LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER/CONDUCTORIowa Pacific Holdings, LLC- Chicago Terminal RailroadLocation: Elk Grove Village, ILStatus: Seasonal/Temporary Company InformationIowa Pacific Holdings, LLC (IPH) is a holding company for a series of freight and passenger railroads across the country. This position is for a Locomotive Engineer and/or Conductor for our Chicago Terminal Railroad located in Elk Grove Village, IL. The ideal candidate would be a qualified locomotive engineer/conductor and be willing to travel. Primary Activities and Responsibilities· Perform daily locomotive inspections· Conduct the movement of rail cars and train movements; using lantern, hand and/or flag signals or radio to indicate when to start, stop, back-up or set or release air brakes, in accordance with railroad rules and regulations.· Prepare required daily reports; switch lists – manually or with a computer.· Apply knowledge of territory, including terrain, grades, curves, and grade crossings, in order to give prescribed warning signals and to otherwise operate the train in a safe manner.· Act as the main point of contact to Dispatch and other yard workers to issue and receive information concerning stops, delays, switching, etc.· Interpret wayside signals, track warrants and bulletins, and railroad rules and regulations to operate locomotive, following safety rules and regulations and time schedule.· Provide assistance in maintaining infrastructure at railroad facilities and along tracks.· Other duties as assigned. Qualifications· High School Diploma or equivalent.· Certified Conductor and Engineer.· 3 years of experience on a railroad is preferred.· Experience with crossing signal maintenance is a plus.· Must be able to read and comprehend written safety rules, procedure and safety manuals, government regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, memos and other work-related information.· Must be able to work all hours including nights, holidays, and weekends.· Must be able to pass training and required testing.· Willingness to travel, a plus.· Able to think and act quickly in responding to emergency and non-emergency situations.· Excellent oral and written communication skills.· Must be able to handle medium to heavy work; lift up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 80 pounds on a rare basis.· Must be able to stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb and work in confined areas Additional Information· Applicant must be currently authorized to work permanently in the United States· Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background checkMust meet color vision requirements as described in the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Regulations
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