Switchman - Pensacola, Florida Job at Rescar Companies, Pensacola, FL

  • Rescar Companies
  • Pensacola, FL

Job Description

Start your new career today!  Join Rescar's rapidly-growing rail maintenance organization, with over 50 years in the industry!

RESCAR is rapidly growing and searching for switching and track personnel to fill open positions in Pensacola, Florida.

What You'll Do:

  • Read and follow switching instructions/lists indicating track assignments and cars to be switched.
  • Operating Locomotive/Trackmobile between service tracks and switching areas
  • Signal locomotive/Tackmobile operators to start or stop trains when coupling or uncoupling cars, using hand signals, lanterns, or two-way radio communication
  • Observe signals from other crewmembers so that work activities can be coordinated
  • Inspect couplings, air hoses, and handbrakes to ensure that they are securely fastened and functioning properly
  • Inspect tracks, cars, and engines for defects, report service needs and make sure they are corrected before operation
  • Repair/replace heavy couplings, broken knuckles, and air brake hoses using hand tools

What You'll Need:

  • 1-3 years working with freight car switching or similar field
  • Mechanical aptitude required
  • Continuous mental and visual attention is required to perform duties (such as working around heavy and moving equipment), involving repetitive or diversified work requiring constant alertness or activity, required
  • Ability to travel up to 20% out-of-state.
  • The desire to work hard for potential to grow with a great company!

What You'll Enjoy:

  • Competitive base wages, starting at up to $23 per hour with experience
  • Opportunity to increase your base wage through skills assessments and certifications
  • Weekly pay!
  • Vacation days + eight paid holidays 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability and Life Insurance coverage; 401K plan; Supplemental Life, Long Term Disability, Critical Care, Hospitalization, and Accident coverage

Rescar Companies is a privately held company that offers maintenance services to companies that own and/or lease rail rolling stock. These services are provided from Rescar's nationwide network of 40+ service locations in the United States, either at fixed facilities or from our mobile field services centers.

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