The Trackman is a physically demanding position responsible for ensuring the track, bridgework, and railroad right-of-way are in good repair to provide safe and efficient railroad operations for passengers and employees.
Responsibilities Fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values. Responsible for ensuring the railroad right-of-way is in good repair and provide for safe and efficient railroad operations. Responsible for replacing railroad ties and rails as directed. Assists in repair of bridges and culverts where needed and as directed. Responsible for cleaning right-of-way as needed. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Must possess a valid and clear Arizona Drivers License to comply with Xanterra/GCR Vehicle Policy. Comply with FRA/ACC requirements, along with 49 CFR parts 214 Roadway Worker Safety, part 219 Drug & Alcohol Testing, and part 237 Bridge Safety Program.
Preferred Qualifications: Valid Arizona Drivers License Valid Arizona Commercial Drivers License Previous railroad experience. First Aid/CPR certification. Bilingual English/Spanish skills
Basic Competencies: Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications--both general and technical) Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions) Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills) Mechanical aptitude
Employment Conditions: Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries Works safely and efficiently to ensure company equipment is safely secured at all times. Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, respitory protection, safety-toe boots and safety glasses as required by the job duties. Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work Complete all required annual training and routine efficiency testing (49 cfr part 217.9). Comply with random testing for drugs and/or alcohol Must pass all required assessments
Environmental Conditions: Work outside in all weather conditions, , and on occasion at elevated heights. May be exposed to fumes, oils, dust on a daily basis
Physical Requirements: Heavy work, lifting and pulling up to 100 pounds and the use of hydraulic and hand tools Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/balance/climb on a regular basis. Walking long distances over uneven terrain Must meet auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection thresholds. Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat, noise and dust factors on an occasional basis
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