Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

  • AM Carman

    Job Locations US-AZ-WILLIAMS
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-16452
    Category
    Railway Operations
  • Overview

    The AM Carman is responsible for inspecting, running repairs and servicing the GCR in-service passenger cars in compliance with Federal train movement instructions, train signals, and railroad rules and regulations to make up and supervise the movement of passenger and freight trains.


     


     

    Responsibilities


    • Fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values.

    • Visually inspect machinery or equipment to determine if it meets minimum requirements of operation and customer service levels.

    • Perform air brake tests as required by U.S. Dept. of Transportation—Federal Railroad Admin Power Brake Law, Arizona Corporation Commission Regulations, General Code of Operating Rules, and company rules.

    • Works as needed to facilitate switching the locomotives and passenger cars in yard limits.

    • Change brake shoes on passenger car trucks as necessary.

    • Works at the Mechanical Maintenance Shop on heavy repairs and rebuilding of passenger cars as needed.

    • Operate various designs of manual track switches (e.g., variable, spring) and derail in order to change the route of the engine or cars within yards or on the road.

    • Check switch points to make sure switch is properly aligned.

    • Observe/monitor track conditions such as broken rails, defective switches, defective signals, track obstructions, weather-related problems, etc. Also observe/monitor railroad right-of-way, passing trains, vehicular traffic at crossings, position of switches, etc.

    • Provide an accurate and legible accounting of all hours worked for the Hours of Service log.

    • Maintains flexibility in carrying out daily job duties, organize and manage multiple priorities and tasks.

    • Safely operate sky track and other equipment.

    • Communicate clearly with all levels of staff or customers especially relating to safety issues or when controlling emergency situations.

    • Uses proper communication etiquette while using hand-held radio.

    • Understands written material, including equipment operating instructions, safety and first aid instructions, SDS sheets and manufacturer’s manuals.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:



    • Possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License and comply with Xanterra/GCR Vehicle Policy.


     


    Preferred Qualifications:



    • Previous railroad experience.

    • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) language skills a plus.

    • Previous experience in mechanical or in construction trades such as; carpentry, plumbing, electrical, welding etc.


     


    Basic Competencies:



    • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications, follow detailed directions).

    • Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

    • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions).

    • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills).

    • Basic mechanical aptitude.


     


     


     


    Employment Conditions:



    • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries.

    • Work in all inclement weather conditions.

    • Work safely to ensure company equipment is secure.

    • Wear protective equipment as required by the job duties.

    • Work in confined spaces.

    • Completes training and certification programs as required by the position. Training may include but is not limited to; Blue Signal, GCOR, Sky Track/Forklift, Defensive Driving, Sustainability, Respiratory Protection & General Safety.

    • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, on-call, and various shift work as needed.


     


    Physical Requirements:


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:



    • Frequently standing, walking, handling, reaching outward, reaching above shoulder, climbing, crawling, squatting/kneeling, bending/stooping lifting/carrying up to 50lbs, and pushing/pulling up to 25lbs. Twisting, using eye/hand coordination, manual dexterity, using wrist motion, and ascending and descending ladder.

    • Occasionally sitting, lifting/carrying up to 100lbs, and pushing/pulling up to 100lbs.

    • Constantly listening, hearing, seeing, and speaking.

    • Will be required to stand and walk for long periods of time on cement floors and to occasionally walk on uneven surfaces and onboard moving equipment.

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