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12-07-2021 TRAIN DISPATCHER – WATERLOO, IOWA

Position Requirements:

Train Dispatchers are 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.  Shift will be primarily 2nd and 3rd and include weekends and holidays.

 

For more information on The Iowa Northern or to complete an application

online please visit https://www.iowanorthern.com​.

 

Interested applicants can also submit an application to jobs@iowanorthern.com

or fax application to 319-232-1996, or mail to: Human Resources, Iowa Northern

Railway Company, 201 Tower Park Drive, Suite 300, Waterloo, IA 50701.

11-22-2021 TRAIN CONDUCTOR – INCLUDES HIRING BONUS AND RELOCATION PACKAGE

INCLUDES HIRING BONUS AND RELOCATION PACKAGE

Position requirements:

Duties include climbing ladders, boarding freight cars, operating track switches, inspecting cars and using radio communication 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.  Work locations for this position include Waterloo, Shell Rock and Manly, IA.

 

For more information on The Iowa Northern or to complete an application online please visit

https://www.iowanorthern.com

 

Interested applicants should submit application to jobs@iowanorthern.com or fax application to 319-232-1996,or mail to:

Human Resources

Iowa Northern Railway Company,

201 Tower Park Drive, Suite 300,

Waterloo, IA 50701

 

Competitive salary and benefits package included.  E/O/E

11-22-2021 Track Laborer/Machine Operator Maintenance of Way

The Track Laborer is a member of a crew responsible for maintaining, repairing, and replacing rails, ties, switches, and ballast, using hang tools and operating heavy equipment. 

Position involves performing heavy work (frequently 34%-66%), lifting up to 100 pounds; frequent or constant (67%-100%) lifting/carrying of up to 50 pounds.  Eye-hand coordination as well as ability to grasp.  Able to operate common and specialized hand tools in performing assigned tasks.  Must be able to stand for long periods of time; walking about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for longer distances; maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or moving about on uneven and/or slippery ground or equipment. 

The location of work performed (out-of-doors) and the tools and material used in the surrounding work-place, expose the incumbent to the following conditions on a regular basis:  weather, noise (from air compressors and other noisy equipment), vibrations (from air hammers and other power equipment), dust, pollen (seasonal exposure to ragweed and other vegetation). 

High school graduate or equivalent required.  Must have a valid driver’s license with no more than 3 violations in the last 3 years and no major violations (i.e. reckless operations or D.U.I.’s)  Pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen required. 

E/O/E 

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Iowa Northern Railway Company is “ALL Aboard” for safety, great customer service, and excellent operations. We are headquartered in Waterloo, Iowa. We also have offices, repair and maintenance shops, and yard facilities in Manly, Greene, and Waterloo.

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