Train Crew - Sioux City, IA

Union Pacific Railroad
Job Description
Description
*Full time Train Crew employees on average can earn $60,000 per year (depending on hours worked) for the first two years, plus benefits. Rate of pay starts at $40,000.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Ensure safe, on-time/on-plan train operation and movement in compliance with company and Federal rules and instructions.
The statements in this section are essential job functions that an employee must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation in order to achieve the objectives of the job. In this regard, please note that the description is generic and represents a composite across like position assignments. There may be position specific differences related to geography, available technology, work force levels, incumbent seniority level, etc. which should be clarified in individual situations.

Responsibilities


Responsible for train operation and movement.
Operate locomotive equipment including the use of a remote control device.
Perform hostler operations of operating locomotives between various shop locations, service tracks and switching areas.
Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying up to 25 pounds frequently, 50 pounds occasionally, and assisting in the infrequent movement of weights of up to 83 pounds.
Following safety precautions.
Reading and comprehending regulations and instructions.
Analyzing and troubleshooting problems to identify solutions or alternatives.
Monitoring the situation, environment, and gauges to gather information and take appropriate action.

Qualifications

Required

In the past 36 months from the date of this application, you must have not had any of the following related to alcohol or drugs: driving convictions completed state actions, or suspensions or revocations of driver's license.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment test in English before being allowed to interview.
Physical Ability: Ability to apply muscular strength, power, flexibility, aerobic capacity, range of motion, and endurance in the performance of the physical requirements of the job.
Safety Orientation: The willingness to practice safe work habits.
Basic keyboarding.

Preferred

Manual Dexterity: Ability to make quick, accurate, skillful, and coordinated hand movements to grasp, place, or move objects.
Reaction Time: Ability to respond or react quickly to a situation using a single movement of the hands, arms, or legs.
Stress Tolerance: Working productively and effectively when faced with stressful working conditions.