Track Maintenance (Laborer, Truck Driver, Welder) Job Listing at BNSF Railway in Aberdeen, SD (Job ID 54517900)
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Job Location: Aberdeen
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Track maintenance - construct, inspect, repair track, and other railroad property/facilities; 2) Equipment operation and maintenance; 3) Crew and equipment transportation to/from jobsite; 4) Travel/work in assigned geographic area.
SAFETY: Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures - wear required safety equipment, respond to and act on safety concerns.
TRACK/TRACKBED MAINTENANCE REPAIR AND INSTALLATION: Repair and rebuild track. Use power and non-power tools. Lift/carry track material, cut brush, trees and vegetation, and clear litter and cargo spillage. Pull spikes from ties, drill holes in rail to insert bolts, and fit bolts. Remove/replace ballast. Operate large non-power tools: shovels, picks, axes, cutters, sledgehammers; electric, pneumatic, hydraulic tools: drills, impact wrenches, jacks, power saws, grinders.
OPERATE EQUIPMENT: Cut rail, manually compress ballast, remove/install ties; lift, roll, adjust rails; and lift/carry track material with assistance.
TRUCK DRIVER AND MAINTENANCE: Operate 26K+ lb trucks. Ensure proper truck and equipment maintenance; submit required paperwork for truck repairs or welding equipment.
WELDER: Weld, grind, and cut rail. Operate welding truck safely and efficiently. Order material: welding supplies, grinding stones, reports, safety equipment. Maintain records and time sheets.
The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for the position. These general categories do not necessarily constitute an exhaustive list of duties of the position.
Training: Company-paid on-the-job training, including preparation, equipment and expenses to obtain CDL.
Relocation: Assistance not available.
Work Conditions: Extreme all-weather conditions; uneven surfaces; safety sensitive work environment.
Probationary Period: 60 days.
Seniority District Transfers: Per union agreement, seniority-based, Director approval required.
Travel: Frequent, over large geographic region.
Shifts/Hours: Full-time (40 hrs/wk) subject to on-call, overtime, alternating shifts, nights, weekends, holidays.
Union: Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees.
Dues: Per union agreement, membership and dues required.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at www.tsa.gov/twic .
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