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Track Laborer - Regional

Company: Union Pacific
Location: Pendleton
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description

Join a team of track laborers with a record of building and repairing railroad tracks for Union Pacific over 150 years! As a Track Laborer - Regional, you'll perform the maintenance, repairs and installations critical to the tracks that run through your assigned territory. By repairing or replacing tracks as needed, you'll enable Union Pacific to move trains safely and efficiently to serve its customers throughout North America! We are powered by our people, will you join our team?


Accountabilities

Observe the condition of railroad tracks, track beds and track right-of-way for problems or defects
Remove and replace rails, rail anchors, spikes, ballast, ties and other parts as needed
Handle, help unload and move track materials and equipment from rail cars, carts or trucks and dig holes and trenches
Perform railroad track maintenance, repair, installation, including operating heavy equipment
Maintain track beds by cutting vegetation and brush when needed, and sweeping, picking and digging dust or snow from movable track parts
Understand and follow company and industry safety rules, practices and procedures
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, contractors and/or customers and effectively handle high-pressure situations
Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications

Required Valid driver's license
Proficient verbal and written communication skills to deliver information to coworker(s) and supervisor(s)
Experience reading and understanding instructions (examples may include: operating and safety rules, bulletins, special instructions, and federal regulatory documents)
Candidates for this position must pass a pre-employment test in English before being allowed to interview. The number of candidates who pass the test and are granted an interview is based upon hiring needs. If you have taken this test for any of the jobs listed here and failed within the last six months, you will not be eligible to apply for this position. Click here to see a sample of the Workplace Practices Test.
Candidates must qualify on a Physical Ability Test (PAT) prior to employment. Click here for a description of the Physical Abilities Test


Preferred Experience working outdoors in variable weather conditions (consider professional, personal, and volunteer experience)
Experience welding or a welding certificate (consider professional, personal, and volunteer experience)
Experience working in a construction-type setting (consider professional, personal, and volunteer experience)
Experience operating heavy equipment such as construction, farm, etc. (consider professional, personal, and volunteer experience)
Experience of 1 year or more in Railroad Maintenance of Way work
Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class A or Class B

Keywords: Union Pacific, Yakima , Track Laborer - Regional, Other , Pendleton, Washington

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