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Laborer - Rail Crew - Defuniak Springs, FL - Pays $16.00

Defuniak Springs, FL, US, 32435

Conrad Yelvington Distributors Inc

Job ID:  335280


Conrad Yelvington Distributors, a CRH company, supplies and distributes aggregate materials such as granite, river gravel, limestone, natural sand, and more. This rail served aggregate distribution network covers Florida, Southern Mississippi, South Carolina, and Alabama.


This position involves various manual tasks of general laboring duties on a rail yard crew, including but not limited to: shoveling, sweeping, operating hand tools and heavy equipment, and moving materials as directed. Experience working in the rail or aggregate industries would be helpful. Ultimately, with company provided training and work experience, the Rail Crew Laborer seeks to achieve certification as a full charge Rail Specialist qualified to assist in train movements within CYDI’s rail yards.


During the orientation period, the Rail Crew Laborer will apply for the CNYX Rail Conductor Program.


Rail Crew Laborer must meet company and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) standards for physical requirements, Motor Vehicle Record, and background/safety record. If accepted into the Program, the Rail Crew Laborer will complete classroom work and on-the-job training. Once the Conductor Training Program is completed, the trainee is eligible for promotion to the Rail Specialist position. With experience, Rail Specialists are eligible to apply for the CNYX Locomotive Engineer Training Program.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Ensure Health & Safety standards are met by complying with legislation, company policies and promoting a safe work environment
  • Perform assigned tasks safely and efficiently
  • Operate basic equipment as instructed
  • Must be able to follow instructions and be team oriented
  • The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and may be supplemented
  • Regular attendance



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or GED is preferred. Related Heavy Equipment Experience is a plus.


Language Skills

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction.


Mathematical Skills

  • Basic Math


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid driver’s license is required, meeting FRA and company standards


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, lift up to 50 pounds unassisted, push, pull, reach, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, bend, twist, climb, and balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit, kneel, and crouch.

Must be able to climb a ladder at heights up to 30 feet and perform physical tasks at such heights. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Shift differential may apply


Keywords: laborer; rail; loader; yard maintenance



What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Conrad Yelvington Distributors is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date Posted:  Nov 24, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Panama City

Job Segment: Laborer, General Labor, Labor, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations