Mechanic/Utility Worker

Herzog Transit Services, Inc. is currently looking for qualified Mechanic/Utility Worker in South Florida.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for servicing, maintaining, inspecting, troubleshooting, and repairing rail equipment in compliance with federal and state regulatory requirements and Company implemented policies and procedures.
Accurately completes equipment inspection, work order and other forms as required in a timely manner.
Repair, replace and test machinery, components and systems related to rail equipment under direction of management by performing mechanical, electro-mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic activities.
Be capable of working with car and locomotive systems, sub-systems and components of the rail rolling stock to be maintained.
Perform standard maintenance tasks including mechanical, electrical, electro-pneumatic on both car and locomotive. Inspection and cleaning, including servicing restrooms, as required.
Be skilled in use of all related hand tools such as pneumatic, electrical and hydraulic, and measuring instruments.
Clean and maintain work area, tools and shop equipment. Maintain qualifications to support service or maintenance in the shop and yard.
Participate in and successfully complete required on-going training including periodic written, oral and hands-on testing. Dependable to report to work at scheduled time and is seldom absent.


High school diploma or GED.
Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program preferred.
Experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement or rebuilding mechanical equipment and systems.
Prefer welding and cutting experience.
Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment preferred.
Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Ability to read mechanical drawings
Ability to read and troubleshoot with electrical schematics is preferred.
HVAC Clean Air Act Type II, III or Universal certification is highly desirable.
Knowledge and skill in the use of electrical tools, equipment and the measurements necessary to meet established standards.
Some computer skills.
Ability to read, write and communicate proficiently.
Able to visually distinguish colors – red, blue, green, yellow and distinguish auditory signals

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
Maintain a valid driver’s license and endorsements as required per position.
Pass pre-employment DOT physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position
Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.


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 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.


Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations. Salary is $23/hour.

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It is the policy of Herzog Transit Services, Inc. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Listing expires on Friday March 13th, 2020