Work as a member of a crew to install new railroad track, maintain existing track and right-of-way. Employees must be able to meet and comply with the manufacturer's weight limitation safety rating and recommendations for any equipment associated with performing their duties, including the 300 lb. safety rating for ladders (both portable and affixed) and fall arrest equipment.
Primary Activities and Responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Participate in group discussions including unit meetings, job briefings, safety meetings or process reviews
Remove and replace track and track components (e.g. ties, rails, bars, etc.)
Replace or repair track switches with specific components
Slide and align tie plates
Drill holes through rails for insertion of bolts and tighten or loosen bolts at joints that hold ends or rails together
Correct deviations in track surface, alignment and gauge
Cut rails to specific lengths
Receive instructions, requests, orders, and information from posted bulletins, memorandums, rules and regulation manuals
Adjust, lift and roll rails
Sort track material for loading and unloading
Install and repair street and railroad crossings
Cut brush and vegetation from the right-of-way
Spray switches, angle bars and joints with oil for lubrication
Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager
90% First year - $24.80/hr
95% Second year - $26.18/hr
100% Third year - $27.56/hr
You will attend training in Atlanta, GA. CSX will pay for travel, lodging and meals as required by collective bargaining agreement.
High School Diploma/GED
18 years of age or older
Valid Driver's License
One or more years of outside work exp (e.g. construction, heavy equipment op, farming,etc)
Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A with Airbrake Endorsement
Heavy work, lifting up to 60 pounds occasionally and up to 85 pounds on a rare basis
Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis
Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, or safety-toe boots
Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations
Must successfully pass probationary period
This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement and membership is req.
May require regional travel
Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including a drug test
Guided by a policy of ensuring the safety of our employees, our customers and the communities we serve, CSX works relentlessly to prevent accidents and injuries. When a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers and the communities. In line with our commitment to safety, the applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete medical screenings and a background check.
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