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General Laborer – Track Maintenance - Florida

Company: Loram
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: General Laborer - Rail Maintenance
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Department: Operations
Reports to: Assistant Manager, Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent

GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PURPOSE:

The General Laborer – Rail Maintenance (GL) is responsible for safely and efficiently supporting crew members with the operation and maintenance of Loram’s maintenance machines, equipment, and on track vehicles in accordance to guidelines set forth by the FRA, our customers, and Loram’s rules and standard operating practices.

BONUSES: $500 paid after 3 months of continuous employment and another $500 paid after 6 months of employment!

PAY: $17.00 PER HOUR + Generous Over-Time

Time and a half is paid after 40 hours per week. Typical work hours are 12-14 hours per day and 70-75 hours per week. Hours may be longer or shorter depending on operational needs. Room for advancement: 90% of General Laborers who are employed with the company for 2 years receive a promotion in that time and 50% will have received at least 2 promotions. 

Loram offers medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, 401K with 150% match up to 6%, and many other great benefits! Loram pays for hotel/motel rooms and all work-related travel to and from the job site (flights, buses, etc.). Per diem is not offered. Employees are responsible for all personal expenses including, but not limited to food, phone and laundry. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to travel 100% of the time, including international, using any method of transportation
  • Must be able to perform physically strenuous work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Work will require extended time away from home.
  • Must be available to work irregular hours, including holidays, weekends, days and nights for long periods of time.
  • Can tolerate variable and sometimes extreme physical conditions during visits or inspections of company equipment in a railroad environment
  • Ability to apply high levels of cognitive, analytical, retention and reasoning skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience: 1+ years demonstrated technical skills; mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and/or machine operations.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This position is considered a safety sensitive role. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Can stand, sit, walk, reach, balance, stoop, kneel for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift tools and equipment of 75lbs or greater
  • Can hang onto grab irons or ladders, sometimes for extended periods of time
  • Can see up close, distances, colors and has use of peripheral vision and depth perception

If you apply for this position, the beginning stages of communication will be conducted via email. Please check your email regularly.

REV 5.11.2021

Keywords: Loram, Gainesville , General Laborer – Track Maintenance - Florida, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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