HTEC Track Laborer
Holland Company - United States

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The HTEC Track Laborer will work as a member of a crew to install new railroad track, maintain existing track and right-of-way.


Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Participate in group discussions including unit meetings, job briefings, safety meetings or process reviews

  • Remove and replace track and track components (e.g. ties, rails, bars, etc.)

  • Replace or repair track switches with specific components

  • Slide and align tie plates

  • Drill holes through rails for insertion of bolts and tighten or loosen bolts at joints that hold ends or rails together

  • Cut rails to specific lengths

  • Receive instructions, requests, orders, and information

  • Adjust, lift and roll rails

  • Sort track material for loading and unloading

  • Install and repair street and railroad crossings

  • Cut brush and vegetation from the right-of-way

  • Spray switches, angle bars and joints with oil for lubrication

  • Install and remove rail anchors with hand tools

  • Drive spikes with a spike maul

  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries

  • Ability to walk on uneven surfaces

  • Ability to climb in and out of various equipment

  • Heavy work, lifting up to 70 pounds occasionally, up to 100 pounds on a rare basis

  • Stoop / bend / kneel / crouch / balance / climb on an occasional basis

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

  • Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis

  • Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, safety-toe boots, and safety glasses

  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work

  • Outside work experience (e.g. construction, heavy equipment operation, farming, landscaping)

  • Must be willing to travel extensively via ground, air and rail

  • Complete annual training and pass safety and track worker rules examinations

  • Must pass all required assessments

  • Able to successfully complete drug screen, background check and fit for duty test

  • 18 years of age or older

Wage Type: Hourly