Lead Rail Person - Miami, FL

Miami, FL, US, 33193

Conrad Yelvington Distributors Inc

Job ID:  475470


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.


Position Overview

Employee must be able plan and conduct daily job and safety briefings.  Brief and assign daily tasks to employees.  Must lead from the front and will be required to work alongside subordinates.  Must be able to work outdoors and in various weather conditions. Fosters teamwork, positive work environment and overall safety of yourself and others.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

Serves as front line supervisor to rail crew members. 

Evaluates performance of subordinates.

Administers corrective action to subordinates

Reviews and edits hours for payroll and hours of service reporting.

Assists Area Manager in development of terminal personnel.

Coordinate activities of workers engaged in makeup and breakup of trains and switching in-bound and outbound traffic in yard.

Review train schedules, switch orders and observe traffic movement in yard to determine which tracks can be made available to accommodate inbound and outbound traffic.

Coordinate routing of inbound and outbound traffic to specific tracks.

Review shipping records indicating material to be loaded and/or unloaded, tonnage, type of carrier and planned routes.

Provide instruction concerning switching of cars, makeup and breakup of trains and routing of inbound and outbound traffic to ensure safe and efficient conduct of yard activities.

Calculate labor and equipment needs.

Work with Area Manager to establish work schedules, goals and assignments.

Set up and adjust machines and equipment.

Work with Area Manager to exchange information with customers, supervisors, and others in order to resolve problems.

Establish and adjust work methods to meet work schedules.

Interpret job orders and company policies for rail team workers.

Demonstrate equipment or work methods to new employees.

Assign tasks to workers and coordinate work with Area Manager.

Assist workers in performing tasks.

Patrol work areas and check tools and equipment to detect safety problems.

Inspect raw materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or breakdowns.

Inspect work to verify that it meets standards.

Recommend or enact measures to motivate employees and improve work methods.

Assist Area Manager in resolving worker problems.

Recommend and assist Area Manager to review operations to make production estimates and check current production rates.

Must have the following leadership traits:  Leads by example, decision maker, plans and executes autonomously and mentors others.

Must be able to maintain acceptable attendance in a flexible work schedule.

Properly follow & promote all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.

Must maintain at all times a strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures.

Must be available to travel and work at multiple construction sites within your geographic region.

May perform other duties including but not limited to operating equipment.

Must possess a professional attitude while interacting with peers, contractors and general public.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily according to CYD guidelines and standards. 



Two years of related experience preferred.


 Work Requirements

Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, criminal background check and driving record review.

Must be willing to work flexible schedule including: nights, weekends and holidays when necessary.

Must be legally authorized to work in The United States.

Must demonstrate a strong commitment to safety.

Regular and timely attendance is required.

Certifications required for the facility are required for the position.  Related certifications include but are not limited to Conductor, Locomotive Engineer, and MSHA Foreman depending on specific terminal operations.  Employee may be held in developmental position until all certifications are obtained.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

Ability to use basic tools.  


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer



What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Conrad Yelvington Distributors, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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




Date:  Sep 7, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Miami

Job Segment: Construction Line Supervisor, Facilities, Developer, Engineering, Operations, Technology