Iowa Northern Railway Company


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Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

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Iowa Northern Railway

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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 11-10-2014

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.

Iowa Northern Railway operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Dispatcher must be available to work outside of a traditional work week, including weekends and holidays and must be capable of working independently. The work location for this position will be in Greene, IA. Dispatchers are subject to random alcohol and drug testing per the Federal Railroad Administration Guidelines.

Posted 11-10-2014