Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.
Job Location: Topeka
Other Potential Locations: Topeka, KS
Anticipated Start Date: 04/02/2018
Number of Positions: 12.00
Salary Range: Approximately $25.32 - $30.14 per hour
All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis.
Mechanical Journeyman Hires requiring relo:
A $15,000 hiring incentive – payable over three (3) years in equal installments of $5,000 - is available for candidates who meet the below qualifications:
Mechanical Apprentice Hires requiring relo:
A $10,000 hiring incentive – payable in two installments of $5,000 over two (2) years - is available for candidates who meet the below qualifications:
**Additional information will be provided to candidates selected to interview.
Test, inspect and proper repair of electrical components of locomotive systems, equipment and machinery.
SAFETY: Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to and acting on safety concerns.
LOCOMOTIVE SYSTEM MAINTENANCE: Test, inspect and repair switches, heaters, air conditioners, DC power systems, event recorder tapes, lights, water coolers, batteries, low and high voltage systems, traction motors, cooling fans, and fuel pumps.
EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE: Troubleshoot, repair, install, inspect, calibrate and replace electrical high-voltage, mechanical, and electro-magnetic equipment, perform preventative maintenance on a variety of tools/equipment, and machinery to ensure proper function.
The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for the position. These general categories do not necessarily constitute an exhaustive list of duties of the position.
Training: Company-paid on-the-job.
Relocation: Assistance not available.
Work Conditions: Extreme all-weather conditions; uneven surfaces; safety sensitive work environment.
Probationary Period: Journeyman = 60 days; Apprentice = 122 days.
Shifts/Hours: Full-time (40 hrs/wk), subject seniority and governed by union agreement, assigned shift may be one of three 8-hour shifts; Mechanical shops operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Union: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Dues: Per union agreement; membership and dues required.
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 http://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic.
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