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Track Worker - Springfield, MA

Company: CSX
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary 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 Pay Rate Entry Rates: 90% First year - $25.54/hr 95% Second year - $26.96/hr 100% Third year - $28.38/hr Training You will attend training in Atlanta, GA. CSX will pay for travel, lodging and meals as required by collective bargaining agreement. Minimum Qualifications * High School Diploma/GED * 18 years of age or older * Valid Driver's License * Ability to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (Class A or Class B) within 60 days of hire Preferred Qualifications * One or more years of outside work exp (e.g. construction, heavy equipment op, farming,etc) * Welding experience * Commercial Driver's License (CDL) * Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A with Airbrake Endorsement Physical Requirements * Heavy work, lifting up to 60 pounds occasionally and up to 85 pounds on a rare basis * Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb * Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis * Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection Basic Competencies * Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications) * Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions) * Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills) * Basic Math Job Requirements * 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 Safety Commitment 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. About CSX CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 200 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 230 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Closing Statement At CSX, two of our five Guiding Principles are Valuing and Developing Employees as well as Operating Safely. We are committed to offering our team members the most competitive compensation and benefits package available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible. CSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the EEO is Law poster. Click here to view the OFCCP pay transparency provision information. CSX Transportation and its subsidiaries are not seeking outside assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies or search firms for employment or contractor opportunities. Any resumes submitted by an outside vendor to any employee at CSX via e-mail, Internet, or directly to hiring managers without a valid written search agreement in place with the Talent Acquisition / HR department will be deemed the sole property of CSX. No placement fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired as a result of the referral, or through other means.

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