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Equipment Operator - Maintenance of Way

Company: Ellis & Eastern Department: Railroad
Location: Luverne, MN Hiring Manager: Molly J Smith
Closing Date: 10/31/2019 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Operates straight or articulated rubber-tired tractor type vehicle equipped with front mounted hydraulically powered bucket, fork lift, medium duty type section truck, back hoe wheel loader, on and off-track excavator, double axel roto on track dump truck, ballast regulator (set up for snow removal) tie crane, ballast regulator track tamper and tie inserter.

Maintain right of way.
Use different machines to accomplish railroad related tasks
Help preform maintenance on machines.
Laying out rail, tie and other track materials.
Snow removal.
Clearing vegetation.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Up to one month related experience or training.
Must have a valid driver's license. CDL class B preferred.
Must be able to qualify as valid worker under FRA standards.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.

Typical hours during Production season are 7am-7pm M-F. Typical hours during Maintenance season are 7am-3pm M-F. Saturdays are maybe once a month.
How To Apply
Concrete Materials/Sweetman/Ellis & Eastern and Rail to Road are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Apply online at or mail completed application to Sweetman Construction Co., 1500 North Sweetman Place, Box 84140, Sioux Falls, SD 57118-4140

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
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