Thursday, April 8, 2010


This is government money for "infrastructure" - the jobs are
located all over, paid training in Atlanta . This is an awesome
opportunity, please pass this on. These jobs pay good wages.

Track Worker-030702

Job Summary
* Work as a member of a crew to install new railroad track, maintain existing track and right-of-way.
* 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
Pay Rate
Entry Rate $19.36/hour
Full Rate $21.52/hour
Promotional/ Advancement Opportunities
Under Maintenance of Way Collective Bargaining Agreement, Track Workers may be considered for advancement or promotion to other positions within the Engineering Department if qualified..
Machine Operator $23.25 - $24.81/hour
Welder Helper $21.93/hour
Bridge Tender $21.93/hour
Bridge Mechanic $22.65/hour
Foreman $22.71 - $25.53/hour
Track Inspector $23.98 - $25.14/hour
You will attend two or three weeks of training at the Railroad Education & Development Institute 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
> Preferred Qualifications
> Outside work experience (e.g. construction, heavy equipment
> operation, farming, landscaping)
> Welding experience
> Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
> Basic Competencies
> Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written
> communications- -both general and technical)
> Communication skills (provide clear instructions/ directions)
> Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
> Basic Math
> Physical Requirements
> Heavy work, lifting up to 70 pounds occasionally and up to 100
> pounds on a rare basis stoop/bend/kneel/ crouch/balance/ climb on an
> occasional basis exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor
> on an occasional basis.
> Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/ inspection
Employment Conditions
> * Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
> * Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, safety-toe boots, or safety glasses
> Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
> Complete annual training and pass safety and track worker rules examinations
> May require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol
> Must pass all required assessments
> Must pass a background screening
> Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug and physical capabilities test
> * This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement, membership is required
> * Travel required
> Environmental Conditions
> * Work outside in all weather conditions and on occasions at elevated heights.
> * Safety Commitment
> Safety is a way of life at CSX, encompassing every aspect of
> company operations. 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. Not only is it the right
> thing to do, but when a company puts safety first, everyone benefits:
> the employees and their families, the customers and the communities.
> * This is a safety sensitive position. The candidate selected
> for this position must successfully complete a full physical including a
> drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new
> position. All candidates' safety records will be reviewed and considered
> when evaluating the candidate pool.
> Company Profile
> CSX Corporation, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in
> Jacksonville , FL , is a multi-modal freight transportation company
> serving customers across North America . Through its primary
> subsidiary, CSX operates the largest railroad in the eastern United
> States with operations in 23 states, the District of Columbia and two
> Canadian provinces. CSX also includes an integrated intermodal company
> which serves customers with its own truck and terminal operations as
> well as a dedicated domestic container fleet. Other CSX subsidiaries
> provide technology and real estate support to the company. These
> subsidiaries combine to allow CSX to deliver efficient freight
> alternatives to customers in a variety of industries, including coal,
> chemicals, automobiles, metals, agricultural and forest products, food
> and consumer goods. CSX Transportation is the largest company in the CSX
> family employing 34,000 management and union employees. CSXT's primary
> focus is the operation, maintenance an!
> d management of the largest railroad in the eastern United States .
> Closing Statement
> At CSX, two of the company's core values are People Make The
> Difference and Safety Is A Way of Life. 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/ Affirmative Action
> Employer that supports diversity in the workplace.
> Apply online to this position.
> Thank you.
> Erwin L. Smith
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