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$10000 HIRING BONUS-Track Maintenance - Truck Driver - Pico Rivera, CA

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Pico Rivera, CA, US, 90660

Company: BNSF

Apply early as this job may be filled at any time.

 

Job Location: Pico Rivera
Other Potential Locations: Pico Rivera, CA 
Anticipated Start Date: 06/06/2022
Number of Positions: 2 
Salary Range: Entry rate is approx. $29.75/hr with an average annual salary of $61,880.


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

 

New Hires Pico Rivera, CA MOW are eligible for a $10000 hiring incentive - payable over ten (10) months in two equal installments of $5000 available for candidates who meet all qualifications below:
•    Offered a position and successfully complete the pre-employment process
•    Successful completion of the first four months of new-hire training and service to be eligible for the first $5000 installment
•    Complete 6 additional months of active service at the hired location to be eligible for the second $5000 installment.
•    Repayment & forfeiture triggers. If any of the following four circumstances occur,  (1) I will forfeit any right to Incentives, and  (2) will require repayment of 100% of any Incentives received:
o    I relocate more than 50 miles from my hired location before36 months from the date I was hired, 
o    I voluntarily terminate my scheduled employment (I elect to terminate my position and/or scheduled employment regardless of the reason or the advice upon which I based my decision) with BNSF before 36 months from the date I was hired; 
o    I voluntarily exercise seniority to a district other than my hired district before 36 months from the date I was hired; location before 36 months from the date I was hired, but I fail to return to my hired location; or 
o    BNSF terminates my scheduled employment for any reason before 36 months from the date I was hired.
•    **Additional information will be provided to candidates during the hiring process
 

Who we are and what we do

Do you want to be a part of something that really matters? Team BNSF includes professionals focused on safety and service that play a vital role in delivering the nation's freight.  Together, we help move goods and materials that sustain life and support local, national and global economies. Our rail network is one of the largest freight railroads, spanning 28 western states and serving three Canadian provinces.

 

What we believe

At BNSF, our Vision and Values drive who we are, not only in our words, but also our actions. BNSF is committed to our foundational values of equality and inclusion. As members of the BNSF community, our employees are entitled to:

  • be treated with dignity and respect.
  • have equal access to tools, resources, training and development opportunities.
  • have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.

 

We model the way through our leadership, our BNSF Diversity Councils, our eclectic Business Resource Groups, our deep involvement and investment in the communities we serve and through training programs. Our actions create an inclusive, open and collaborative workplace that encourages diverse perspectives in all interactions.

 

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 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. 

 

TRUCK DRIVER 

  • 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 

 

TRACK MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND INSTALLATION 

  • 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 

 

MAINTAIN TRACKBED 

  • Cut rail 

  • Manually compress ballast 

  • Remove and install ties 

  • Lift, roll, and adjust rails 

  • Lift and carry track material with assistance 

 

OPERATE EQUIPMENT 

  • 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 

 

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 uneven surfaces 

  • Safety-sensitive work environment 

  • Loud noise and fumes 

  • Work on or around heavy and moving machinery 

 

SHIFTS/HOURS 

  • Full-time (40 hrs/wk) 

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

 

TRAVEL 

  • Travel to and remain on job sites around designated seniority region, sometimes for extended periods of time  

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 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 

 

TRAINING 

  • Company-paid on-the-job training, including preparation, equipment and expenses to obtain CDL 

 

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.
 
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 https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic.

 

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status.

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