BNSF Railway Company Signal Apprentice - Libby, MT in Libby, Montana
Apply early as this job may be filled at any time.
Other Potential Locations:Libby, MT
Anticipated Start Date:03/28/2022
Number of Positions:1
Salary Range:Entry rate is approx. $29.40/hr with annual pay of $61,152 - $70,844 with 3 - 5 years seniority.
All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis.
COVID-19 Federal Vaccine Mandate
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all aspects of our lives. From the onset, BNSF's goals have remained the same: keep our people safe and maintain our essential operations. While we maintained that the decision to be vaccinated for COVID-19 is a personal one, we also encouraged employees to consider the options and make the best decision for themselves and their families.
Under President Biden's COVID-19 Action Plan, BNSF is covered by the federal mandate and must require all employees to be fully vaccinated with a target date of January 4, 2022. Under this same federal mandate, BNSF will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date.
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.
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.
This position is responsible for installing, inspecting, testing, and maintaining train control systems and grade crossing warning device equipment.
Load and unload supplies
Dig holes and trenches for cable
Paint signal equipment
Climb poles and signal masts
Handle cable and wireto make electrical connections
MACHINES AND TOOLS
Use non-power tools such asshovels, picks, axes, sledgehammers
Usehigh precision measuring tools such asmicrometers, voltmeters, amp meters, recorders
Use hand tools such asscrewdrivers, wrenches, pliers, tape measures
Use power tools such as drills and power saws
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.
Extreme all-weather conditions
Walk and perform work on uneven surfaces
Safety sensitive work environment
Exposure to loud noise and fumes
Work on/around heavy/moving machinery
Subject to on-call(24/7), overtime, nights, alternating shifts, weekends, and holidays
Travel to and remain on job sites around designated seniority region, sometimes for extended periods of time
At least 18 years of age, or will be by the anticipated start date listed above
Possess a valid state-issued driver's licenseorbeable to obtain one within 60 days of employment
Ability to report for duty at the designated work location
Able to work safely in the above working conditions
Able toworkthe above shift/hours
Ableto meet the above travel requirements
Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English
Able to lift and carry up to 60lbsoccasionally
Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow, and lunar (clear light)
Ability to discriminate and differentiate between verbal and non-verbal sounds (signals, alarms, etc.) in the work environment.
Able to use handsand hand toolsto perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling
Occasionallyclimb ladders; get on/off equipment; climb signal poles to perform installations
Bend, walk, stand, sit for extended time
Follow safety policies and procedures; wear the required personal protective equipment
Successful candidate(s) will participate in a two-year apprenticeship to include on-the-job and classroom training
Assistance not available
Dues required per union agreement
SENIORITY DISTRICT TRANSFERS
Per union agreement
Require Manager approval
BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.
All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS:
Last 7 years of driving history
Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
Social Security number
MEDICAL REVIEW ELEMENTS:
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, or protected veteran status.
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BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.