Genesee & Wyoming

About Genesee & Wyoming


Job Category:



United States

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Yardmaster (Yardmaster)

Genesee & Wyoming - Laporte, Texas

Posted: 11/16/2018

Job Description:

  • Performs the day-to-day activities of the department and consistently takes initiative to solve problems and look after the customer's best interest
  • Working knowledge of dispatching and train movement
  • Point person for all communication to and from customers regarding service-i.e. placement, pulls, re-spot, switch, car orders etc. Likely to handle more complex customers and/or movements
  • Receives source documents from the yardmaster,customer and/or switch crews, checking for accuracy and entering data into RMI software system
  • Provide clear instruction/communication to switch and track crews
  • Run on-line car management report and reconcile with physical checks
  • Oversees waybills for customer shipments; manages car inventory to reduce car hire
  • Work with serving railroad to coordinate deliveries, notification of interchanges, input data etc.
  • Prepares daily car count and revenue report from daily interchange and switching revenue reports; Oversees monthly revenue closing

Required Skills

Required Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of operating rules
  • Computer skills ( e-mail, Internet and internet based applications, Microsoft Office Suite and other applications as necessary)
  • Open availability to accommodate a work schedule in which an individual may work varying shifts 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Required Experience

Required Experience:

  • Education Required or Equivalent Experience: High School Diploma or GED with 3 years relevant experience and/or training
  • Education Preferred: Associate's Degree with 3 years relevant experience and/or training
  • Related Experience Required: 3 years work relevant experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license


Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


Job Location

LaPorte, Texas, United States

Position Type


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