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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 Railroad Services, Inc. is currently seeking a Dispatch Coordinator in St. Joseph, MO.

 

This position will be responsible for dispatching and deploying a vast fleet of specialized railroad maintenance equipment and field personnel. If you are a focused, detailed oriented, energetic professional, we are need of an accountable team member with a natural ability to follow through to successfully perform a multitude of tasks.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Schedule and dispatch specialized railroad equipment and operators to meet the needs of Herzog’s customers.
  • Address problems and request by transmitting information and providing solutions
  • Collaborate with specialized rail equipment managers and supervisors
  • Coordinate and interface with Herzog’s customers
  • Prepare any necessary reports
  • Occasional travel required
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to make quick decisions
  • Must have excellent computer skills – must be proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Excellent organization, communication, and follow up skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a high-volume environment
  • Ability to take on call hours
  • Willing to travel

 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Pass and maintain e-RAILSAFE pre-employment background check and safety certification.
  • Subject to motor vehicle report review.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license and endorsements as required per position.
  • Pass pre-employment physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position
  • 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 is a non-exhaustive overview of the physical requirements of this job.

  • Work primarily in an office environment.
  • Frequently sits for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently use a computer keyboard and office related equipment.
  • Requires occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping or bending.

 

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 Railroad 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.