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Tamper Operator

Company: R.J. Corman
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


R.J. Corman Railroad serves all seven North American major railroads, many regional and short line railroads and dozens of industries having rail. Services include owning and operating seventeen 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.

R.J. Corman Railroad Company is currently seeking a Tamper Operator based at its short line railroad located in Lebanon, TN and travelling frequently to other company locations.

Candidate must have experience with operating heavy equipment and be safety oriented. Previous railroad track construction experience will get preference. Drug and background screen required. Considered candidates must be willing to travel extensively.


* Operate Specialized equipment (i.e. Mark IV Tamper).
* Performs preventative maintenance on heavy or specialized equipment.
* Maintains proper equipment appearance and cleanliness.
* May perform labor duties as needed.
* Communicates with supervisor throughout the job process.
* Practices safe working habits.
* Ensures working conditions are safe and that proper PPE is being used as job duties require.
* Follow DOT regulations; ensuring proper permits and driving regulations are followed.

Minimum Requirements

* Safe and efficient operation of heavy equipment as needed.
* Railroad construction experience preferred, but not required.
* Promote a safe work environment.
* Ability to communicate well with co-workers, customers, and supervisors.
* Ability to operate power tools.
* Computer experience preferred.
* Must be mechanically inclined
* Have a working knowledge of hydraulics/electronics.

Physical Requirements: Mobility to participate in frequent travel to and from the project location; ability to operate heavy equipment; Agility to navigate into confined spaces if necessary.

Environmental Conditions: Performs duties in multiple environments including outside construction project settings, in and around moving vehicles and equipment. Exposure to weather elements; must wear appropriate PPE required for the project site.

Benefits: R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC is committed to providing its employees and their families with quality benefits effective on first day of hire. R.J. Corman offers health, dental, vision, voluntary short term disability, voluntary long term disability, voluntary life insurance, voluntary accident insurance, voluntary hospital indemnity insurance, voluntary identity theft protection, maternity leave, and flexible spending account benefits to all full-time employees. Other non-health benefits include paid holidays, paid time off, the Employee Assistance Program and a 401K retirement savings plan.

R.J. Corman Railroad Company offers participation in Railroad Retirement for individuals serving in this role.

R.J. Corman Railroad is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to a safe and drug free work place. R.J. Corman performs pre-employment criminal background checks and substance abuse testing which includes a hair and urine drug tests to detects the presence of illegal drugs. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping R.J. Corman a safe and drug free company.

Keywords: R.J. Corman, Murfreesboro , Tamper Operator, Other , Lebanon, Tennessee

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