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Union Pacific Corporation Track Laborer-Driver Eligible - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Reference Number:1165 Department:Engineering Closing Date:Apply early as this job may be filled at any time. Most communications will be done electronically. Please check email, including spam folders, daily. If you wish to solicit an employee referral for this position, please ensure the employee submits the referral prior to submitting your application. Rate of Pay:$29.64/Hourly Description Join our dynamic team of experienced track laborers who have been dedicated to building and maintaining tracks for Union Pacific for over 150 years! As a Track Laborer - Driver Eligible, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and efficient movement of trains, serving customers across North America. Required Certifications: As part of your probationary period, you will be required to obtain certification as a Union Pacific driver. To be eligible for this certification, you must meet the following Motor Vehicle and Medical Requirements: Minimum age requirement of 21 years. Possession of a valid driver's license. Maintaining an acceptable driving record as per your Motor Vehicle Record (MVR). Obtaining a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) if you will be operating a vehicle(s) with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 26,000 lbs or greater. If this applies to your role, you will need to acquire your CDL during the probationary period. Medical Requirements: Must meet the medical requirements (also called physical qualifications) for commercial motor vehicle drivers are specified by the US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The FMCSA physical qualifications for drivers can be found on the FMCSA homepage. Health and Medical Services at Union Pacific Railroad will make the final determination on whether or not an individual meets the FMCSA medical qualifications, and may add additional medical requirements to assure the person can safely perform job tasks, with or without accommodation. Accountabilities Handle, help unload and move track materials and equipment from rail cars, carts or trucks Remove and replace rails, rail anchors, spikes, ballast, ties and other parts as needed Work with equipment; dig holes and trenches, etc. Observe the condition of the tracks (including beds and right-of-way) for problems or defects Understand and follow company and industry safety rules, practices and procedures Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Develop and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, contractors and/or customers and effectively resolve situations that arise Drive company vehicles as the need arises Maintain track beds by cutting vegetation and brush when needed, and sweeping, picking and digging dust or snow from movable track parts Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications - Required Applicants must have reached the age of 21or above. Conduct regular inspections of tracks, track beds, and right-of-way to identify any issues or defects. Replace and repair rails, rail anchors, spikes, ballast, ties, and other track components as necessary. Assist in the unloading, movement, and handling of track materials and equipment, including digging holes and trenches. Maintain track beds by clearing vegetation and brush, as well as removing dust or snow from movable track parts. Adhere to company and industry safety rules, practices, and procedures. Operate company vehicles as required. Perform track maintenance, repairs, and installations. Ensure compliance with all railroad regulations, including safety standards and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) guidelines. Foster positive working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, contractors, and customers, and effectively resolve any arising issues. Carry out additional assigned duties as ne