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Lehigh Hanson Part Time Rail Engineer in Mount Vernon, Kentucky

AutoReqId: 11842BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Mount Vernon-KY

Job Posting:

WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING

We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight-knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible, and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Locomotive Engineer . The Locomotive Engineer position is responsible for the safe and reliable operation of trains, courteous and professional interaction with customers and tenants. This position consists of physically intensive work required to operate a train. The Train Crew are responsible for the operation of the train, placement of train cars, the makeup and breakdown of cuts of cars along track, and planning for appropriate movements of cars while optimizing efficient operation.

  • This position is required to perform duties as a switchman and locomotive engineer in a safe and efficient manner. Will be required be perform daily inspections of locomotives and rail vehicles as needed.

  • Conduct the movement of rail cars and train movements.

  • Operate track switches.

  • Read and understand the operating rules, train orders, safety instructions and other written or printed material.

  • Prepare required daily reports.

  • Inspect the condition of the train and equipment in movement and while stationary.

  • Coupling air connections between rail cars and locomotives when making up trains.

  • Follow the company’s safety and quality instructions to avoid accidents and prevent injuries.

  • Perform rail operation such as climbing rail cars, releasing hand brakes, coupling and uncoupling hair hoses from rail cars, and calculating right distance to move and stop rail cars following all safety procedures.

This position will be based in Mount Vernon, Kentucky.

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Minimum of 3 years railroad certified locomotive operations preferred.

  • Switching and yard service experience.

  • Line-haul operations with good understanding of locomotive and train air brake systems and train handling techniques.

  • Knowledgeable and conversant with standard railroad operating and safety rules and practices.

  • Must be a self-starting, team player capable of working with minimal supervision and with other team members.

  • Ability to read, interpret data, and follow instructions. Requires ability to walk, climb and stand in an industrial or railroad environment, including uneven surfaces, such as ballast.

BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LET’S ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

No search firms, please.

Lehigh Hanson is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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