Electrician Diesel Engines -Alliance, NE

Location: Alliance, NE, US, 69301

Company: BNSF

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.

 

Job Location: Alliance
Other Potential Locations: Alliance, NE 
Anticipated Start Date: 10/02/2017
Number of Positions: 15.0 
Salary Range: Approximately $25.32 - $30.14 per hour


All communication with applicants will be done via email.  Please check your email on a daily basis.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Test, inspect and proper repair of electrical components of locomotive systems, equipment and machinery.

 

SAFETY:  Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to and acting on safety concerns.

 

LOCOMOTIVE SYSTEM MAINTENANCE:  Test, inspect and repair switches, heaters, air conditioners, DC power systems, event recorder tapes, lights, water coolers, batteries, low and high voltage systems, traction motors, cooling fans, and fuel pumps.

 

EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE: Troubleshoot, repair, install, inspect, calibrate and replace electrical high-voltage, mechanical, and electro-magnetic equipment, perform preventative maintenance on a variety of tools/equipment, and machinery to ensure proper function.

 

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. 

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • 18 years of age or older
  • HS diploma or GED
  • Available to work in geographic area indicated
  • Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) in English
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Work full-time (40 hrs/wk).  Shifts governed by union agreement and subject to seniority.   Mechanical shops operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week with three 8-hour shifts including weekends, holidays, overtime.  Available to work any shift required
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs without assistance
  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow and lunar (clear light); hear, and with training, distinguish auditory signals
  • Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling
  • Able to perform work on uneven surfaces; frequently climb ladders; get on/off equipment; work from various heights including making repairs atop locomotive
  • Able to work in conditions with loud noise and fumes; work on/around heavy/moving machinery; bend, walk, stand, sit for extended time; use hand tools
  • Able to work at various heights above the ground, including working on top of a locomotive. 

 

Training: Company-paid on-the-job.

 

Relocation: Assistance not available.

 

Work Conditions: Extreme all-weather conditions; uneven surfaces; safety sensitive work environment.

 

Probationary Period: Journeyman = 60 days; Apprentice = 122 days.

 

Travel:  Minimal.

 

Shifts/Hours: Full-time (40 hrs/wk), subject seniority and governed by union agreement, assigned shift may be one of three 8-hour shifts; Mechanical shops operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

 

Union: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

 

Dues:  Per union agreement; membership and dues required.

 

BENEFITS:

BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.
 
All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.
 
BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
 
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS:
  •     Criminal history 
  •     Last 7 years of driving history
  •     Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  •     Social Security number
  •     Education
 
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 http://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic.

 

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