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Machinist Tool and Die - Havelock, NE

Date: Jun 22, 2018

Location: Havelock, NE, US, 69354

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: Havelock
Other Potential Locations: Havelock, NE 
Anticipated Start Date: 11/01/2018
Number of Positions: 19 
Salary Range: Entry rate of pay is approximately $30.17 per hour


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

 

A $20,000 hiring incentive – payable over three (3) years in installments of $5,000 after probation, $5,000 at the beginning of year two, and $10,000 at the beginning of year three - is available for candidates who meet the below qualifications:

  • Offered a position and successfully complete the pre-employment process
  • Provide documentation of Journeyman status for the same craft (at time of conditional offer)
  • Successfully complete probationary period
  • Is applying for a position in the location of Havelock, NE
  • This incentive will include a 3 year hold-down.  Leaving the location or job for any reason will result in 100% repayment and forfeiture of future payments.

 

A $15,000 hiring incentive – payable in two installments of $7,500 over two (2) years - is available for candidates who meet the below qualifications:

  • Offered a position and successfully complete the pre-employment process
  • Provide documentation he/she is actively enrolled in an Apprentice program for the same craft (at time of conditional offer)
  • Successfully complete probationary period (after which the first installment of $7,500 will be paid).
  • Is applying for a position in the location of Havelock, NE
  • This incentive will include a 3 year hold-down.  Leaving the location or job for any reason will result in 100% repayment and forfeiture of future payments.

 

**Additional information will be provided to candidates selected to interview.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

This position is responsible for the production of freight car wheel sets using machine tools and presses. Use and maintain machine shop gauging equipment to inspect and qualify various freight car wheel components.

 

SAFETY: Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns and taking appropriate action. May be required to handle hazardous materials.

 

WHEEL AND EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE: Recondition and re-profile axles and wheels using CNC lathes. Operate various presses for application of parts and removing various components of freight car wheels. Use gauges and micrometers to ensure freight car wheel components are within specifications. Use various powered hand tools to include grinders and buffers. Troubleshoot, repair and maintain machine shop tools and equipment and diagnose/repair hydraulic, air and other mechanical problems.

 

INSPECTION: Inspect and qualify components of freight car wheel sets including wheels, axles and bearings, and shop equipment to include tools, cranes and machines.

 

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.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

• 18 years of age or older.                                                                                           

• Willing to submit to an employment, criminal and driving background review.                                                

• Available to work in the geographic area indicated                                                                                       

• Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English.                                                  

• Able to work outdoors in extreme all conditions (hot, cold, rain, snow, and sleet).                                       

• Work a 40 hour work week.  Shifts are governed by union agreement and subject to seniority.   Mechanical shops operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week with three 8-hour shifts including weekends, holidays and overtime.  Available to work any of these shifts as required.                

• Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs without assistance.                                                                                         

• Possess a valid state-issued driver’s license.

• A minimum of four years of verifiable mechanical work experience or training.                                                              

• Able to visually distinguish among red, blue, green and yellow colors, 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 and on/off equipment, and work at various heights including making repairs on top of a locomotive.                                                                              

• Able to work in conditions that include loud noise and fumes, work on and around heavy and moving machinery, bend, walk, stand and sit for extended periods of time and use hand tools.                                     

• Follow safety policies and procedures and wear the required personal protective equipment required for the job in a safe manner.    

 

Training: Company paid on-the-job training is provided.  

Relocation: Relocation assistance is not available for this position.                                               

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

Probationary Period: 60 days.   

Travel:  Minimal.                                                      

Shifts/Hours: Mechanical shops operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week with three 8-hour shifts including weekends, holidays and overtime.  Work weeks are 40 hours per week, shifts are governed by union agreement and subject to seniority.            

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.

 

SF: MO | [[mfield5]] | Operations - Mechanical | Havelock, NE | 69354 

 

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