Brake Repairer Railroad Job Description Sample
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses are NOT Authorized.
Relocation (Government Home Sale) Expenses are NOT Authorized
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
This is a Career Program (CP) 24 position.
This position requires pre-employment and annual physicals.
This position requires temporary duty travel 30% of the time including OCONUS locations.
This position requires you possess and maintain a valid stateside driver's license.
This position requires you to complete the Railroad Safety Course within 30 days of being appointed to this position and attend annual Railroad Safety refresher course.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element WG-04): Ability to do the work of a Railroad Repairer~ without more than normal supervision. Must possess the ability to operate power tools such as, jack hammer, power saw or drill, large impact wrench and to use hand tools, and/or heavy tools (axes, picks, chain saws, large wrenches, sledge hammers and tamping bars); safely operate, clean, and perform routine preventive maintenance on power equipment such as chainsaws and weed-eaters; and follow general instructions or simple drawings to perform tasks that require significant manual skill, prior work experience or training, and very heavy physical effort.
Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element WG-05): Ability to do the work of a Railroad Repairer without more than normal supervision. Must possess the ability to align straight sections of track and gaging tracks for correct and uniform distance between rails using a fixed gage; install ties, track sections, switches, and other similar track parts. I can cut rail to designated length or installed small rail sections; and check operation of manually thrown switches making minor adjustments for smooth operation.
Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal Supervision
Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)
Ability to Perform Work with Dexterity and Safety
Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order)
Physical Effort: This position performs extremely strenuous work for long periods. Work may require constant kneeling, crouching, lifting, pushing, and similar body and limb movements. May be required to lift and carry equipment weighing over 80 pounds. All lifts over 50 pounds will be assisted with a two person lift or using a mechanical handling equipment lifting device. The two person lift limit is 100 pounds and will only be used for single event, non-routine lifts.
Working Conditions: This position is required to work outside in all types of weather and may be subjected to loud machinery noises, possible burn from hot equipment, fumes from creosote, smoke, dirt, falls and possible injuries from handling equipment.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
You may claim military spouse preference.
This is a Term position not to exceed one year and one day.
This position is temporary and may be extended up to a maximum of six years.
This position has provisions that may be made permanent without further competition. To be eligible for conversion to a permanent career-conditional or career appointment, you must have completed at least two years of current continuous service under a term appointment in the competitive service AND demonstrate successful job performance.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
Management may fill position at any grade level.
Noncompetitive promotion potential to the target grade.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
Background checks and security clearance
OVERVIEW OF VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY
Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. We run our business with great discipline and integrity.
At Vulcan, our people share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, positive reinforcement, open-mindedness and communication.
Ours is a culture of mutual respect, integrity and committed spirit. Opportunity, community and unity is our way of doing business. We call it The Vulcan Way.
Summary Description of Position
Able to perform switching, loading/unloading, breaking or making up of trains. Travel with the train on its assigned route to protect the movement of train. Inspect all equipment on cars prior to movement. Instruct locomotive operator threw radio communication in coupling and uncoupling cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings; i.e., replacing broken knuckles or air brake hoses. Required to operate switches; operate uncoupling levers; operate remote control devices; sets/releases hand brakes; inspects and makes minor train repairs; comprehends color and/or hand signals, safety, operating rules and communications; and, switching activities and train movements. Must be able to operate hand controlled rail switches, pneumatic air valves, manual hand-wheel brakes on railcars, high pressure water hoses, pry bar and shovel
Able to safely and efficiently operate rail load out through the use of conveyor belts, crushers, motor, gear boxes, screens, etc. Performs start-up and shut down procedures and monitors material flow, load out settings throughout assigned responsible area, making adjustments as required to maximize production and to provide a quality product. Along with operating same such machines to load same finished product into rail car.
Job requirements include weighing trucks on scale; entering appropriate data into computer (price, product, weight, customer name, etc.)
Generating bill of sale, dray tickets, and bills of lading
Collecting cash/checks; interfacing with company personnel and with outside haulers
Receive and review directions from supervisor, lead man and clerk and discuss with locomotive engineer and other crew members.
The employee may work in high and/or precarious places or cramped work space that requires getting into awkward positions.
Must be able to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time; grip, climb, reach, shovel, squat, crawl, or pull, push, as well as, bend and lift up to 45 pounds.
The employee is outdoors and exposed to varying and/or extreme weather conditions (i.e., heat, wet, cold, etc)
Must be able to work required overtime and flexible work schedule.
Must be able to speak, read, and have a working knowledge of the English language
Education, Experience, Skills Required
- High School Diploma/GED or an equivalent combination of training and work experience.
Office and clerical experience, word processing, and calculator operations are preferred.
Knowledge of the rail weight regulations, capacities, and limitations is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Position requires knowledge of basic computer applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point), typing skills and good communication skills.
Required knowledge of company products, and uses
Required general knowledge of accounting procedures.
Must have the ability to operate computerized scale system.
Must have the ability to organize, work under pressure, and communicate effectively.
Ensure all train orders, signals, and comply with company railroad safety rules and regulations are complied with.
Must be able to work in a rail shipping environment- which includes the switching, cleaning, and movement associated with the loading of railcars.
Must be able to operate hand controlled rail switches, pneumatic air valves, manual hand wheel brakes on railcars, high pressure water hoses, pry bar and shovel.
Must be able to wear all required personal protective equipment for the task, including, but not limited to, safety glasses, respiratory protection, hardhat, gloves and steel toed boots.
Vulcan Materials Company offers a competitive compensation program and benefits package including: medical/dental/vision, paid holidays and vacations, life insurance, 401(k) with match and flexible spending accounts.
Vulcan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law from discrimination.
Railroad Signal Design Engineer
VHBs growing Boston, MA team is looking for a Railroad Signal Design Engineer(s) to join our Transit and Rail team.
VHBs passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.
Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.
Skills and Abilities:
Understanding of the following attributes of a signaling system:
North American Train Control Systems for Freight, Commuter Rail, Light Rail and High-speed rail operations
Detailed knowledge of Signal Aspect and speed control drawings
Signal block design involving Safe Braking for all types of North American signal systems
Wayside Signaling systems including wayside/cab, switch machines, track circuits, and cross bonding, and/or axle counters
Ability to design in accordance with the FRA principles defined in the CFR 49 parts 234-236 relating to vital and non-vital software and electrical circuits
Ability to program Vital and Non-Vital Microprocessor based systems
Experience with designing at grade railroad crossing circuits for both constant and fixed warning systems including traffic preemption
Power Supplies and Distribution.
Knowledge of office systems involving computer-based dispatcher workstations
Knowledge of railroad signal construction techniques and standards for heavy and light rail installations
Minimum of 10 years experience with CFR 49 Parts 234-236, AREMA Signal Manual and Recommendations and IEEE and how they pertain to North American train control systems.
Working knowledge of all applications within the Microsoft Office software group.
Ability to create or revise electronic drawings using AutoCAD and/or Microstation CAD programs.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Motivated to lead and mentor others Ability to travel locally and nationally when required.
A positive attitude towards teamwork, communication and problem-solving
Minimum 10 years experience in North American Railroad Signaling Systems
An Associate or Bachelors degree in Engineering or in a related field such as Computer Systems Engineering etc.
At VHB, were invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. Were proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 36 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.
Special Metals Corporation is looking for highly motivated individuals to join our Dunkirk facility as a mechanical repairer.
. Receive and interpret instructions, print, sketches and work orders for job.
. Troubleshoot, repair and maintain all plant equipment.
. Fabricate fixtures for plant equipment, working from prints or sketches, usisng various measuring devices, arc or gas welding equipment, power and hand tools.
. Install or assist in the instalation of new equipment or relocation of present equipment as required.
. Advise supervision of problem areas developed during Preventinve Maintenance checks.
. Determine and advise supervisors of material requirements for jobs.
. Learn to run the equipment to aid in understanding how to troubleshoot problems.
. Must be willing to provide innovative repair ideas that will help increase the reliability and productivity of the equipment.
. Assist in creation of diagnostic and repair procedure documentaion, including c0llaborating with supervisors and coworkers to analyze response to unplanned downtime events and determine best practices for future repairs.
. Demonstrate sufficient motivation and competence to learn new systems, methods, tools and procedures.
. Must be willing and able to work any shift to cover needs.
Education and Experience
The ideal candidate must have the ability to perform technical duties of the millwright and welding crafts. Candidate must have knowledge and experience in hydraulics and pneumatics.
MIG, TIG and Stick welding as well as gas cutting, plasma and air arcing experience is required. Experience with gas furnace combustion, refractory, plumbing and rigging is a plus. We look for candidates with a high school diploma or equivalent, and a vocational degree related to the position. 3-5 years of experience in a heavy manufacturing setting is desired, but not required.
Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.
Electrician-Electronic Equipment Repairer (Bc-11)
Recruitment No.: 1718-008 Open Competitive
Open: Includes all interested individuals including members of the general public
Eligible lists may be used for temporary and permanent vacancies for the class of work during the life of the eligible list. Temporary appointments may lead to conversion to permanent employment.
Installs, maintains and repairs electrical systems, equipment and appurtenant fixtures; performs skilled work in the installation, testing, maintenance and repair of operational electronic equipment and electronic component parts; and performs other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the filing date of their application, unless otherwise specified.
Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. Your possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must be of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Note: Calculation of experience is based on full-time, 40-hour work weeks.
Part-time experience must be pro-rated. Example: Twelve months of experience at 20 hours per week is equivalent to six months of experience. In addition, hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week will not be credited. Example: Twelve months of experience at 60 hours per week is equivalent to one year, not one and one-half years.
Training and Experience:Experience and/or training of sufficient scope and quality to competently perform the journeyman level skills and duties of this position.
License Requirement:Possession of a journeyman electrician's license; and possession of an appropriate valid Hawaii State driver's license, as required.
Knowledge of:principles and theory of electricity and electronics; practices, tools, equipment and materials used in the electrical and electronic trades; installation, maintenance and repair of electrical/electronic equipment, apparatus and instruments; testing equipment and testing procedures in maintaining and repairing electronic components; hazards involved in working around energized lines and equipment; safety practices of the trades.
Ability to:read and interpret blueprints, plans diagrams and schematics of electrical and electronic circuits; plan electrical wiring installations; make minor modifications to electrical and electronic circuits; install, maintain, test, repair and troubleshoot electrical/electronic systems and equipment; estimate material requirements; work with dexterity and safety; understand and follow oral and written instructions; maintain good working relationships with others, handle weights and loads.
Health and Physical Condition
Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties.
Additional Job Information
Required Forms and Documentation:
Copy of your valid State of Hawaii Journeyman Electrician License
Copy of a valid motor vehicle operator's license (Hawai'i Type 3 or equivalent)
Note: Copy of your electrician license and driver's license must be submitted in order to be given credit.
Copies will not be returned. Mail or drop off: Department of Human Resources, 4444 Rice Street, Suite 140, Lihue, HI 96766 or email at email@example.com within 7 calendar days from filing this application. Office hours are Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The examination will consist of a training and experience evaluation based on the applicant's education and experience as presented in the application. Be certain to list all pertinent training and experience, as this may be important in determining your examination score. It is essential that the applicant describe fully the duties and responsibilities of each position held, specify the date of each position held (from and to, month and year), and indicate the number of hours worked per week.
For further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the Internal Complaint and Merit Appeals Board Processes please visit our website at www.kauai.gov.
NOTE: Persons selected for employment will be required to pass a suitability background investigation which may include, but not limited to, an oral interview, reference check, drug screening, pre-employment medical exam, psychological assessment, polygraph test, as applicable to the position to their employment.
Equipment Operator / Repairer (Street Cleaning)
Operates, maintains, and repairs the heavier types of equipment.
Operate backhoes, rollers, front-end loaders, street sweepers, mowers, hydraulic pumps, jackhammers, and other equipment of comparable size and complexity;
Maintain and repair heavy equipment, including hydraulic controls, belts, drive shafts, pumps, and motors;
Drive dump trucks, crew trucks, and spreader trucks;
Operate mechanical attachments and equipment on vehicles;
Operate pickups and other light equipment when assigned;
Perform related duties as directed.
Completion of a high school diploma or the equivalent with an additional three to five years experience in the operation and repair of motorized construction equipment; or any combination of relevant education and experience which provides the following:
Physical Exam Required
Valid Current Class A Commercial Driver's License
Knowledge and Abilities
- Operation, maintenance, and repair of heavy motorized equipment typically used in construction or maintenance activities.
Operate heavy equipment skillfully and safely;
Perform repair and maintenance on trucks and heavy equipment, including; hydraulic controls, pumps, motors, driveshafts, and other mechanical systems;
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Frequently lift and carry up to 50 pounds
Occasionally lift and carry up to 75 pounds
Walk and stand during shift
Climb ladders, scaffolding stairs, poles and inclined surfaces
Continuously push and pull objects
Frequently flex upper trunk forward at the waist and partially at the knees
Frequently rotate upper trunk the right or left while sitting or standing
Reach above, at or below shoulder height
Coordinate eye, hand and foot movement in order to operate motorized vehicles an machinery.
Barista - Store# 06675, Grape & Railroad Canyon RD
Job Summary and Mission
This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with prompt service, quality beverages and products, and maintaining a clean and comfortable store environment. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.
Summary of Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promote the culture, values and mission of Starbucks.
Maintains a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating to standard and to set a positive example for the shift team.
Anticipates customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues.
Communicates information to manager so that the team can respond as necessary to create the Third Place environment during each shift.
Assists with new partner training by positively reinforcing successful performance and giving respectful and encouraging coaching as needed.
Contributes to positive team environment by recognizing alarms or changes in partner morale and performance and communicating them to the store manager.
Delivers legendary customer service to all customers by acting with a customer comes first attitude and connecting with the customer. Discovers and responds to customer needs.
Follows Starbucks operational policies and procedures, including those for cash handling and safety and security, to ensure the safety of all partners during each shift.
Maintains a clean and organized workspace so that partners can locate resources and product as needed.
Provides quality beverages, whole bean, and food products consistently for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards. Follows health, safety and sanitation guidelines for all products.
Recognizes and reinforces individual and team accomplishments by using existing organizational methods.
Maintains regular and punctual attendance
Summary of Experience
- No previous experience required
Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality, with or without reasonable accommodation
Available to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, nights and/or holidays
Meet store operating policies and standards, including providing quality beverages and food products, cash handling and store safety and security, with or without reasonable accommodation
Engage with and understand our customers, including discovering and responding to customer needs through clear and pleasant communication
Prepare food and beverages to standard recipes or customized for customers, including recipe changes such as temperature, quantity of ingredients or substituted ingredients
Available to perform many different tasks within the store during each shift
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to learn quickly
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to build relationships
Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.
Railroad Trailer Repair
Basic purpose of position: Perform the essential inspection and repair functions necessary to maintain RoadRailer Trailers, Bogies and Coupler Mates in good mechanical operating condition.
Must possess and demonstrate appropriate mechanical aptitude, as determined by the facility manager, to successfully perform the tasks associated with designated inspector classification.
Skills, Licenses, Certification, and/or Special Training:
- Must maintain a valid state driver's license if required to operate company equipment.
Work and Environmental Conditions:
Ability to constantly work in an outdoor environment, exposed to all weather elements, including extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust and noisy conditions;
Must be able to work a flexible schedule; including weekends and being on call
Constantly required to use bending, twisting, walking motions on uneven surfaces throughout the entire work shift;
Must be able to work independently;
Must be able to properly wear all required Personal Protective Equipment.
Conditions of Employment: Employment is conditional, based on a medical examination which includes a drug screen, and an examination to verify candidates can safely perform the essential functions of the job. Road & Rail Services requires a post-offer motor vehicle reference check, and background check. Employment and military (if applicable) verification required.
Company Profile: Established in 1987, Road & Rail Services has grown and diversified to become a leading provider of rail related services in North America. Our network of skilled associates provides plant and terminal operating expertise as well as field maintenance of rail assets for railroads, rail shippers, and owners of rail related equipment and facilities.
Building Repairer - Department Of General Services
A Building Repairer maintains and repairs the physical structures and utility systems of public buildings. The work of this class involves no supervisory duties or responsibilities.
Incumbents receive moderate supervision from a technical superior. Employees in this class work a conventional workweek.
Work is performed in and outside of public buildings where such conditions as the seasonal extremes of weather, cramped spaces and working at heights from ladders and scaffolding may be encountered. The work requires moderate physical exertion involving the movement of lumber, cement, pipes, and masonry products.
All candidates indicating the minimum qualifications on their applications will be placed on the eligible list without further examination. The training and experience of each candidate will be evaluated for appropriateness and quantity.
It is essential, therefore, that you give complete and accurate information on your application. Vagueness or omission may prevent you from being considered for this position. Qualified candidates will not be listed in rank order.
On or before the date of filing the application, each candidate must:
EDUCATION: Have graduated from an accredited high school or possession of a GED certificate.
EXPERIENCE: Have three years of experience in building repair and maintenance work including experience in four of the five following trades: plumbing, carpentry, painting, masonry or electrical work.
NOTES (EQUIVALENCIES): Have Six months of additional experience in one of the five above-mentioned trades may be substituted for each year of the high school or GED requirement.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Have a valid Maryland Class C Noncommercial driver's license, or an equivalent out-of-state driver's license acceptable to the Office of Risk Management may be required.
Applicants must provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.
We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful applicants will be placed on the employment certified eligible list for at least six months.
The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete supplemental questions to further examine specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.
Successful candidates may be contacted to appear for an interview on April 14, 2018 at the C.C. Jackson Recreation Center located at 4910 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore MD. Candidates that are not contacted to appear for an interview on April 14, 2018 may be notified to appear for an interview at another location, at a later date.
NOTE: Those eligible candidates who are under final consideration for appointment to some positions in this class will be required to authorize the release of criminal conviction information.
Machinist/Maintenance Repairer (2468-271)
For 160 years, Associated Spring has been one of the world's leading spring manufacturers. The Bristol, CT Division has an opportunity for a Journeyman Maintenance Machinist (Machine Repair) to support ongoing manufacturing operations.
Successful candidate will perform preventive maintenance and diagnosis on a wide variety of industrial machinery including power and hydraulic presses, deburring mills, shot peen machines, belt furnaces, and automated equipment. Ability to troubleshoot gear reducers, coveying systems, belt drives, actuators, hydraulics and pneumatics as well as measure accurately with mics, calipers, indicators and other trade related tools required. Must have excellent skill with mills, lathes, grinders and ability to read and fabricate high precision parts from prints using a wide variety of materials and techniques.
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