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*Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package

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.  The primary work location for this position will be in Waterloo, IA; however, conductors may also report for duty in Shell Rock or Manly, IA.

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

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Position requirements:

This position is responsible for cleaning and housekeeping of all assigned areas in or around Bryant Yard. Assisting with servicing and maintaining diesel locomotives in accordance with federal and company regulations.  Help with testing, inspecting and properly assisting with equipment and machinery.

Applicant must be able to work on and around heavy and moving machinery.  Bend, walk, stand and sit for extended periods.  Perform heavy work, lifting/carrying of up to 50 pounds, climbing, balancing skills, stooping, squatting, kneeling and overhead work.  Responsible for performing duties and working hours as scheduled, including overtime, holidays, nights, weekends and travel as necessary.

The location of work performed (frequently 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, heat (from locomotives), water (from snow, ice and locomotive cleaning operations), oil, grease, and battery acid, noise (from machinery) and fumes.  The job requires the individual to follow standard safety procedures, be alert, and take necessary precautions (e.g., wearing/using protective clothes and equipment) to avoid possible injuries.

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.

Competitive pay rate and benefits package included.  E/O/E

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If you have issues with our online application, mail completed applications to:

201 Tower Park Dr.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Or email completed to Jobs@iowanorthern.com

Or fax to 319-232-1996

If there are any questions please call 319-297-6000.


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