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Company: Grand Canyon Railway and Hotel
Location: Williams, AZ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Hospitality, Travel, Leisure


This is a seasonal position, starting November 4, 2019 through May 4, 2020, working at the Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, AZ. The Trackman is a physically demanding position responsible for ensuring the track, bridgework, and railroad right-of-way are in good repair to provide safe and efficient railroad operations for passengers and employees.


  • Fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values.
  • Responsible for ensuring the railroad right-of-way is in good repair and provide for safe and efficient railroad operations.
  • Responsible for replacing railroad ties and rails as directed.
  • Assists in repair of bridges and culverts where needed and as directed.
  • Responsible for cleaning right-of-way as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid and clear Arizona Driver's License to comply with Xanterra/GCR Vehicle Policy.
  • Comply with FRA/ACC requirements, along with 49 CFR parts 214 Roadway Worker Safety, part 219 Drug & Alcohol Testing, and part 237 Bridge Safety Program.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid Arizona Driver's License
  • Valid Arizona Commercial Driver's License
  • Previous railroad experience.
  • First Aid/CPR certification.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish skills

Basic Competencies:

  • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications--both general and technical)
  • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
  • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
  • Mechanical aptitude

Employment Conditions:

  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
  • Works safely and efficiently to ensure company equipment is safely secured at all times.
  • Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, respitory protection, safety-toe boots and safety glasses as required by the job duties.
  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
  • Complete all required annual training and routine efficiency testing (49 cfr part 217.9).
  • Comply with random testing for drugs and/or alcohol
  • Must pass all required assessments

Environmental Conditions:

  • Work outside in all weather conditions, , and on occasion at elevated heights.
  • May be exposed to fumes, oils, dust on a daily basis

Physical Requirements:

  • Heavy work, lifting and pulling up to 100 pounds and the use of hydraulic and hand tools
  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/balance/climb on a regular basis.
  • Walking long distances over uneven terrain
  • Must meet auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection thresholds.
  • Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat, noise and dust factors on an occasional basis

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