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CSX Transportation Signal Maintainer - Avon, IN in Avon, Indiana

Description Job Summary Regional travel may be required. Assist in the installation, repairing, testing and maintenance of various railroad signals and grade crossing protection equipment. Employees must be able to meet and comply with the manufacture's weight limitation safety rating and recommendations for any equipment associated with performing their duties, including the 300 lb. safety rating for ladders (both portable and affixed) and fall arrest equipment. Primary Activities and Responsibilities * Be able to safely perform all job responsibilities * Perform work on signal equipment including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems * Install signal/communication structures and component * Lubricate moving parts on mechanical equipment such as switch machines, car retarders and controllers * Use the risk management process to isolate potentially dangerous situations * Prepare and paint signal equipment * Inspect, test, repair and maintain communication/signal and electrical equipment * Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) * Drive and operate medium to heavy duty vehicles daily. * Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager * Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager Pay Rate Minimum entry rate of $29.40/hour. Pay rates are progressive upon completion of all required apprentice training. Pay rates vary by location. Training Initially, you will attend training in Atlanta, GA., and three (3) additional training sessions that will be scheduled approximately 130 days apart. CSX will pay for travel, lodging and meals as required by collective bargaining agreement. Once training has been completed this position will advance to Signal Maintainer. Signal Maintainer rate of pay is $35.84/ HR ## Qualifications Minimum Qualifications * High School Diploma/GED * 21 years of age or older * Valid Driver's License * Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Preferred Qualifications * One or more years of outside work exp (e.g. construction, heavy equipment op, farming,etc) * One year experience using Volt / Ohm meters * One year experience interpreting circuit schematics or diagrams * One year work experience in electronics, electrical, or electromechanical field Physical Requirements * Heavy work, lifting up to 60 pounds occasionally and up to 85 pounds on a rare basis * Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb * Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection * Climb ladders and poles up to 40 feet to make repairs, tests and installations * Work outside in all weather conditions and occasionally on uneven terrain * Must meet color vision and hearing requirements as described in FRA Regulations Basic Competencies * Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications) * Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions) * Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills) * Basic Math Job Requirements * Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries * Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, or safety-toe boots * Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work * Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations * The applicant selected may be required to successfully complete a background check * Must pass all required assessments * Must pass a background screening * This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement and membership is req. * Extensive travel required * Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including a drug test Safety Commitment 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. When a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers and the communities. In line with our commitment to safety, the applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete medical screenings and a background check. About CSX CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 200 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 230 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Closing Statement At CSX, two of our five Guiding Principles are Valuing and Developing Employees as well as Operating Safely. 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 Employer Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the EEO is Law poster. Click here to view the OFCCP pay transparency provision information. CSX Transportation and its subsidiaries are not seeking outside assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies or search firms for employment or contractor opportunities. Any resumes submitted by an outside vendor to any employee at CSX via e-mail, Internet, or directly to hiring managers without a valid written search agreement in place with the Talent Acquisition / HR department will be deemed the sole property of CSX. No placement fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired as a result of the referral, or through other means. *Primary Location: United States-IN-Avon Overtime Status: Non-exempt Closing Date: Jun 15, 2021, 11:59:00 PM Number of Openings: 1 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Req ID: 047534