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Immediate Job Opportunities:
Train Conductor - Eastern Iowa : Duties include climbing ladders, boarding freight cars, operating track switches, inspecting cars and using radio communications to control train movement. Applicant must be able to push, pull, lift and carry up to 25 pounds frequently; up to 50 pounds occasionally; and, up to 85 pounds infrequently. Applicant must have good balance to regularly step on and off equipment and work from ladders to perform various tasks. Position involves extensive walking, sitting, standing and stooping. Conductors work outdoors in all weather conditions and frequently at elevations more than 12´ above ground. Conductors do not work a standard 40-hour work week.Train crews are always on-call, to include weekends and holidays. The primary work location for this position will be in Greene, IA; however, conductors may also report for duty in Shell Rock or Manly, IA. Posted 1-08-2016
Interested applicants should submit application to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax application to 319-297-6005, or mail to: Human Resources, Iowa Northern Railway Company, 305 Second St. SE, Suite 400, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401. Competitive salary and benefits package included. E/O/E
Dispatcher: Responsible for receiving and transmitting track warrants, messages, compiling information, directing train movements, preparing reports and scheduling crews. In addition the successful applicant will perform car accounting and clerical duties. Applicants must be able to operate computer devices and auxiliary equipment. Qualified candidates will be required to pass rules exams. Dispatchers must be able to identify and distinguish colors displayed on a video monitor and video display in order to read track labels, switch indicator lights and other safety sensitive indications.
Applicants should have superior interpersonal and analytical skills, be able to speak clearly, read and understand operating and safety rules, exercise good judgment, analyze problems and take corrective action. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong aptitude for utilizing information systems and thrive in a fast-paced, pressure-filled work environment with changing priorities. Multi-tasking is a must.
Dispatchers do not work a standard 40-hour work week. Shifts are varied and include weekends and holidays.Posted 1-15-2016