Saturday , January 28 2023

BNSF Careers – Track Maintenance

Website BNSF Railway

Job Description:

This position is responsible for crew and equipment transportation to and from jobsites, track maintenance, operating company vehicles, labor in the performance of track construction, inspection and repair of the track and other railroad property/facilities, equipment operation and maintenance, and maintaining housekeeping of company vehicles.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate 26,000+ lbs trucks
  • Ensure proper truck and equipment maintenance
  • Submit required paperwork for truck repairs or welding equipment
  • Work with vehicle repair vendors to complete necessary repairs in a timely manner
  • Repair/rebuild track using power and non-power hand tools
  • Lift and carry track material
  • Cut brush, trees and vegetation
  • Clear right-of-way of litter and cargo spillage
  • Pull spikes from ties, drill holes through rails for bolt insertion, fit bolts
  • Cut rail
  • Manually compress ballast
  • Remove and install ties
  • Lift, roll, and adjust rails
  • Lift and carry track material with assistance
  • Remove/replace ballast
  • Operate large non-powered hand tools such as shovels, picks, axes, cutters, sledgehammers
  • Operate proper electric, pneumatic, hydraulic hand tools such as drills, impact wrenches, jacks, power saws, and grinders

Job Requirements:

  • 21 years of age or older
  • Ability to report for duty at the designated work location
  • Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) in English
  • 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 lift and carry up to 60 lbs occasionally
  • Possess a valid Class A CDL with HAZMAT and air-brake endorsements or be able to obtain one within first 60 days of employment
  • Able to visually distinguish colors – red, blue, green, yellow, 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 on/off equipment
  • Able to bend, walk, stand, sit for extended periods of time

Job Details:

Company: BNSF Railway

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Amarillo, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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