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Train Carman

Company: Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel
Location: Williams
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Basic Function:

This position is responsible for night switching of railroad equipment (passenger cars, MOW equipment, & locomotives), performing: mechanical inspections, air brake tests, maintenance, repairs, and servicing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

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

--- Work safely and efficiently without injury to self, co-workers, passengers, or the public. Work safely without causing damage to property or equipment.

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

--- Perform air brake tests as required by DOT-FRA, General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR), and company rules.

--- Work as needed to facilitate switching railroad equipment.

--- Perform maintenance and repairs on railroad equipment to maintain safety and proper operating standards, as well as, maintains with proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines and hand tools normally associated with assigned job.

--- Operate various designs of manual track switches and derails in order to change the route of railroad equipment. Check switch points and derails to make sure switch or derail is properly aligned.

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

--- Comply with GCOR, train movement and switching instructions, train signals, and railroad rules and regulations to make-up and move railroad equipment.

--- Provide timely, accurate, and legible accounting of all hours for the Hours of Service record.

--- Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

--- Previous railroad experience.

--- First Aid/CPR certification.

Keywords: Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel, Phoenix , Train Carman, Other , Williams, Arizona

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