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King County DHR Rail Track and ROW Maintainer in Seattle, Washington

*Metro Transit\'s Rail Division has exciting Career Service (CS) opportunities for Rail Track and Right of Way (ROW) Maintainers! *Rail is looking for dependable, detail-oriented *Track and ROW Maintainers *to perform journey-level trades work to troubleshoot, diagnose, maintain, repair, weld, upgrade and conduct comprehensive preventive maintenance on track, special track work, track switches, aerial and tunnel structures and supports, retaining walls, fencing, and associated equipment and components.

\ *Link Light Rail *\ Metro Transit\'s Rail Division is responsible for operating and maintaining Link Light Rail service on a 24.7 mile route from south of Sea-Tac Airport to Northgate. Expansion over the next five years alone will include the addition of more than 20 stations and 40 miles of light rail track which is a critical part of the region\'s transportation network. The light rail line is a critical part of the region\'s transportation network and carries more than 79,000 weekday daily riders. Working in Rail offers a wide variety of opportunities to showcase your skills as the Rail Division grows. This planned growth will create many promotional and training opportunities for personnel. Get in on the ground floor with a trades position in the Rail Division and get your career started with Metro!\ *\ *

*Who May Apply *

We are hiring for eleven (11) Career Service vacancies. This recruitment is open to the general public and King County employees and may be used to establish an eligibility pool to fill future Career Service and/or temporary vacancies which may occur over the next twelve (12) months, at the discretion of the hiring authority.*\ *

\ This position is considered safety sensitive. Applicants for these positions are required to undergo drug testing prior to employment and subsequent to commencement of employment, will be subject to random, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing in compliance with Federal DOT alcohol and controlled substance testing program protocols. \ \ Work Schedule \ This position is non-exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is overtime eligible. Employees must be willing to work any one of three shifts (day, swing or graveyard). Current available shifts are day and graveyard.\ \ The work schedule may include non-standard work hours including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed. Schedules are based on a seniority \"pick\" system. Per the union contract shift differentials are paid to those working swing shift and graveyard. Swing shift differential is + 5%, Graveyard differential is + 7.5% on top of the hourly pay.\ \ The Current hourly rates are: \ *Dayshift: *\$30.42-\$43.46\ *Swing shift: *\$31.94-\$45.63\ *Graveyard shift: *\$32.70-\$46.72 \

*Work Location\ *Employees may report to any of the following locations:  Rail Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) Central at 3407 Airport Way S, Seattle WA 98134, OMF East 1925 120th Ave NE Bellevue WA 98005, or any additional locations that may open in the future.

*For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:\ *Jacky Lu, Talent Advisor,


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