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Railway Maintenance Personnel

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Bend, OR
  • Salary: $28.88/hr

Website BNSF BNSF

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 

  • Repair wooden railroad bridges, trestles, and tunnel supports
  • Repair/replace structural steel members of bridges
  • Perform concrete and conventional carpentry work
  • Study blueprints, building plans, or sketches for information pertaining to fabrication for type of material required and dimension of structure/fixture
  • Lay out work, mark cutting and assembly lines
  • Assemble, cut, shape material and fasten together with nails, dowel pins, glue, and other appropriate fasteners
  • Build stairs, windows, doors
  • Lay out and install partitions and cabinet work
  • Fit and install fabricated windows, doorframes, weather stripping, interior/exterior trim, and hardware such as locks, letter drops, and kick plates
  • Apply various roofs/roofing materials, to include hot/cold application, shingles, corrugated sheets
  • Pour ready-mixed concrete and finished concrete surfaces per specification
  • Perform concrete work tasks in construction, maintenance, and repair of tunnels and culverts
  • Cut and weld steel members to make alterations; fasten steel members to hoist cable

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 

  • Primarily outdoors
  • Extreme all-weather conditions
  • Walk and perform work on uneven surfaces
  • Safety sensitive work environment
  • Work on/near roofs, bridges, and rails
  • Exposure to passing trains

SHIFTS/HOURS 

  • Full-time
  • Monday-Friday subject to on-call (24/7), nights, overtime, 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 old or older
  • Must have valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), or be able to obtain one within the first 60 days of employment
  • 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, as well as issue and act on oral instructions clearly and accurately with using email, text, telephone and other methods of communication
  • Able to stoop, bend, walk on uneven surfaces; walk, stand, bend, lift, sit for extended time
  • Able to use hands, hand tools, and power tools to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning, and pulling
  • Able to lift and carry up to 90 pounds without assistance

TRAINING 

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

RELOCATION 

  • Assistance not available

UNION 

  • Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees
  • Dues required per union agreement

SENIORITY DISTRICT TRANSFERS 

  • Per union agreement
  • Seniority-based
  • Requires Manager approval

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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.bnsf.com.

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