Transit Systems 2022-09-16 2022-10-17

Rail Maintenance Worker

Sacramento Regional Transit District
Sacramento, California

Job ID: 144047
Job Status: Full-time

SALARY: $28.76 - $35.95 Hourly

DEPARTMENT: Light Rail Wayside

OPENING DATE: 9/12/22

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

RECRUITMENT TYPE: Internal/External

THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED. APPLICATIONS ARE REVIEWED AS RECEIVED, AND INTERVIEWS WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR MOST QUALIFIED CANDIDATES, AS APPLICATIONS ARE REVIEWED.

DMV PRINTOUT IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION
Only DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. As a result of the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, SacRT will accept online DMV printouts until further notice.

DESCRIPTION:
Performs a variety of routine to skilled maintenance, construction, inspection and repair duties on the District's ties, rails, rail beds, signage, and related light rail track system; performs physical labor to accomplish assigned duties; inspects rails and track system for defects, wear, and other unsafe conditions; may serve as crew leader, providing training and oversight to less experienced employees; may work as a flagperson to protect the public, employees and District equipment and/or may attend to switches during emergencies or when re-routing trains; practices safe work processes and contributes to the creation and maintenance of a safe working environment for self and others; and performs other related duties as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Inspects, constructs, maintains and repairs the District's light rail and track systems and related structures; performs routine rail maintenance including the removal and replacement of rail, ties, track fastenings and turnout fittings; repairs, adjusts, cleans, and lubricates switches, frogs, road crossings, appliances, signs and drainage structures; surfaces and lines track; cuts, drills, grinds and welds rail and track components; sets up and prepares materials for welding to include Stick, MIG and TIG; safely operates District vehicles, tools, and equipment required in the normal performance of assigned duties; walks track during inspection; inspects for rail defects; may work as a flag person when directed for the protection of the public, employees and District equipment and/or perform switch tending assignments during emergencies and rerouting of trains; and performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Two (2) years of responsible full time work experience successfully performing railroad track construction, repair and/or maintenance duties requiring continuous heavy manual labor, similar to the District’s Rail Laborer; or the successful completion of the District’s Rail Maintenance Certification Program.

Licenses and/or Certificates: Possession of a Class A California Driver’s License permit with endorsement(s) on the first day of appointment, and the ability to obtain a Class A California Driver’s License with endorsement(s) within 90 days of appointment; a satisfactory driving record; possession of, or the ability to obtain the District’s LRV Operator and High Rail Operator Licenses within 90 days of appointment; the ability to pass the Ishihara Eye Test; required to obtain the tools for the Rail Maintenance Worker by the end of the probationary period.

Candidates must submit a DMV printout at time of application, dated no more than ten (10) days prior to the date you submit your application, in order to be considered. Only DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. As a result of the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, SacRT will accept online DMV printouts until further notice.

FILING INSTRUCTIONS/SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. An employment application and DMV printout, as outlined above, is required for this position. Applications, job announcements, and the complete job description are available at our website at www.sacrt.com.

A completed employment application and DMV printout, as outlined above, must be submitted online. SacRT will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.

SacRT has a stand-alone pension plan which is not part of, nor does it have reciprocity with CalPERS.

SacRT is an Equal Opportunity EOE Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

This position falls under the IBEWr, Local 1245 Collective Bargaining Unit.

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