Groundsman/Laborer (Wichita, KS) - #20060931

R.J. Corman

Date: Nov 25, 2021
City: Wichita, KS
Contract type: Full time
R.J. Corman


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 Services is currently seeking Groundsman/Laborers for our Derailment Division in Wichita, KS.


  • Ensures working conditions are safe and that proper PPE is being used as job duties require.

  • Throwing blocks

  • Pulling winch cables

  • Assisting in the rigging of machinery

  • Safely drive commercial and non-commercial company vehicles to and from job sites

  • Follow DOT regulations; ensuring proper permits and driving regulations are followed.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment

  • Utilization of powered and unpowered hand tools

  • Facility maintenance to include:

  • Cleaning

  • Repairing

  • Landscaping

  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • Live within 45 minutes of the shop.

  • Possess a current CDL A and DOT medical card - preferred.

  • Extensive travel is required.

Specialized or Technical Knowledge, or Education and Experience: Prefer previous construction experience and/or mechanical aptitude. Safety conscious with high regard to other employees working with and near equipment. Must be a team player and willing to learn all phases of job requirements. Will require being away from home for extended periods.

Physical Requirements: Mobility to participate in frequent, regular travel required among all derailment company, customer and supplier locations; lifting of up to 50 pounds in the performance of duties. Agility to navigate into confined spaces if necessary.

Environmental Conditions: Performs duties in multiple environments including outside construction project settings, in and around moving vehicles and equipment. Exposure to weather elements; must wear appropriate PPE required for the project site.

Benefits: R.J Corman Railroad Group, LLC is committed to providing its employees and their families with quality benefits. R.J Corman offers health, dental, vision, voluntary short term disability, voluntary long term disability, voluntary life insurance, voluntary accident insurance, voluntary hospital indemnity insurance, voluntary identity theft protection, and flexible spending account benefits to all full-time employees. Other non-health benefits include paid holidays, paid time off, the Employee Assistance Program and a 401K retirement savings plan.

R.J Corman Railroad is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to a safe and drug free work place. R.J Corman performs pre-employment criminal background checks and substance abuse testing which includes a hair and urine drug tests to detects the presence of illegal drugs. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping R.J Corman a safe and drug free company.

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