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Heavy Equipment Operator/Laborer (Nicholasville, KY)

Company: R.J. Corman
Location: Nicholasville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


R. J. Corman Railroad serves all seven North American major railroads, many regional and short line railroads and dozens of industries having rail. Services include owning and operating eleven short lines, providing emergency rail services associated with derailments and natural disasters, switching, track construction, track material distribution, signal design/construction, building switching locomotives and operating a dinner train.

R.J. Corman Railroad Services is currently seeking Full-time Heavy Equipment Operators/Laborers for our Nicholasville Division in Nicholasville, KY.

Accountability: Operates and performs preventative maintenance and minor repair on heavy equipment. Operation and equipment knowledge at a well-developed level is required. Safely drive and operate CDL-A required vehicles while following DOT regulations.


* Operates Heavy or Specialized equipment. (i.e. Rubber Tire Loader, Trackhoe, Dozer, Backhoe, Crane, etc.)
* Demonstrate experienced operation and equipment knowledge.
* Performs preventative maintenance on heavy or specialized equipment.
* May assist with supervision of small crew as necessary.
* Maintains proper equipment appearance and cleanliness.
* May perform labor duties as needed.
* Communicates with supervisor throughout the job process.
* Basic mechanical knowledge to troubleshoot simple mechanical failures.
* Practices safe working habits.
* Ensures working conditions are safe and that proper PPE is being used as job duties require.
* Safely drive, operate, and maintain CDL A required vehicles and equipment.
* Follow DOT regulations; ensuring proper permits and driving regulations are followed.

Minimum Requirements

* Live within 45 minutes of the shop
* Possess a current CDL-A and DOT medical card.
* Extensive travel is required.

FMCSA Clearinghouse registration is required for CDL candidates in order to provide electronic consent for pre-employment queries.

Registration can be completed at

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