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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 looking for a Conductor in Irving, TX.
 

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 federal 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 flagging to provide a safe work zone for all employees working on or near the railroad tracks.
  • Notifies proper authorities and prepares reports to explain accidents, unscheduled stops or delays.
  • Comply with train orders, train signals, radio communications, and railroad rules and regulations to ensure the safe and efficient operation for track workers and trains traveling through work zones.
  • Diagnose minor malfunctions and performs minor maintenance and servicing activities when maintenance personnel are not available.
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 
Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have an understanding of basic mathematics.
  • Must be able to work a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work, including being on-call 7 days a week.
  • 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.
  • Complete annual training and pass safety operating rules examination.
  • Must pass all required assessments.
  • Required to take actions and/or making decisions affecting security/wellbeing 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.
  • Must successfully pass color/vision examinations as required by the position. 
  • Must be able to 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.

 
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.