System Electrician (Facilities) Gillette Wyoming

BNSF Railway | Gillette, WY

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Posted Date 2/18/2024
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Job Location: Gillette
Other Potential Locations: Gillette, WY
Anticipated Start Date: 04/01/2024
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Range: Entry rate is approx. $8,260/month with an average annual salary 85K-95K in 3-5 years

All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis.

Who we are and what we do

Do you want to be a part of something that really matters? Team BNSF includes professionals focused on safety and service that play a vital role in delivering the nation's freight. Together, we help move goods and materials that sustain life and support local, national and global economies. Our rail network is one of the largest freight railroads, spanning 28 western states and serving three Canadian provinces.

What we believe

At BNSF, our Vision and Values drive who we are, not only in our words, but also our actions. BNSF is committed to our foundational values of equality and inclusion. As members of the BNSF community, our employees are entitled to:
  • be treated with dignity and respect.
  • have equal access to tools, resources, training and development opportunities.
  • have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.
We model the way through our leadership, our BNSF Diversity Councils, our eclectic Business Resource Groups, our deep involvement and investment in the communities we serve and through training programs. Our actions create an inclusive, open and collaborative workplace that encourages diverse perspectives in all interactions.

SAFETY

At BNSF, Safety is a core value of how we do business. Each and every day, our employees are committed to approach one another about safety, which is key in realizing our vision. Employees are also expected to comply with company and federal safety & health regulations, safety rules & policies, as well as procedures that guide work practices to reduce risk to exposure. Such work practices include but are not limited to wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns, and taking appropriate actions in the event of an emergency.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintenance and installation of electrical systems for BNSF buildings and facilities.

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 fueling stations.

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 this position. This is not an exhaustive list of the position's duties.

WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Extreme all-weather conditions
  • Walk and perform work on uneven surfaces
  • Safety-sensitive work environment
SHIFTS/HOURS
  • Full-time (40hrs/wk)
  • Subject to on-call, overtime, nights, weekends, and holidays
TRAVEL
  • Frequent and extensive over large geographic area
  • Travel to and remain on job sites in designated seniority region and remain on site for extended periods, sometimes days or weeks at a time
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • At least 21 years of age, or will be by the anticipated start date listed above
  • Ability to report for duty at the designated work location
  • Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English
  • Able to work safely in the above working conditions
  • Able to work the above shift/hours
  • Able to meet the above travel requirements
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • 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)
  • Ability to discriminate and differentiate between verbal and non-verbal sounds (signals, alarms, etc.) in the work environment
  • Four years minimum of verifiable electrical training and/or experience in troubleshooting and repairing electrical and PLC control systems
  • Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling
  • Able to perform work on uneven surfaces; occassionally climb ladders, poles and get on/off equipment, work from boom truck basket
  • 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
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 wages.

TRAINING
  • Company-paid on-the-job training including preparation, equipment and expenses to obtain CDL as needed.
RELOCATION
  • Assistance not available
UNION
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Dues required per union agreement
SENIORITY DISTRICT TRANSFERS
  • Per union agreement
  • Seniority-based
  • Director approval required
PROBATIONARY PERIOD
  • 120 days
BENEFITS:

BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS:
  • Criminal history
  • Last 7 years of driving history
  • Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  • Social Security number
  • Education
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 https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic.

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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