Florida East Coast Railway

  • Trackman

    Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Requisition Number
    2018-1486
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Maintenance of Way
    Retirement Plan
    Railroad
    Close Date
    Apply early as this job may be removed or filled as soon as there are sufficient applicants.
    Union Position
    Yes
  • Overview

    Performs routine maintenance and construction work on railroad tracks, bridges and right-of-way by performing the following duties.

    Responsibilities

    Include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

    • Operates track maintenance equipment (i.e., portable grinder, spike puller, etc.) to grind ends of rails, remove old spikes, drive new spikes, cut ties, and perform related maintenance while working as a member of a work crew.
    • Uses power drill to drill holes through rail or tie plates for insertion of bolts and spikes.
    • Operates single- or multiple-head spike driving machine to drive spike into tie and secure rail.
    • Operates track wrench machine to tighten or loosen bolts at rail joints.
    • Operates rail saw to cut rail to specified lengths.
    • Loading, unloading, and general handling of materials and equipment as instructed.
    • Performing various type of bridge maintenance as needed.
    • Assisting other employees when and where instructed.
    • Strict compliance with FEC Safety Polices.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide
    • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but un­involved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems in­volving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • Required to have a Class B Commercial Driver's License to operate some types of equipment & vehicles.
    • May at times be called upon to lead a crew and/or gang of up to ten employees in the absence of the foreman.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly re­quir­ed to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
    • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 

    Qualified applicants will be considered for vacancies without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by prevailing state and federal laws, regulations and ordinances.

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