Road & Rail Services
  • Vance, AL, USA
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, 401k, Paid Weekly, Annual Bonus, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Job Title: Switchman

Location: Vance AL.

Schedule: 1st shift

Starting pay: $17.00 per hour

Position Summary:

As part of an award winning team in the logistics industry, you will perform the essential functions required in directing movements of rolling stock to include operations of Locomotives. Assemble and disassemble blocks of rail cars according to customer requirements. An associate designated as a "Lead Switchman" must be qualified to operate as a Locomotive Engineer.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Comply with all industry, customer and company safety regulations and operating procedures
  • Perform general railroad switching duties such as: couple and uncouple of cars, operate switches/derails, apply hand brakes, make minor repairs to railcars, including replacement of air hoses and knuckles, etc:
  • Judge and control speed of cars, distance of tracks and clearance points to safely move railcars and rolling stock
  • Receive and communicate instructions via hand signals, radio, speech and written instructions
  • Perform general maintenance and housekeeping duties as required by Management

What's Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED or Ability
  • Qualified associate must meet requirement of CFR 49 part 240, Qualification and Certification of Locomotive Engineer
  • Must possess and demonstrate appropriate mechanical aptitude, as determined by the facility manager, to successfully perform the tasks associated with designated classification
  • Safety first mentality
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Able to meet attendance requirements
  • A team work, can do attitude and willing to learn
  • Valid state driver's license

We appreciate and encourage our associates to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want our associates to play a key role in growing our business. With our locations across North America, there are opportunities to grow with our Company. Apply Now!

We Offer:

  • A Full Benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K, Short/Long Term Disability
  • Paid Holidays and Vacations
  • An annual Steel Toe Boot allowance
  • All Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided
  • Veteran Friendly
  • A promote from within mentality
  • and much more!

Company Overview

Established in 1987, Road & Rail Services has grown and diversified to become a leading provider of rail-related services in North America. Our network of skilled associates provides plant and terminal operating expertise as well as field maintenance of rail assets for railroads, rail shippers, and owners of rail related equipment and facilities. Visit us online at for more information!

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