Careers – Rio Grande Pacific Transit Group – Groundskeeping Laborer

Groundskeeping Laborer (GL)

Reports To: Groundskeeping Foreman

Department: Maintenance of Way

Positions Supervised: N/A


The GL is responsible for general right of way and station inspection, upkeep and maintenance on the railroad corridor.

The GL is to perform daily station inspections in accordance with the station checklist and remediate any issues that may occur. Remediation may include:

  • Trash clean up and removal
  • Sweeping, mopping, power washing, scraping, window cleaning, sanitizing, etc.
  • Replacement of station components to include grouting, window replacement, painting, light bulb replacement, clock parts, etc.
  • Any other tasks that may be necessary in repair of station components

The GL is responsible for right of way maintenance to include:

  • Trash clean up and removal
  • Vegetation control with power equipment such as mowers and weed eaters
  • Soil stabilization efforts which require moving dirt, placing concrete and rip-rap
  • Repairing fence panels
  • Replacing right of way signage
  • Graffiti Remediation
  • Assisting track crew with track construction duties under supervision of track foreman or track supervisor
  • Any other tasks that may be necessary in right of way maintenance


  • Authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • Ability to speak English in a clear, concise manner in order to communicate with coworker(s) and supervisor(s).
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, contractors and/or customers and effectively handle conflict situations.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend regulations and instructions as well as possess good verbal communication skills.
  • Must be capable of performing physically strenuous work on a continuous basis.
  • Ability to perform heavy physical labor.
  • Previous Maintenance of Way, railroad and heavy machine operation is preferred.
  • Heavy lifting is required up to 100 pounds.

•             Valid driver’s license and clean driving

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