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.
Entry Rate $19.36/hour
Full Rate $21.52/hour
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