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Railroad Conductor/Laborer

H&K Group

Location: Birdsboro, PA 19508
Type: Full-Time, Permanent, Non-Remote
Posted on: March 1, 2024
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Railroad Conductor/Laborer
Job Locations US-PA-Birdsboro
ID 2024-2352
Category Quarry
Type Regular Full-Time
Parent Company H&K Group, Inc.
Birdsboro Quarry , a division of the H&K Group, Inc., is seeking a Railroad Conductor/Laborer to c oordinate the operation of railroad locomotives, cars, and switching procedures in a safe and responsible manner, and support general labor activities in the yard to achieve daily production goals. The ideal candidate is motivated, energetic, interested and engaged in learning new skills, and carries out work safely.
Why work for H&K Group, Inc.?
• Competitive salary commensurate with experience
• 100% Company-paid Health Benefits
• 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
• Tuition reimbursement programs available to qualifying employees for approved programs
• Additional training programs including on the job, online through H&K Academy, manufacturer offered training, and more
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Performs all work according to MSHA, FRA, BMHK RR, and H&K Safety policies
• Moves levers and depresses pedals to control operation, function and movement of machinery
• Feels and listens to operate equipment most efficiently
• Cleans equipment as needed
• Ensures equipment is safely and securely parked and stored
• Maintains equipment by greasing properly and checking fluids daily (oils, coolant, fuel level)
• Performs daily checks on equipment to ensure proper operating condition
• Must perform daily work place safety exam if Brakeman/utility is not available
• Notifies General Foreman of Railroad Operations of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
• O ther duties as assigned
Required Skills, Education, and Experience
• Prior railroad experience • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered
• Training available based on balance of technical skills/experience, focus on safety, learning agility, and time management
• Verbal and written communication skills
• Problem solving and prioritization skills
• Basic computer skills
• Ability to fit test & utilize appropriate PPE as needed
• Ability to meet physical requirements (movement, lifting, as relevant to job)
Preferred Skills, Education, and Experience
• High school diploma or equivalent (such as the GED) from an accredited educational institution
• Machinery knowledge
• Experience operating heavy equipment • Strong preference for Loader operation experience
• Experience working in a quarry, rail yard, heavy civil construction, or other outdoor industrial setting
• MSHA, FRA, and/or BMHKK RR or other relevant safety certification or experience
Physical Demands
• Regularly required to • Stand
• Walk
• Frequently required to • Sit
• Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
• Reach with hands and arms
• T alk or hear
• Occasionally required to l ift and/or move up to 100 pounds
• Specific vision abilities include • Distance
• Peripheral
• Depth perception
Work Environment
• Regularly exposed to: • Outside weather conditions
• Vibration
• Moving parts
• Frequently exposed to f umes and airborne particles
• Noise level is usually loud
Birdsboro Quarry (formerly Birdsboro Materials) has been a regional leader in the production of high-quality construction aggregate since it opened for business in 2000. Considered one of H&K Group, Inc.’s (H&K’s) largest surface mining operations, Birdsboro Quarry is steeped in mining history with earliest operations dating to the 1920’s. Since this time and most recently under H&K’s ownership, the quarry operation has become a model of modern construction aggregate operations, production and both conventional as well as rail freight transportation and delivery.
The H&K Group, Inc. provides complete heavy civil contracting and construction materials solutions with safety, speed, quality, efficiency, and value. Beginning as a small family business a half century ago, we are now a dynamic group of vertically integrated companies that has been growing and prospering for over 50 years.
Thank you for your interest in employment with H&K Group, Inc. At H&K, we invest in our people, providing the essential training, instruction, and supervisory support that they need to develop and grow within our company. We acknowledge that H&K’s strength and success is directly related to our employees and the talents, dedication, and job performance they exemplify. We seek dynamic, motivated people who are driven to make a difference.
H&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.
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100% Company-Paid Health Benefits !
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