Heavy Equipment Operator/Laborer

  1. Pittsburgh,PA
  2. Feb 23, 2018
  3. Skilled Trades : General Skilled Trades

RJ Corman Railroad Services is hiring for a Heavy Equipment Operator/Laborer job in Pittsburgh,PA

R.J. Corman Railroad Services is currently seeking Heavy Equipment Operator/Laborers for their Pittsburgh Division in Meadow Lands, PA.

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 (665 West Pike St Meadow Lands, PA 15347).
  • Possess a current CDL A and DOT medical card.
  • Extensive travel is required.

Physical Requirements: Mobility to participate in frequent travel to and from the project location; ability to operate heavy equipment; lifting of up to 100 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.

If you are interested in joining our team of Railroad professionals, click “apply now” to begin your online application!

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