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Job Location: Mobridge
Other Potential Locations: Mobridge, SD
Anticipated Start Date: 04/22/2024
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Range: Entry rate is approx. $33.40 - $37.22/hr; annual pay of 70K-80K in 3 - 5 years seniority
All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis.
Who we are and what we do
Do you want to be a part of something that really matters? Team BNSF includes professionals focused on safety and service that play a vital role in delivering the nation's freight. Together, we help move goods and materials that sustain life and support local, national and global economies. Our rail network is one of the largest freight railroads, spanning 28 western states and serving three Canadian provinces.
What we believe
At BNSF, our Vision and Values drive who we are, not only in our words, but also our actions. BNSF is committed to our foundational values of equality and inclusion. As members of the BNSF community, our employees are entitled to:
- be treated with dignity and respect.
- have equal access to tools, resources, training and development opportunities.
- have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.
We model the way through our leadership, our BNSF Diversity Councils, our eclectic Business Resource Groups, our deep involvement and investment in the communities we serve and through training programs. Our actions create an inclusive, open and collaborative workplace that encourages diverse perspectives in all interactions.
At BNSF, Safety is a core value of how we do business. Each and every day, our employees are committed to approach one another about safety, which is key in realizing our vision. Employees are also expected to comply with company and federal safety & health regulations, safety rules & policies, as well as procedures that guide work practices to reduce risk to exposure. Such work practices include but are not limited to wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns, and taking appropriate actions in the event of an emergency.
This position is responsible for track maintenance (constructing, inspecting, repairing track and other railroad property/facilities); equipment operation and maintenance; crew and equipment transportation to/from jobsite; travel/work in assigned geographic area.
TRACK MAINTENANCE REPAIR AND INSTALLATION
Lift/carry track material
Cut brush, trees and vegetation
Clear right-of-way of litter and cargo spillage
Perform maintenance by pulling spikes from ties, drilling holes through rails for bolt insertion, and fitting bolts
Manually compress ballast
Lift, roll, and adjust rails
Operate non-powered hand tools such as shovels, picks, axes, cutters, sledgehammers
Operate proper electric, pneumatic, or hydraulic hand tools such as drills, impact wrenches, jacks, power saws, and grinders
TRUCK DRIVER AND MAINTENACE
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 this position. This is not an exhaustive list of the position’s duties.
Extreme all-weather conditions
Walk and perform work on uneven surfaces
Safety-sensitive work environment
Loud noise and fumes
Subject to on-call, overtime, nights, alternating shifts, weekends, and holidays
At least 18 years of age, or will be by the anticipated start date listed above
Ability to report for duty at the designated work location
Able to work safely in the above working conditions
Able to work the above shift/hours
Able to meet the above travel requirements
Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English
Able to lift and carry up to 60 lbs occasionally
Possess a valid state-issued driver’s license
Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow, and lunar (clear) light
Ability to discriminate and differentiate between verbal and non-verbal sounds (signals, alarms, etc.) in the work environment
Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling
Occasionally climb on/off equipment
Bend, walk, stand and sit for extended time; use hand tools
Follow safety policies and procedures along with rules compliance; wear required personal protective equipment, including respirators
SENIORITY DISTRICT TRANSFERS
BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.
All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS:
- Criminal history
- Last 7 years of driving history
- Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
- Social Security number
MEDICAL REVIEW ELEMENTS:
- Medical evaluation
- Drug Screen
- Other elements as needed
DRUG TEST ELEMENTS:
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.
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 https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic.
BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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