Job Postings 

Red River Valley & Western Railroad

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Carman


Inspect, troubleshoot, maintain and repair railroad freight cars in a timely manner in accordance with RRVW, American Association of Railroads (AAR) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) standards.  AWS certified is preferred but not required.  Must have a strong work ethic and desire to be part of a team that takes pride in our safety, quality, and customers.  Must be knowledgeable of operation of various power tools.  Ability to frequently climb up and down ladders along with frequent lifting, pushing and pulling.  Must possess a valid driver's license and be insurable to drive company vehicles.  Must be 18 years of age or older.  Employment is subject to pre-employment physical, drug test and background check.

 

Hours:  Morning Shift / Afternoon Shift

 

RRVW offers a competitive wage and excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision insurance and an industry leading incentive compensation package.

 

Interested? 

  • Fill out application found online or contact

Bev Jaehning

Manager, Human Resources

Red River Valley & Western Railroad Company

PO Box 608

Wahpeton, North Dakota 58074

bev.jaehning@rrvw.net

Phone:  (701) 642-8257

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Job Postings 

Red River Valley & Western Railroad

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Transportation Specialist


Supervisor        Manager - Transportation                                               

Location           Breckenridge, MN                                                          

Starting Date    Open                                                                                                      

Salary Range     $20.97 - $29.53/hr* - based on experience and qualifications

*         Position may be subject to 90-day probationary period and rate

This position will be represented by the SMART Union

Hours          

Must be able to respond to a call for service at any time within a 24-hour day, including weekends and holidays and an occasional overnight stay may be required.                

 

JOB OBJECTIVE  

To work as a contributing member of a train crew (either as an operator of a locomotive or as a conductor/brakeman); switching freight cars and making up trains in yards or on-line.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent of.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently and with other.
  • Must possess good communication skills.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and desires to be part of a team that takes pride in our safety, quality and customers.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and must be insurable to drive company vehicles.
  • Good color vision is required for engineer certification.
  • Must be able to pass required examinations, read and understand safety instructions, book of rules, regulations, timetables, bulletins, waybills, placards, and other written or printed material of all railroads operating over.
  • Must successfully complete engineer qualification and promotion when required.  Previously certified engineers must also provide proof of safe work record as required by 49 CFR 240 from their former employer.
  • Required outdoor work in all types of weather conditions, walking distances on railroad roadbeds, inspecting freight cars, coupling air hoses, climbing ladders, replacing or repairing broken equipment.
  • Position is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
  • List of physical skills required for this position and a more detailed list of principal accountabilities may be obtained from Bev Jaehning, HR Manager

Interested? 

  • Fill out application found online or contact

Bev Jaehning

Manager, Human Resources

Red River Valley & Western Railroad Company

PO Box 608

Wahpeton, North Dakota 58074

bev.jaehning@rrvw.net

Phone:  (701) 642-8257



       

Click HERE to obtain a PDF copy of our job application form. 

Application can be returned to our Human Resources Department at PO Box 608, Wahpeton, ND 58074, emailed to bev.jaehning@rrvw.net or faxed to 701-642-3534.

 

Red River Valley & Western Railroad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


 

 


 

Thank you for making RRVW a remarkable success!

Customer Satisfaction, it's what we do!

Responsive Rail Service through teamwork, dedication, and outstanding service!

Safe, Dependable and Cost Efficient Transportation.

Check out our great benefits package!