Utility Worker
CSX - Selkirk, NY

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Job Summary
Service and clean locomotives, transport supplies between work and storage sites, and perform a variety of support and clean-up activities in locomotive and car repair areas.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Operate heavy duty equipment, licensed and unlicensed vehicles and work around all types of moving equipment
May be called upon to perform tasks associated with work assignments such as cleaning, sweeping, forklift operation, handling material and fueling locomotives
Clean interior/exterior of locomotives, equipment and mechanical parts
Supply locomotive with necessary materials
Complete routine reports and make entries into log and inventory records
Clean empty cars
Check fuel or water sight glass/gauge to determine fluid levels on tools, machines or equipment (hydraulic, lubricating, fuel, cooling, etc.) and perform preventive maintenance on a variety of tools, equipment or machinery
May be required to operate locomotives

Pay Rate

Training Rate - 85% of applicable rate per collective bargaining agreement and varies by location

1-12 months - 85% of rate

13-24 months - 90% of rate

25-36 months - 95% of rate

37 months - 100% of rate
Full rate varies by location. Lowest full rate is $20.28/hour

Promotional Opportunities
Under Utility Worker Collective Bargaining Agreement, employees may be considered for promotion to other craft positions within the Mechanical Department if qualified:

Full Journeyman Electrician
Full Journeyman Diesel Mechanic/Machinist
Full Journeyman Sheet Metal Worker

Training

You will attend 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

Electrical, pipefitting, sheet metal fabrication, welding, or diesel mechanic experience

Forklift experience

Experience reading and interpreting blueprints
Experience in interpreting circuit schematics

Basic Competencies

Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications--both general and technical)
Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
Reasoning skills (problem solving and trouble shooting skills)
Mechanical aptitude

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
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 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

Environmental Conditions

Work outside in all weather conditions, in confined spaces, and on occasion 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 and 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.

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