• Switchman (Railroad)

    Job Location US-CA-Richmond
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    ITS ConGlobal is North America's largest full-service supplier to the intermodal industry.

    ITS ConGlobal provides equipment repair, maintenance, storage and redistribution services to global shipping and leasing companies. ITS ConGlobal is also a leading retailer of standard and modified equipment in new and used condition to consumers, corporations, and government and military institutions.

    ITS ConGlobal is seeking full-time Switchman to join our team.

    This position is responsible for the safe switching of railcars and movement of trains in the rail yard. 

    SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES: Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns and taking appropriate action.

    ITS ConGlobal offers our full-time employees great benefits such as health, vision, and dental.  We also offer 401K.   


    Management opportunities!

    Join our growing team!


    SWITCHING FUNCTIONS: Operate track switches and derails to change routing of engines or cars within yards. Check switch points to make sure switch is properly aligned. Make decisions about switching, spotting cars. Observe and monitor track conditions (e.g. broken rails, defective switches, weather-related problems).




    Must be able to climb on and off equipment, set or release hand brakes, couple and uncouple air hoses between railcars, remove and replace broken knuckles (75lb railcar connector), ride moving cars by hanging on grab irons, or ladders.

    Observe, interpret and relay hand, lantern, and other signals affecting the movement of the train, judge and control the speed and clearance distance of cars and distinguish among colors and see at night.


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