Ryder System Rail Conductor - 3rd Shift - $27.50/Hour in Golden, Colorado
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Ryder is hiring a Rail Conductor in
The Conductor coordinates the train movements while switching railcars whether in the yard of a railroad, industrial plant, or similar location to facilitate the unloading and loading of railcars in a safe and efficient manner to service our customers. This position is a manual labor position which requires that the individual become proficient in the following skills, duties, and requirements within a prescribed training and introductory period.
About the position:
Consistent pay : $26.00 + 1.50(Shift Pay)
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 11:00 PM - 6:00 AM
No Experience Required
Physically Demanding Position
Motivated & Dependable
Other requirements: Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug test
Paid Time Off provided for COVID vaccination appointments!
Text "GOLDEN" to (717)601-0222 for more info!
Strong Safety culture, including safe and reliable equipment, paid training
Stability and growth opportunities
Competitive benefits package, vacation & PTO in the first year!
Weekly pay, direct deposit is available!
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High School diploma or equivalent
Demonstrate predictable, reliable, and timely attendance
Ability to follow written and verbal directions to complete assigned tasks on schedule
Read, write, and communicate in English & understand basic math
Ability to learn from directions, observations, and mistakes and apply procedures using good judgment
Class E - standard driver's license for personal vehicles
Safety Sensitive Position, Non-Regulated Tech
Complete on the job training and assessment
Reads switching orders from designated person
Assists the engineer with sending radio and hand signals in yard or in the cab
Reads and interprets signals, shift turnovers, and railroad rules and regulations to assist with engineer operating the locomotive, following safety rules and regulations and time schedule
Talks to crew or other yard workers via radio to give or receive switching information
Confers with train dispatcher via radio to issue or receive information or instructions concerning stops, delays, or oncoming trains
Throws switches or performs other activities involved when performing switching operations
Turns hand brake wheel or ratchet type brake and tie handbrakes
Observes track to detect obstructions
Inspects locomotive after run to detect damaged or defective equipment
Maintains records, number, origin, destination, and cargo of cars switched
May coordinate activities of switching crew from locomotive cab
Raises coupling lever to couple or uncouple cars
Throws track switches to facilitate shunting of cars and signals Engineer to move cars, using lantern, arm signals or radio
Climbs ladder to side of car, rides side of car, and turns hand wheel to set brakes or to control the speed of the car when it has been shunted
Connects air hose to cars when making up trains by bending and applying force
May walk along cars and check between them to inspect couplings, air hoses
Sits or rides in cab of locomotive to observe signals from other crew members
May make minor repairs to couplings, or air hoses, and report any equipment requiring major repairs
Performs other duties as assigned
Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Job Locations US-CO-Golden
Posted Date 1 week ago (7/22/2021 8:07 AM)
Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management
Employment Type Regular-Full time
Travel Requirements 0-10%
Position Code TEMP649_