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Track Maintenance (Laborer, Truck Driver, Welder) - District 200 MT East

Date: Jan 4, 2021

Location: Glasgow, MT, US, 59230

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: Glasgow
Other Potential Locations: Glasgow, MT; Glen Ullin, ND; Hettinger, ND; Tioga, ND; Williston, ND 
Anticipated Start Date: 04/05/2021
Number of Positions: 12 
Salary Range: Entry rate is approx. $25.34 - $31.38/hr w. annual pay of $52,707 - $65,270 w. 3 - 5 years seniority


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

 

SAFETY 

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. 

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES 

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 

  • Repair and rebuild railroad track using power and non-power hand tools 

  • 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 

  • Cut rail 

 

MAINTAIN TRACKBED 

  • Manually compress ballast 

  • Remove/install ties 

  • Lift, roll, and adjust rails 

  • Lift/carry track material with assistance 

 

OPERATE EQUIPMENT 

  • Remove/replace ballast 

  • 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 

  • 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 this position. This is not an exhaustive list of the position’s duties. 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS 

  • Extreme all-weather conditions 

  • Walk and perform work on uneven surfaces 

  • Safety-sensitive work environment 

  • Loud noise and fumes 

  • Work on and around heavy/moving machinery 

 

SHIFTS/HOURS 

  • Full-time (40hrs/wk) 

  • Subject to on-call, overtime, nights, alternating shifts, weekends, and holidays 

 

TRAVEL 

  • Travel to and remain on job sites in designated seniority region and remain on site for extended periods, sometimes days or weeks at a time 

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 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 

 

TRAINING 

  • Company-paid on-the-job training 

 

RELOCATION 

  • Assistance not available 

 

UNION 

  • Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees 

  • Dues required per union agreement 

 

SENIORITY DISTRICT TRANSFERS 

  • Per union agreement 

  • Seniority-based 

  • Director approval required 

 

PROBATIONARY PERIOD 

  • 60 days 

 

BENEFITS:

BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.
 
All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.
 
BNSF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. BNSF considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
 
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.

 

SF: MO | [[mfield5]] | Operations - Engineering | Glasgow, MT | 59230 

 

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