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BNSF Railroad Jobs – Track Maintenance

Website BNSF Railway

Job Description:

This position is responsible for maintenance of track infrastructure, including construction, inspection and repair of track and other railroad property/facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; and travel and work within assigned geographic area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform maintenance by pulling spikes from ties, drilling holes through rails for bolt insertion, and fitting bolts
  • Extreme all-weather conditions
  • Walk and perform work on uneven surfaces
  • Lift/carry track material with assistance
  • Clear right-of-way of litter and cargo spillage
  • Cut brush, trees and vegetation
  • Remove/install ties
  • Operate non-powered hand tools such as shovels, picks, axes, cutters, sledgehammers
  • Cut rail
  • Operate proper electric, pneumatic, or hydraulic hand tools such as drills, impact wrenches, jacks, power saws, and grinders
  • Loud Noise and Fumes
  • Lift/carry track material
  • Safety sensitive work environment
  • Repair and rebuild railroad track using power and non-power hand tools
  • Work on and around heavy/moving machinery
  • Remove/replace ballast
  • Manually compress ballast
  • Lift, roll, and adjust rails

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to report for duty at the designated work location
  • Able to visually distinguish colors – red, blue, green, yellow, and lunar (clear) light
  • Able to work the above shift/hours
  • Ability to discriminate and differentiate between verbal and non-verbal sounds (signals, alarms, etc.) in the work environment
  • Able to work safely in the above working conditions
  • Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English
  • Able to lift and carry up to 60 lbs occasionally
  • Available to travel to and remain on job sites in designated seniority region and remain on site for extended periods, sometimes days or weeks at a time
  • Able to meet the above travel requirements
  • Possess a valid state-issued driver’s license
  • At least 18 years of age, or will be by the anticipated start date listed above
  • Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling

Job Details:

Company: BNSF Railway

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Quincy, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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