RJ Corman Railroad Group Train Conductor - Central Kentucky Line in Lexington, Kentucky


R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC serves all seven North American major railroads, many regional and short line railroads and dozens of industries having rail. Services include owning and operating eleven short lines, providing emergency rail services associated with derailments and natural disasters, switching, track construction, track material distribution, signal design/construction, building switching locomotives and operating a dinner train.

Supervise train crews on a freight train and coordinate switch engine crews. Place cars to facilitate loading and unloading and the makeup and breakdown on trains in a rail yard, industrial plant, or similar location.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
  • Review instructions from dispatchers and yardmasters, and discuss with train crew
  • Inspect all equipment on cars prior to departures
  • Receive and transmit information by radio and telephone
  • Read and understand bulletins, work orders, and switch lists
  • Assist and instruct train crews to couple and uncouple cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to rail cars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hoses
  • Work with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of cars
Minimum Requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Outside work experience
  • Experience working varying shift schedules
  • Experience operating heavy equipment is a plus

Physical Requirements

  • Medium to heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 83 pounds on a rare basis
  • Ride on the outside of rail equipment for long periods of time
  • Walk long distances over uneven terrain

Employment Conditions

  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
  • Wear protective equipment including hearing protection, safety-toe boots, or safety glasses
  • Work hours include up to a 12 hour work day, and various shift work, (night, weekend, Holidays etc..)
  • Complete annual training and pass safety operating rules examination
  • Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol
  • Must pass all required assessments
  • Must pass a background screening


Date Posted: 3/13/2018

Location: Central KY Lines RR Main Office

City: Lexington

State: KY

Category: Laborer

HR Company: RJ Corman Railroad Co/Central Kentucky Lines LLC