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Signal Foreman

Company: Herzog
Location: Boulder
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Overview: Founded in 1969, Herzog is headquartered in St. Joseph, Missouri, with a satellite office in Fort Worth, Texas.Over the course of our 50+ year history, Herzog has become a national leader in the construction, operations and maintenance of commuter rail, light rail, streetcar, and freight rail projects.We believe our culture is at the heart of our existence. It is that belief which empowers every member of our professional family to act with purpose and passion as they advance their career throughout their personal pursuit of excellence.Backed by over five decades of experience, Herzog delivers exceptional customer service and elite results.Our success is the outcome of our relentless pursuit of excellence, our passion for our customers, safety without compromise, and a deep-rooted belief in the power of team.We invite you to join us on our journey to excellence as we work to be better today than yesterday and better tomorrow than today.Herzog Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking aSignal ForemaninMissoula, MT to join our team. The position of the Signal Foreman is a supervisory position responsible for overseeing and directing crews, that perform physical labor at railroad signal projects. In addition to supervising in the installation and repair of railroad signal and communication structures and components.Duties and Responsibilities:*This is a non-exhaustive overview of the job duties for this position.

  • Oversees in the installation and repair of railroad signal and communication structures and components.
  • Ensure the overall supervision of all onboard crew members. This includes job instructions, training, evaluations and accident investigations when necessary.
  • Construct forms and foundations for signal equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Supervises and assists in the installation of signal/communication structures and components.
  • Lubricate moving parts on mechanical equipment such as switch machines.
  • Set up barricades to isolate potentially dangerous situations.
  • Prepare and paint signal equipment.
  • Install, inspect, test, repair, and maintain signal, train control, and electrical equipment.
  • Provide contractor support as directed.
  • Load and unload supplies, dig holes and trenches for cable, climb poles and signal masts. Handle cable and wire to make electrical connections.
  • Use non-power tools (shovels, picks, axes, sledgehammers); high precision measuring tools (micrometers, voltmeters, amp meters, recorders); hand tools (screwdrivers, wrenches, pliers, tape measurers); power tools (drills, wrenches, power saws).
  • Cleans and maintains work areas.
  • Regular and consistent engagement, participation and promotion of Herzogs Culture and its essential behaviors are a requirement for this position
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Be on-call and prepared to travel at moments notice.
  • Other duties as assigned.Travel Requirements:Travel is required with time away from home.Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Employees will have 45 calendar days (from date of hire) to obtain a Commercial Learners Permit and 120 calendar days (from date of hire) to obtain a Class A CDL license, if not already obtained.
    • Preferred railroad experience or construction labor, farming, landscaping, etc.
    • Preferred past electrical/communication background.
    • Mechanical comprehension and experience interpreting schematics and diagrams preferred.
    • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
    • Good communication skills and the ability to work well with others.
    • Must provide steel toe boots (safety vest, glasses and hardhat provided).
    • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.
    • Must be reliable, organized, and flexible.
    • Must submit daily activity logs
    • Ability to work on a computer daily to complete tasks.
    • Communicate effectively, both orally and written.
    • Experience with Word and Excel.
    • Basic email etiquette
    • Company provides required Personal Protective Equipment including a Safety Boots Allowance Program.Pre-Employment Requirements:
      • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
      • Maintain valid drivers license and endorsements as required per position.
      • Pass pre-employment DOT physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position.
        • This position requires you to pass and maintain a DOT medical evaluation to drive a Herzog commercial vehicle.
        • Must successfully pass color/vision examinations as required by the position.
        • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.Physical Requirements:The physical demands described below must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this role. This position will be physically demanding at times. This is a non-exhaustive overview of the physical requirements for this position.
          • Regularly lift up to 100 pounds.
          • Lift and transfer weight up to 70 pounds for a distance of up to 100 feet.
          • Work in extreme all-weather conditions; uneven surfaces; safety sensitive work environment.
          • Able to walk on uneven surfaces up to 1 mile.
          • Regularly ascend and descend an 18 step ladder with up to 25 pounds. Frequently climb on/off equipment.
          • Regularly push/pull with a body force of up to 50 pounds.
          • Use hands to regularly grasp or squeeze wrenches, switches requiring force up to 60 pounds.
          • Must successfully pass color/vision examinations as required by the position.
          • Must be able to hear and distinguish auditory signals.
          • Able to work in conditions with loud noise; work on/around heavy/moving machinery.
          • Regularly kneel, bend, squat while transferring up to 25 pounds of weight.
          • Regularly sit and stand for an extended period of time.
          • Work in a confined access/space environment as narrow as 18 inches.Safety:Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all.Benefits:Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.Why Herzog:Led by our beliefs and executed through our behaviors, at Herzog we build upon each others contributions by collaborating to make great things possible.When you join Herzog, we give you the ability and authority to do the same. We will help you take charge of your 20 square feet in a manner that you will facilitate your growth and advancement as a person, as a member of our professional family and in your career.If you are interested in joining our team, scroll to the top of the page and click Apply to start your application.It is the policy of Herzog Technologies, Inc. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.Required
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Keywords: Herzog, Bozeman , Signal Foreman, Other , Boulder, Montana

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