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Railroad Conductor / Engineer

Company: Seminole Gulf Railway LP
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Seminole Gulf Railway LP is a small family owned and operated Class III shortline railroad in sunny southwest Florida.Job SummarySeminole Gulf Railway is looking for experienced dual certified freight Engineers / Conductors who do a great job of efficiently servicing our customers while placing rail cars in various locations to facilitate loading and unloading of materials, and makeup/breakdown trains in our rail yards.Candidates selected for this position will cover Fort Myers, Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, Arcadia, and Sarasota, FL locations. Reporting location is currently in Fort Myers, FL.ResponsibilitiesEnsure compliance with all train orders, signals, railroad and safety rules and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulationsBe able to safely perform all job responsibilitiesInspect all equipment on cars prior to departuresReceive and transmit information by radio and telephoneRead and understand bulletins, work orders, and switch listsAssist with the coupling and uncoupling of cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hosesWork with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of cars; delivers excellent customer service by identifying customer needs and meeting or exceeding expectationsReview instructions from dispatchers and other transportation employees, and discuss with locomotive engineerMinimum Qualifications21 years of age or olderHigh School Diploma/GEDAt least two years verifiable work experienceRequirementsWork safelyWork hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift workMust pass a background screeningMust pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug and physical capabilities testBenefitsPosition pays into Railroad RetirementPaid weekly (every Friday) via Direct Deposit for the prior weeks' time.Benefit Programs offered on a pre-tax basis per IRS regulations2 weeks paid Vacation will be provided and accrued each year after first year of employment.6 paid Sick Days available annually. Unused Sick Days do not roll over into new calendar year.Optional AFLAC insurance plans offered 100% employee paid.Participation in Simple IRA plan (Wells Fargo) under which company matches up to 3% of employee's salary contributions (employee may contribute more than 3%)Company will pay 70% of employee's health insurance premium and if selected 50% of employee's family coverage (currently 4 Florida Blue plans are offered)Guardian Dental, Guardian Vision, and LifeLock Identity Theft Protection are 100% employee paid offered plans.Company will pay 100% of long-term disability insurance and term life insurance premiums at the Class 1-02 level of coverage - $25,000 (Guardian).10 paid Holidays - we generally follow the Federal Holiday Schedule - dates may vary. Holidays may be banked for later times based on business demands.We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $24.00 per hourBenefits:Dental insuranceEmployee assistance programHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offRetirement planVision insuranceSchedule:12 hour shiftMonday to FridaySupplemental Pay:Signing bonusLanguage:English (Required)License/Certification:Conductor / Engineer Certification (Required)Work Location: One location

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