System Electrician (Facilities)
Company: BNSF Railway
Posted on: February 16, 2020
Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the
closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the
Job Location: Cicero
Other Potential Locations: Cicero, IL
Anticipated Start Date: 06/01/2020
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Range: Entry rate is approx. $6,962/month with an average
annual salary of $83,554.
All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please
check your email on a daily basis.
Maintenance and installation of electrical systems for BNSF
buildings and facilities.
SAFETY: Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and
procedure, to include wearing required safety equipment, responding
to and acting on safety concerns.
MAINTENANCE AND INSTALLATION: Install and maintain: 1) high voltage
(up to 15KV) overhead and underground distribution systems; 2) low
voltage (less than 600 V) for commercial and industrial
installations; 3) HVAC systems, boilers, unit heaters, furnaces.
Use fire recovery equipment. Install conduit, wire, lighting
systems, electrical services, underground/overhead devices.
Maintain electrical systems of cranes, turntables, lift, and
TOOL/EQUIPMENT OPERATION: Construct and maintain electrical systems
with bucket trucks, digger-derricks and trenchers. Use: pole
climbers, high precision measuring tools (micrometers, voltmeters,
amp meters, recorders), hand tools (screwdrivers, wrenches, etc.),
power tools (drills, power saws, etc.).
The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative
categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for the
position. These general categories do not necessarily constitute an
exhaustive list of duties of the position.
- 21 years old or older
- Available to work in geographic area indicated
- Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and
- Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
- Available to work full-time (40 hrs/wk) subject to overtime, on
call and alternate shifts that may include weeknights, weekends,
- Available to travel to job sites in the region, and remain on
site (overnight) for extended periods of time, sometimes days or
weeks at a time.
- Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs without assistance
- Possess a valid Class A CDL or be able to obtain one within
first 120 days employed
- Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow
and lunar (clear light); hear, and with training, distinguish
- Four years minimum of verifiable electrical training and/or
experience in troubleshooting and repairing electrical and PLC
- Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding,
grasping, turning and pulling
- Able to perform work on uneven surfaces; frequently climb
ladders, poles and get on/off equipment, work from boom truck
- Able to work in conditions with loud noise and fumes; work
on/around heavy/moving machinery; bend, walk, stand, sit for
extended periods of time; use hand and power tools
Training: Company-paid, on-the-job including preparation, equipment
and expenses to obtain CDL as needed.
Compensation: Average annual salary of $83,554 is for an employee
with 3 - 5 years of seniority and depends on hours worked, which
could include overtime, per diem, and other union-negotiated
Relocation: Assistance not available.
Work Conditions: Extreme all-weather conditions; uneven surfaces;
safety sensitive work environment.
Probationary Period: 120 days.
Travel: Frequent and extensive over large geographic area.
Seniority District Transfers: Per union agreement, seniority based
and required Director approval.
Shifts/Hours: Full-time, subject to on-call, overtime, nights,
Union: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Dues: Per union agreement, membership and dues required.
BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.
All positions require pre-employment background verification,
medical review and pre-employment drug screen.
BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS:
- Criminal history
- Last 7 years of driving history
- Last 5 years of employment history to include military
- Social Security number
MEDICAL REVIEW ELEMENTS:
- Medical evaluation
- Drug Screen
- Other elements as needed
DRUG TEST ELEMENTS:
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs
pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required
to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal
drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation
in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal
authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted
access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC
is a condition of employment for such positions and requires
candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security
assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic
information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph).
More information is available at
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Nearest Major Market: Chicago
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