Signal Maintainer

Company Name:
Union Pacific
Description
Responsible for performing FRA and UPRR required signal system testing. They lead in the installation, repair, troubleshooting, and maintenance of various railroad signals and grade crossing warning devices. Physical duties require the ability to do the following: make quick and accurate movements; maintain exact and steady arm/hand positioning movements; perform a rapid, horizontal hand torque action; lift/carry and push/pull objects weighing 25 lbs. to 75 lbs.; climb poles, ladders and large structures and maintain balance while working on equipment (occasionally); dig holes and trenches; set poles; sweep between rails and switches; lift and maneuver heavy objects overhead (infrequently); walk for varied distances on uneven terrain (typically 3-5 miles per week); maintain muscular exertion over time; perform occasional overhead work for short periods of time; perform occasional bending, stooping and kneeling; and stand for more than half of work day with break periods.
Accountabilities
Inspect and maintain signal circuitry, equipment, and systems for problems and defects.
Test signal circuitry, equipment, and systems for FRA reporting.
Build and dismantle signal crossing warning device equipment.
Understand and follow company and industry safety rules, practices, and procedures.
Qualifications
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
Authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
For this position, you will be required to become a Union Pacific certified driver during your probationary period.
Have valid driver's license.
Have an acceptable driving record per your Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
Must meet the medical requirements (also called physical qualifications) for commercial motor vehicle drivers as specified by the US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). For more information about FMCSA physical qualifications for drivers click here.
Applicants must have the ability to effectively and accurately understand, interpret, reference, evaluate, organize, and record non-technical and technical information.
Applicants receiving a conditional job offer must pass a color vision assessment to ensure that they are able to perform the essential functions of the job by adequately discerning different colors.
Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment test in English before being allowed to interview. Click here to see a sample of the Skilled Craft Battery test.
Applicants must qualify on a Physical Ability Test (PAT) prior to employment. Click here for a description of the Physical Abilities Test.
Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
Previous construction experience and/or experience operating construction equipment.
A certificate in electricity or electronics or equivalent education.
Candidates who are able to demonstrate knowledge in the electrical field by providing a work history including contacts and documentation of apprentice or journeyman training and/or experience.
Department
The Engineering team is charged with a crucial role - maintaining 32,000 miles of track to keep America moving. Engineering employees inspect, repair and maintain infrastructure such as track, bridges, facilities and signals. Using the latest tools and technology, the Engineering team provides safe and efficient construction for all facets of the railroad.
Company
Union Pacific is one of America's premier transportation and logistics companies, linking 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serving many of the fastest-growing U.S. cities. Generations of Americans have built successful careers at Union Pacific and in the process, they've helped build a nation - delivering lumber for our homes, food for our tables, energy for our power plants and the countless raw materials and finished goods that supply the American way of life.
Location: Winnemucca, NV
Closing Date: Apply early as this job may be removed as soon as there are sufficient applicants.

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