General Laborer - Track Maintenance
Company: Loram Maintenance of Way
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Job Title: General Laborer - Rail Maintenance
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Reports to: Assistant Manager, Superintendent or Assistant
GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PURPOSE:
If you're the best at what you do, get paid to do it and come work
at Loram. No rail experience is necessary, we will train. In this
field-based position, we are looking for people with technical
skills in mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or machine
These are very exciting times for Loram. We are proud to say we are
growing and have continued to expand our business globally. 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
BONUSES: $500 after 3 months of continuous employment and another
$500 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 and 50% will have received
at least 2 promotions.
Loram offers medical, dental and life insurance, 401K with 150%
match up to 6% of your gross income (every $1.00 you contribute,
Loram will contribute $1.50), and many other great benefits! There
is NO per diem for this position. Employees are responsible for all
personal expenses including, but not limited to food, laundry and
entertainment. Loram pays for hotel/motel rooms and all
work-related travel to and from the job site (flights, buses,
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.
Ability to apply high levels of cognitive, analytical, retention
Successful completion of a criminal background check, hair drug
physical abilities assessment and motor vehicle record.
Once a new hire, there is an expectation for a successful
completion of Loram's new hire training class and passing a DOT
physical, drug and alcohol screen.
Loram is a Federal Contractor which requires all employees to be
fully vaccinated two weeks prior to start. Individuals with
sincerely-held religious beliefs or documented medical reasons may
be eligible to be excluded from the mandatory vaccination
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
Can stand, sit, walk, reach, balance, stoop, kneel for long periods
Ability to lift tools and equipment of 75lbs or greater
Can hang onto grab irons or ladders, sometimes for extended periods
Can see up close, distances, colors and has use of peripheral
vision and depth perception
If you apply, the beginning stages of communication will be
conducted via email. Please check your email regularly. If your
skills match our requirements, the next step is to watch a
presentation video prior to a phone interview.
Loram is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities,
Females, Protected Veterans, and individuals with Disabilities.
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