Switch Technician I

Acumed, Inc.

Sioux City, IA


Transco Railcar Repair

Come join a team where People make the difference! As a part of Marmon Holdings, Inc., a highly decentralized organization, we rely heavily on people with the aptitude, attitude, and entrepreneurial spirit to drive our success, and we're committed to attracting and retaining top talent.

Transports trailers within a distribution center. Moves trailers between shipping and receiving as necessary to load and unload merchandise. Applies seals to loaded trailers to prepare them to exit the facility. Records trailer movement and complete yard reports.
Who we are:
Transco Railway Products, Inc. has been the leader in providing railcar maintenance and services to the railcar industry. We have earned the reputation for honesty, integrity, and superior quality which has allowed us to establish a committed customer base. Transco is part of Marmon - a strong, growing, global organization that consists of more than 100 autonomous manufacturing and service companies. Join our local team in Sioux City!

Job Description:
We are looking for a Switchman to operate locomotives to move railcars from a switch list.

Job Requirements:
  • Safely operate locomotive.
  • Regularly operates locomotive in a congested area and must use considerable caution to prevent damage to rail cars or accidents to employees.
  • Basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills required.
  • Operates switches and direct flow of cars in rail yard.
  • Experience in operating a locomotive (switch engine).
  • Maintain work area in a neat and orderly manner and report potential hazards.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds safely.
  • Able to pass drug screen and physical.
  • Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • May work in confined spaces and at heights exceeding 4 ft. off the ground with proper PPE and fall protection.
  • Close mental and visual attention required, coordinating manual dexterity with mental and visual attention for sustained periods of time.
What We Offer:
Transco strives to be the Employer of Choice. Our generous benefits package includes:
  • Benefits on Day 1
  • Medical/Dental/Vision with first in class vendors
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Company Paid Benefits: Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 4 weeks of Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Benefits
  • 401k with generous company match and additional employer annual contribution.

Do not worry if you think that you do not meet all the qualifications. The tools, technology, and methodologies we use are constantly changing and we value talent and interest over specific experience.

It is the policy of Transco to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, and to recruit, hire, train, promote, and compensate persons in all job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation, gender identify, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic protected by the law. #LI-DNI

Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete additional job-related screening processes as permitted or required by applicable law.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to careers@marmon.com, and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

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