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(USA-MN-Willmar) Track Maintenance (Laborer, Truck Driver, Welder) – District 300 Willmar, MN

Clarkfield, MN | Posted 1 month ago

Apply early as this job may be filled at any time. Job Location:Willmar Other Potential Locations:Willmar, MN Anticipated Start Date:05/13/2024 Number of Positions:2 Salary Range:Entry rate is approx. $30.00-$31.64; $33.40-37.22/hr (after 24 months) All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis. 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 andservice 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 serveand 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 everyday, 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 track maintenance (constructing, inspecting, repairing trackand other railroad property/facilities); equipment operation and maintenance; crew and equipment transportation to/from jobsite; travel/work in assigned geographic area. TRACK MAINTENANCE REPAIR AND INSTALLATION Repair and rebuild railroad trackusingpower and non-power hand tools Lift/carry track material Cut brush, trees and vegetation Clear right-of-way of litter and cargo spillage Perform maintenanceby pulling spikes from ties, drilling holes through rails for bolt insertion, and fitting bolts Cut rail MAINTAIN TRACKBED Manually compress ballast Remove/install ties Lift, roll, and adjust rails Lift/carry track material with assistance OPERATE EQUIPMENT Remove/replace ballast Operate non-powered hand tools such as shovels, picks, axes, cutters, sledgehammers Operate proper electric, pneumatic, or hydraulic hand tools such as drills, impact wrenches, jacks, power saws, and grinders TRUCK DRIVER AND MAINTENACE Operate 26K+lbtrucks Ensure proper truck and equipment maintenance Submit required paperwork for truck repairs or welding equipment WELDER Weld, grind, and cut rail Operate welding truck safely and efficiently Order material: welding supplies, grinding stones, reports, safety equipment Maintain records and time sheets. The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for this position.This is notan exhaustive list of the position's duties. WORKING CONDITIONS Extreme all-weather conditions Walk and perform work onuneven surfaces Safety-sensitive work environment Loud noise and fumes Work on and around heavy/moving machinery SHIFTS/HOURS Full-time(40hrs/wk) Subject to on-call, overtime, nights, alternatingshifts, weekends, and holidays TRAVEL Travel to and remain on job sites in designated eniority regionand remain on sitefor extended periods,sometimes days or weeks at atime BASIC QUALIFICATIONS At least 18 years of age, or will be by the anticipated start date listed above Ability to report for duty at the designated work location Able to work safely in the above working conditions Able toworkthe above shift/hours Able to meet the above travel requirements Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English Able to lift and carry up to 60lbsoccasionally Possess a valid state-issued driver's license Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow, and lunar (clear) light Abilityto discriminate and differentiate between verbal and non-verbal sounds (signals, alarms, etc.) in the work environment Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling Occasionallyclimb on/off equipment Bend, walk, standand sit for extendedtime;use hand tools Follow safety policies and procedures along with rules compliance; wear required personal protective equipment, including respirators TRAINING Company-paid on-the-job training RELOCATION Assistance not available UNION Brotherhoodof 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. 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, disability or protected veteran status. F:MO|EngineeringTransitioning Military|Operations - Engineering|Willmar,MN|56201 Zip/Postal Code:[ BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

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