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Freight Conductor Pensacola, FL

Company: CSX
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Freight Conductor - Pensacola, FL ["United States-FL-Pensacola"] Job Summary A conductor's primary responsibility is to safely coordinate train crews on a freight train, place rail cars to facilitate loading and unloading, and makeup/breakdown trains in a rail yard, customer facility or similar locations. Primary Activities and ResponsibilitiesEnsure compliance with all train orders, signals, railroad and safety rules and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulationsBe able to safely perform all job responsibilitiesInspect all equipment on cars prior to departuresReceive and transmit information by radio and telephoneRead and understand bulletins, work orders, and switch listsAssist with the coupling and uncoupling of cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hosesWork with customers to ensure accurate movement and placement of cars; delivers excellent customer service by identifying customer needs and meeting or exceeding expectationsMaintain awareness of surrounding area and suspicious activity to ensure rail safetyOperate locomotive equipment through the use of remote control deviceQuickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positionsComprehend color and/or hand signals and systemsReview instructions from dispatchers and other transportation employees, and discuss with locomotive engineerMiscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager Pay Rate Pay Rate CSRA Training rate while in Atlanta $671.99 weekly OJT Training rate $806.37 weekly After OJT, guaranteed extraboard pay of $1002.28 weekly $48,000 average first year earnings including training. After training first year conductor average $72k and 5% progression rate per year to achieve full rate within 5 years per the collective bargaining agreement. Pay Rate NMAD Training rate while in Atlanta $750.31 weekly OJT Training rate $900.34 weekly After OJT, guaranteed extraboard pay of $1,118.20 weekly $54,000 average first year earnings including training. After training first year conductor average $78k and 5% progression rate per year to achieve full rate within 5 years per the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Training You will attend four weeks of training at the Railroad Education & Development Institute (REDI) in Atlanta, GA. CSX will pay for travel, lodging and meals. You will complete an additional 8-22 weeks of on-the-job training at your assigned location. Minimum Qualifications18 years of age or olderHigh School Diploma/GEDOne year verifiable work experience Preferred QualificationsOne or more years of outside work exp (e.g. construction, heavy equipment op, farming,etc)Experience working in a safety sensitive environment Physical RequirementsMust be able to mount and dismount moving equipmentStoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climbWork in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward placesRide on the outside of rail equipment for long periods of timeWalk long distances over uneven terrainDemonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspectionMust meet color vision and hearing requirements as described in FRA RegulationsFrequent lifting up to 50 lbs Basic CompetenciesVerbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications)Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills) Job RequirementsWork safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuriesWear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, or safety-toe bootsWork hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift workWork hours are based on seniority, new hires primarily work nights, weekends, and holidaysMust be able to report to work safely with two-hour noticeComplete annual training and pass safety rules examinationsFederal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcoholMust pass all required assessmentsMust pass a background screeningStrict disciplinary policy regarding inability to report to work within proper time frameAdvance to engineer position when required, based on seniorityThis position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement and membership is req.Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including a drug test Safety Commitment 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. 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 medical screenings and a background check. 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 200 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 230 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 . Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Closing Statement At CSX, two of our five Guiding Principles are Valuing and Developing Employees as well as Operating Safely. 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 Veterans/Disabled. 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. Click here to view the OFCCP pay transparency provision information. CSX Transportation and its subsidiaries are not seeking outside assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies or search firms for employment or contractor opportunities. Any resumes submitted by an outside vendor to any employee at CSX via e-mail, Internet, or directly to hiring managers without a valid written search agreement in place with the Talent Acquisition / HR department will be deemed the sole property of CSX. No placement fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired as a result of the referral, or through other means. Yes, 75 % of the Time

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