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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Chenega Corporation
Physical Address

Fort Sill, OK 73503
Job Description



Company Job Title: Brakeman

Chenega Job Title: Blocker and Bracer

SCA WD Labor Category: 29010-Blocker and Bracer

Clearance: NACI

Location: Ft. Sill, OK

Reports To: Project Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date: 10-23-2018

Approved Date: 10-23-2018

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.


+ Under the supervision of the Freight Rate Supervisor and at the direction of the Rail Operations, Supervisor, the Brakeman performs braking and switching operations as a member of a train crew.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

+ Train crew operates on the Fort Sill Installation as well as travels to remote sites in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado and Texas, just to name a few.

+ Relays signals for train movement by use of hand signals, lanterns, flags, and voice.

+ Mounts railroad car and sets brakes and places blocks or chocks against wheels.

+ Stops motor traffic when train is crossing roads or highways.

+ Couples or uncouples cars by means of standard car couplings such as cables, links and pins, and hooks and chains.

+ Lines switches to shuttle rail cars and locomotives onto different tracks.

+ Checks car numbers to ensure movement of specific cars.

+ Checks to see that cars are properly sealed or that seals are unbroken.

+ Operates handbrakes before detaching cars from locomotive.

+ Assists in making emergency repairs to brake equipment on locomotive and railcars.

+ Ensures safety rules are observed as outlined in the General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR).

+ Instructs and inspects personnel on SDDC TEA MI 55-19, Tiedown Instructions for Rail Movements.

+ Performs organizational maintenance on locomotives as directed.

+ Performs preventive maintenance on track switches and grade crossings as required, for example the cleaning of leaves and other debris from switch points, oiling and greasing of switches and removing dirt and gravel from grade crossings.

+ Serves as alternate Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH) operator as instructed for loading and unloading equipment.

+ Will be required to work an unusual tour of duty including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Non-Essential Duties:

+ Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Minimum Qualifications : (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

+ High School graduate or equivalent.

+ Minimum of two (2) years commercial railroad experience, or a minimum of three (3) years government rail crew experience is desirable.

+ Must be able to pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) for computer access.

+ Must possess and continuously maintain a current driver’s license.

+ Must be able to obtain Forklift license for all equipment (4K to 50K)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

+ Must be able to complete online Container Inspection for Commercial and Military Intermodal Containers, MIL HDBK 138A.

+ Attendance and award of 88U military occupational specialty


+ Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


+ Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

+ The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

+ While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

+ The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

+ The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

+ During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Oklahoma-Fort Sill

Organization: Chenega Facilities Management
Strategic Business Unit: Environmental Healthcare and Facilities
Security Requirements: Public Trust/NACI
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Cathleen Stewart
Req ID: 1900003309

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