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Construction - Structural Maintenance Bridge and Building (Helper/Driver) : Alliance, NE

BNSF Railway
United States, Nebraska, Alliance
800 W Kansas St (Show on map)
Jun 06, 2024

Apply early as this job may be filled at any time.

Job Location:Alliance
Other Potential Locations:Alliance, NE
Anticipated Start Date: 07/08/2024
Number of Positions:1
Salary Range: Entry rate is approx. $30.84; $34.27/hr (after 24 months)

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:

  • be treated with dignity and respect.
  • have equal access to tools, resources, training and development opportunities.
  • have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.

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.


  • Repair wooden railroad bridges,trestles, and tunnel supports

  • Repair/replace structural steel members of bridges

  • Perform concrete andconventional carpentry work

  • Study blueprints, building plans, or sketches for information pertaining to fabrication for type of material required and dimension of structure/fixture

  • Lay out work,mark cutting and assembly lines

  • Assemble, cut, shape material and fasten together with nails, dowel pins, glue, and other appropriate fasteners

  • Build stairs, windows, doors

  • Lay out and install partitions and cabinet work

  • Fit and install fabricated windows, doorframes, weather stripping, interior/exterior trim, and hardware such as locks, letter drops, and kick plates

  • Apply various roofs/roofing materials, to includehot/cold application, shingles, corrugated sheets

  • Pour ready-mixed concrete and finished concrete surfaces per specification

  • Perform concrete work tasks in construction, maintenance,andrepair of tunnels and culverts

  • Cut and weld steel members to make alterations; fasten steel members to hoist cable

The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for this position.This is notan exhaustive list of the position's duties.


  • Primarily outdoors

  • Extreme all-weather conditions

  • Walk and perform work onuneven surfaces

  • Safety sensitive work environment

  • Work on/near roofs, bridges, and rails

  • Exposure to passing trains


  • Full-time

  • Monday-Fridaysubject to on-call (24/7),nights, overtime, weekends, and holidays


  • Travel to and remain on job sites around designated seniority region, sometimes for extended periods of time


  • 21 years old or older

  • Must have valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL), or be able to obtain one within the first 60 days of employment

  • Able to work safely in the above working conditions

  • Able toworkthe above shift/hours

  • Able to meet the above travel requirements

  • Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English, as well as issue and act on oral instructions clearly and accurately withusing email, text, telephone and other methods of communication

  • Able to stoop, bend, walk on uneven surfaces; walk, stand, bend, lift, sit for extended time

  • Able to usehands, hand tools, and power toolsto perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning, and pulling

  • Able to lift and carry up to 90 pounds without assistance


  • Company-paid on-the-job training, including preparation, equipment and expenses to obtain CDL as needed


  • Assistance not available


  • Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees

  • Dues required per union agreement


  • Per union agreement

  • Seniority-based

  • RequiresManager approval


  • 60 days


BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.
All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.
  • Criminal history
  • Last 7 years of driving history
  • Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  • Social Security number
  • Education
  • Medical evaluation
  • Drug Screen
  • Other elements as needed
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 https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic.

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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