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Clerk (Overhead Crane, Equipment Operator and Stockman) - Havre, MT

Date: Aug 15, 2018

Location: Havre, MT, US, 59501

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: Havre
Other Potential Locations: Havre, MT 
Anticipated Start Date: 09/04/2018
Number of Positions: 4 
Salary Range: Employees start at an entry rate of $197.12/day, which is 85% of the full rate.

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

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.


DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position is responsible for coverage of the following positions: Overhead Crane Operator, Equipment Operator and Section Stockman. 


OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR:  Operate cranes with lifting capacity of 75,000 to 100,000 lbs.  Assist crane director or operator on blocking/bracing trailers and containers, both loads and empties. Mount/dismount flatcars to lock/unlock trailers and containers.   


EQUIPMENT OPERATOR:  Operate, service, and inspect a variety of material handling equipment including: overhead cranes, industrial forklift trucks, stackers, equipment movers, delivery vehicles and other types of equipment.  Assist in rail switching operations including: hook work for cranes, inspection and securing of loads.


STOCK CLERK:  Handling, ordering and receipt of materials.  Shipping, disbursement, delivery, storage and physical inventorying of warehouse inventory.  Operate material handling equipment.  Converse with suppliers and customers regarding ordering, tracking and expediting of materials.


TRUCK & EQUIPMENT OPERATION:  Operate company truck, trailer and tractor trailer and other material handling equipment.  Maintain accurate driver’s daily log as required by Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Order, receive, stock and disperse, load/unload materials.


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.


TYPING REQUIREMENT:  This position requires successful candidates to take and pass a typing test, administered through BNSF.  The minimum net typing rate required for this position is 25 wpm.




  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Available to work in the geographic area indicated
  • Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, snow, and sleet)
  • Able to work a 40-hour work week subject to overtime and alternate shifts that may include weeknights, weekends and holidays
  • Able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds without assistance
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Able to distinguish among colors and recognize changes in sounds
  • Able to learn to identify, interpret and use hand signals from near and far and visually judge the speed and distance of moving objects
  • Able to perform basic functions on a personal computer (PC)
  • Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling; including use of hand tools
  • Able to perform work on uneven surfaces; frequently climb ladders and on/off equipment
  • Able to work at various heights above the ground including stocking/retrieving material on warehouse shelves
  • 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
  • Follow safety policies and procedures and wear the required personal protective equipment required for the job in a safe manner. 


Pay rates are listed at entry rate.  Entry rate is 85% of full pay rate, to increase 5% per year until at 100%.


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.     




TRAVEL:  Minimal.


SHIFTS/HOURS:  40-hour work week subject to overtime, and alternate shifts that may include weeknights, weekends and holidays.  Shifts are governed by union agreement subject to seniority.


UNION:  Transportation Communications Union.


DUES:  Per the collective bargaining agreement, union membership and monthly dues are required.


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.
  •     Criminal history 
  •     Last 7 years of driving history
  •     Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  •     Social Security number
  •     Education
  •     Medical evaluation
  •     Drug Screen
  •     Other elements as needed
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


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