Herzog Railroad Services Inc. is currently looking for a Excavator Operators/Welder to operate our patented equipment and repair rail cars at our New Smyrna, Jacksonville and Cocoa, Florida job sites. Travel is required.


  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate specialized heavy equipment and repair rail cars
  • Perform routine mechanical maintenance to equipment
  • Perform light duty mechanical repairs (hoses, fittings, wiring, fuses, etc.)
  • Use of laptop and Microsoft office products daily.
  • Work in fast paced environment requiring the ability to:
  • Sit, stand, bend, crouch, and kneel for extended periods of time
  • Exert 50 to 100 pds of force occasionally
  • Exert 25 to 50 pds of force frequently
  • Exert 10 to pds of force constantly
  • Work outdoors, in sometimes noisy, safety sensitive environment
  • Work in inclement weather conditions


  • High School Diploma or equivalent


  • Previous Equipment Operating experience required.
  • Previous Welding experience or certification

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Pass and maintain e-RAILSAFE pre-employment background check and safety certification (as mandated by Herzog’s Railroad customers). Employees/applicants can be denied access to the railroad property if they have:
  • A felony conviction within the last 7 years.
  • An active warrant or open court case.
  • A fraud alert and/or your release from incarceration within the last 5 years and/or a history of misdemeanors or crimes of concern.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license
  • Pass a motor vehicle report review and be able to meet Herzog’s driving policy (no major driving violations in the previous 3 years)
  • Pass Pre-employment physical and drug screening
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.

Along with a competitive salary Herzog Railroad Services Inc. offers the following benefits;

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Auto & Home Owners Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Legal Insurance
  • 401K plan with a discretionary Company match

Herzog Railroad Services Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

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