad rules and regulations to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the train.
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to recognize colors.
  • Exercising eye/hand coordination.
  • Must have an understanding of basic mathematics.
  • Applicants must be able to work non-traditional hours.
  • Must possess good communication skills (verbally and written).
  • Must be able to judge speed/distances of objects/moving parts.
  • Required to make logical choices and/or drawing logical conclusions.
  • Must be knowledgeable on rules, regulations, and/or policies for position.
  • Required to take actions and/or making decisions affecting security/well-being of others.

 

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.  This is a non-exhaustive overview of the physical requirements of this job.

  • Able to walk on uneven surfaces up to one-half mile.
  • Maintain balance for an extended period of time while train is in motion.
  • Must be able to be aware of surroundings and follow verbal commands while being exposed to moderately loud noises on a daily basis.
  • Work in a confined access/space environment with a width of 16 inches.
  • Must be able to adapt to various temperature extremes including but not limited to heat, cold, moisture and wind. 
  • Regularly sit and stand for an extended period of time.
  • Able to tolerate repetitive movements, squatting/bending, and overhead reaching.
  • Able to lift up to shoulder height and horizontally transfer up to 35 pounds for a distance up to 10 feet.
  • Regularly kneel, bend, squat for extended periods of time.
  • Regularly reach overhead.
  • Regularly grasp/squeeze equipment with a force up to 20 pounds.
  • Regularly ascend/descend a platform with a height of up to 36 inches from the floor.
  • Regularly ascend and descend an 8 step ladder while carrying up to 20 pounds.
  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow; hear and distinguish auditory signals
  • Able to work in a safety sensitive work environment.

 

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.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position click the Apply button below.

 

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.