CSX Road Electrician- Brunswick, MD in BRUNSWICK, Maryland

Title: Road Electrician- Brunswick, MD

Location: United States-MD-Brunswick

Job Number: 043826

Job Summary
Perform electrical inspection, construction, maintenance, and repair activities on power distribution equipment, floodlight towers, power poles, moveable bridges, generators, turntables, air conditioning units and other fixed electrical facilities. This will include Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) systems.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
  • Ensure compliance with National Electrical Code, National Electrical Safety Code and the Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (NFPA-70E)
  • Install and maintain high and low voltage, overhead and underground wiring and equipment such as: switch heaters, control systems, conduits & cables, cross arms, pole mounted fixtures, transformers & capacitors, outdoor substation apparatus, air systems, fire alarm systems, motors & generators, yard/building power & lighting, heating systems, switchboards & meters, battery charging, systems, welding machines, and UPS systems
  • Understand, troubleshoot, install, maintain, and operate Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) associated with motor control systems on moveable bridges and turntables
  • Install and maintain all classes of exterior/interior wiring for electric, power and roadway lights, including overhead lines, up to 15kv
  • Install and maintain electric systems and navigation lights on bridges
  • Inspect equipment before each use
  • Handle testing instruments for measuring voltage, current power, insulation resistance, etc
  • Work with power companies and other vendors to plan and complete job activities
  • Interpret and follow electrical codes, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications
  • Remove and replace defective poles and install conduits and conductors, dig by hand or mechanical means and set poles with the aid of mechanical equipment
  • Operate one-man bucket attached to boom of line or bucket truck
  • May maneuver fiberglass one-man bucket attached to boom of line or bucket truck
  • Know the locations of cutouts and switches in areas of service in order to shorten power outages
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager.

Pay Rate
Training Rate - $27.13/hour Full Journeyman Rate - $30.14/hour $0.30 CDL Differential Pay for total of $30.44/hour
Training
You will attend two weeks of training at the Railroad Education & Development Institute in Atlanta, GA. CSX will pay for travel, lodging and meals as required by collective bargaining agreement.

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid Driver's License
  • One year experience reading and interpreting technical drawings or schematics
  • Licensed Journeyman or
  • Journeyman Electrician or
  • Master Electrician
Preferred Qualifications

  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Master Electrician
Physical Requirements

  • Heavy work, lifting up to 70 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds on a rare basis
  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb
  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
  • Distinguish color coded wiring
Basic Competencies

  • Verbal conprehension (Understand oral and written communications)
  • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
  • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
  • Basic Math

Job Requirements

  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
  • Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, or safety-toe boots
  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
  • Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations
  • Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol
  • Must pass all required assessments
  • Must pass a background screening
  • Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug and physical capabilities test
  • May require regional travel
  • This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement, membership is required
Safety Commitment
Safety is a way of life at CSX, encompassing every aspect of company operations. Guided by a policy of ensuring the safety of our employees, our customers and the communities we serve, CSX works relentlessly to prevent accidents and injuries. Not only is it the right thing to do, but when a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers and the communities. In line with our commitment to safety, the applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete a background check and drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position.

About CSX
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Closing Statement
At CSX, two of the company's core values are People Make The Difference and Safety Is A Way of Life. We are committed to offering our team members the most competitive compensation and benefits package available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible. CSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the EEO is Law poster. Here