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Herzog companies was founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor in the Midwest. Herzog now specializes in Railroad Construction, Transit Operation and Maintenance Services, Civil Construction and Railroad Services nationwide. Our team consists of people who are innovators at heart, continuously exploring new ways to improve our products, services, and, ultimately, the industry. By always challenging ourselves - and each other - to push for more, we keep Herzog at the forefront of the rail industry.


Herzog Transit Services, Inc. is currently looking for a Conductor in Fort Worth, TX.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with applicable safety and operating rules and federal regulations.
  • Shall perform all duties required in connection with the operation of commuter trains.
  • Promote safe work practices as well as maintains and fosters a safe work environment.
  • Duties include but are not limited flagging to provide a safe work zone for all employees working on or near the railroad tracks.
  • Notifies proper authorities and prepares reports to explain accidents, unscheduled stops or delays.
  • Comply with train orders, train signals, radio communications, and railroad rules and regulations to ensure the safe and efficient operation for track workers and trains traveling through work zones.
  • Diagnose minor malfunctions and performs minor maintenance and servicing activities when maintenance personnel are not available.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have an understanding of basic mathematics.
  • Must be able to work a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work, including being on-call 7 days a week.
  • Must possess good communication skills (verbally and written).
  • Must be able to judge speed/distances of objects/moving parts.
  • Required to make logical choices and/or drawing logical conclusions.
  • Complete annual training and pass safety operating rules examination.
  • Must pass all required assessments.
  • Required to take actions and/or making decisions affecting security/wellbeing of others.


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.


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described below must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this role. This position will be physically demanding at times.  This is a non-exhaustive overview of the physical requirements of this job.

  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces and vegetation including but not limited to rocks, inclines, beams, mud, wet, ice on a consistent basis.
  • Must be able to be aware of surroundings and follow verbal commands while being exposed to moderately loud noises on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to adapt to various temperature extremes including but not limited to heat, cold, moisture and wind. 
  • Able to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Able to tolerate repetitive movements, squatting/bending, and overhead reaching.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to grasp or squeeze various hand controls
  • Able to ascend/descend stairs
  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow; hear and distinguish auditory signals
  • Able to work in a safety sensitive work environment.



  • 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.



  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.


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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.