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Job Location: Cicero
Other Potential Locations: Cicero, IL
Anticipated Start Date: 04/01/2024
Number of Positions: 3
Salary Range: Entry rate is approx. $34.34/hr; avg annual pay 85K-95K with 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:
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 installing, inspecting, testing, and maintaining train control systems and grade crossing warning device equipment.
Load and unload supplies
Dig holes and trenches for cable
Paint signal equipment
Climb poles and signal masts
Handle cable and wire to make electrical connections
MACHINES AND TOOLS
Use non-power tools such as shovels, picks, axes, sledgehammers
Use high precision measuring tools such as micrometers, voltmeters, amp meters, recorders
Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, wrenches, pliers, tape measures
Use power tools such as drills and power saws
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
Exposure to loud noise and fumes
Work on/around heavy/moving machinery
Full-time (40 hrs/wk)
Subject to on-call (24/7), overtime, nights, alternating shifts, weekends, and holidays
Travel to and remain on job sites around designated seniority region, sometimes for extended periods of time
At least 18 years of age, or will be by the anticipated start date listed above
Possess a valid state-issued driver's license or be able to obtain one within 60 days of employment
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
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 and hand tools to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling
Occasionally climb ladders; get on/off equipment; climb signal poles to perform installations
Bend, walk, stand, sit for extended time
Follow safety policies and procedures; wear the required personal protective equipment
Successful candidate(s) will participate in a two-year apprenticeship to include on-the-job and classroom training
Assistance not available
Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Dues required per union agreement
SENIORITY DISTRICT TRANSFERS
Per union agreement
Require Manager approval
BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package. All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS:
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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