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Founded in 1969, Herzog is headquartered in St. Joseph, Missouri, with a satellite office in Fort Worth, Texas.


Over the course of our 50+ year history, Herzog has become a national leader in the construction, operations and maintenance of commuter rail, light rail, streetcar, and freight rail projects. 


We believe our culture is at the heart of our existence. It is that belief which empowers every member of our professional family to act with purpose and passion as they advance their career throughout their personal pursuit of excellence.


Backed by over five decades of experience, Herzog delivers exceptional customer service and elite results. 


Our success is the outcome of our relentless pursuit of excellence, our passion for our customers, safety without compromise, and a deep-rooted belief in the power of team.


We invite you to join us on our journey to excellence as we work to be better today than yesterday and better tomorrow than today.


Herzog Transit Services, Inc. is currently seeking a Materials Clerk in Stockton, California to join our team.   


Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Review’s material or service requisitions and issues materials to department personnel.          
  • Compares nomenclature, stock numbers, authorized substitutes, and other listed information with catalogs, manuals, parts lists, and similar references to verify accuracy of requisitions.
  • Prepares and issues purchase orders.
  • Maintains procurement records such as materials or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, inventories, and all documents concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, issuing and shipping materials, supplies, and equipment including purchase orders, packing slips, bills of lading, and receiving memos.
  • Unloads and unpacks incoming shipments.  Counts, measures or weighs articles to verify contents against bills of lading, packing slips, and invoices or purchase orders.  Examines incoming materials for conformance to specifications, defects and quality assurance. Identifies, labels and stocks incoming materials.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with managers, users, vendors and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
  • Prepares receiving memos and enters inventory information into computer information system.
  • Prepares and conducts periodic, special or perpetual inventory counts and enters into computer information system.  Verifies computer information computations against physical count of stock, investigates and reports reasons for discrepancies, and adjusts errors in computation or count.
  • Prepares reports such as inventory balance, price lists, and shortages.
  • Assists in layout of stockroom, warehouse, and other storage areas, considering turnover size, weight, and related factors of items stored.
  • Responsible for maintaining, organizing, inspecting and cleaning material storage areas.  Determines methods of materials, supplies, tools and parts storage, identification, and stock location considering temperature, humidity, height and weight limits, turnover, floor loading capacities, required space, security and safety.  Store’s material in bins, on floor, or on shelves, according to identifying information such as style, size, or type of material.
  • Assembles and/or fabricates storage containers.
  • Compiles inventory control records and information such as consumption rate and characteristics of items in storage to determine stock supply and levels and need for replenishment and maintains the determined stock levels.
  • Coordinates, prepares, packs, loads outgoing shipments and prepares and maintains documentation and records associated with shipping materials.
  • Responsible for calibration of measuring instruments and tools.
  • Assists Materials Supervisor in day-to-day activities including special projects.
  • The employee can be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and is seldom absent from work.
  • Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious about assignments.
  • The essential duties and responsibilities contained herein describe the scope of this position but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Must be proficient in MS word, Excel, the Internet and mainframe operations as relates to inventory control, procurement, and related software.
  • Knowledge of purchasing/accounting processes desired, along with a minimum two years’ inventory control / shipping & receiving related experience desired.
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Possess valid CA driver’s license and clean driving record for previous three years.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and to interact well with coworkers, and work with a diverse group of people.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and time management skills required.
  • Ability to perform business errands using company vehicle.
  • Must have good command of the English language, oral and written.
  • Ability to interface well with all departments of the company in a highly professional manner, while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Working knowledge of purchasing policies, processes and procedures.
  • Complete working knowledge of warehouse and inventory control policies and procedures.
  • Ability to operate forklift, pallet jack, shop cranes, and other shop equipment as required.
  • Ability to read parts manuals and schematics.
  • Some mechanical inclination is preferred.
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism, and to function independently without requiring assistance from, or disturbing the work of others.
  • Ability to work flexible hours when required, including nights and weekends.


Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Subject to 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 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.
  • Regularly lift weight up to 50 pounds to waist height.
  • Regularly lift up to 50 pounds to waist height and carry for a distance up to 10 feet.
  • Work in a confined access/space environment with a width of 24 inches.
  • Must be able to adapt to various temperature extremes including but not limited to heat, cold, moisture and wind. 
  • Able to tolerate repetitive movements: bending and overhead reaching.
  • Regularly ascend/descend a platform with a height of up to 12 inches from the floor.
  • Regularly ascend/descend a ladder while carrying 35 pounds of equipment.
  • Regularly climb stairs while carrying 50 pounds of equipment.
  • Frequently bend, crouch, stand and sit for extended time.
  • Able to work in a safety sensitive work environment.



  • 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.


Why Herzog:

Led by our beliefs and executed through our behaviors, at Herzog we build upon each other’s contributions by collaborating to make great things possible.


When you join Herzog, we give you the ability and authority to do the same. We will help you take charge of your 20 square feet in a manner that you will facilitate your growth and advancement as a person, as a member of our professional family and in your career.


If you are interested in joining our team, click the Apply button below to start an application.


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.