• Laborer

    Job Locations US-MD-Taneytown
    Job ID
    2018-1247
    Category
    Laborer
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    CAREER OPPORTUNITY

     

    Responsible for execution of field-based work including manual labor in accomplishment of tasks related to rerailing operations, track maintenance and repair, load adjust/load transfer, and/or car repair.  Follows direction and adheres to all safety policies/procedures.  Ensures that all activities are carried out in a safe, effective, professional, and efficient manner to protect employees and the assets of the Company.  

    Responsibilities

    HOW YOU MAKE AN IMPACT

    • Actively participates in daily safety briefing.
    • Follows all safety rules/regulations; wears required PPE; performs work in accordance with established process/procedures.
    • Seeks out Foreman/Supervisor for direction regarding daily work assignment(s).
    • As directed loads/moves/distributes materials in preparation of work activities for rerailing, load adjust, load transfer, car repair and general railroad maintenance and repair. Upon conclusion of daily work ensures that equipment/materials are reloaded for safe transportation to home-base and actively participates in site clean-up.
    • Performs manual labor including but not limited to: cutting vegetation/brush, digging holes/trenches, carrying materials from vehicles/equipment to designated area

    Qualifications

    WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

    • 1 year of work experience in field based operation involving manual labor (construction, farm equipment, utility, or related industry).
    • Must possess a valid Drivers’ License.
    • Capable of understanding and following directions.
    • Display strong adherence to safety policies and procedures.
    • Must pass qualification tests as required (includes E-Rail Safe and other training/safety programs).
    • Must meet 24/7 availability in order to respond to emergency calls for service including weekends and holidays.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    • Constantly on feet
    • Walking / carrying loads on uneven surfaces and in ballast.
    • Working in ALL weather conditions.
    • Working extended hours.
    • Constant bending, twisting, stooping, standing and / or walking.
    • Regular lifting of up to 50 pounds; loads in excess of 50 pounds and which can be reduced, should be made lighter.

    NOTE:  Cranemasters is a 24/7 emergency service provider to the railroad industry and as such, our employees are subject to work outside of normal working hours including nights, weekends and/or holidays.

     

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