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Conductor Trainee - Everett, WA
| BNSF Railway|
|medical insurance, life insurance, vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), relocation assistance|
United States, Washington, Everett
|September 28, 2023|
Apply early as this job may be filled at any time.
The average daily rate while in training as a new hire conductor will be approximately $221 per day, or $27.68 per hour (based on 8 hour basic day shift). On average, employees starting out as new hire conductors will earn $75,000 per year following training, and holding a regular assignment. Based on job selections and seniority at your location, earning potential for experienced conductors could grow to $94,000+ depending on hours worked and other factors. Based on staffing needs and seniority, a conductor will be required to complete required training to promote to a locomotive engineer position. Based on seniority and job selection, many engineers will often earn$135,000 - $145,000 due to work opportunities at their location. Again, this is an average based on hours worked, pay rates, and other factors.
Read below to learn more about our industry leading benefits package.
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 andservice 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:
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 serveand through training programs. Our actions create an inclusive, open and collaborative workplace that encourages diverse perspectives in all interactions.
At BNSF, Safety is a core value of how we do business.Each and everyday, 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.
This position is responsible for safely switchingrailcars and safe train movement.Additional responsibilities include the following:
TRAIN AND EQUIPMENT INSPECTIONS
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.
SENIORITY DISTRICT TRANSFERS
BNSF provides you with a.
You have access to medical insurance for you, your spouse, and eligible dependents on the first day of the calendar month after you are employed. After one year of employment, you are eligible for dental and vision insurance to cover yourself and eligible dependents, at no cost to you.
BNSF pays for the following benefits:
BNSF supports growing families by providing access to adoption and surrogacy assistance with financial reimbursement up to $5,000, pregnancy support and dependent care location services.
We're invested in you - in your growth. If you are pursuing a degree, or would like to in the future, BNSF offers a tuition reimbursement program to support your individual growth.
As a railroader, you earn a Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) annuity rather than a Social Security benefit, and you and BNSF pay RRB taxes (Tier 1 and Tier 2) rather than Social Security taxes.RRB taxes are generally higher, which means you'll receive a higher monthly benefit amount in retirement than if you were receiving Social Security. Unreduced RRB benefits become payable as early as age 60 with 30 years of rail service (as compared to reduced Social Security benefits at age 62).
Additional information about these benefits can be found at.
All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS:
MEDICAL REVIEW ELEMENTS:
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 .
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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