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Signal Maintainer C&S

Company: Keolis North America
Location: Somerville
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Knowledge and Skills

  • Must be able to use basic hand tools, lift 50lbs, bend, stoop and carry heavy loads.
  • Must be able to climb 35' signal masts and poles.
  • Must be able to dig and extricate self from trenches.
  • Should have railroad signal related experience.
  • Must be able to communicate successfully with a variety of disciplines and levels, both internal and external staff.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written skills. Experience
    • Must have high school diploma, GED or equivalent educational credential.
    • Trade and/or vocational training preferred.
    • Must possess valid driver's license. CDL and/or Hoisting License preferred.
    • Must pass a Roadway Worker's Protection test.
    • Basic electrical or electronic training.
    • Should have construction related experience.
    • Qualified Signal Maintainer status strongly preferred. Key Accountabilities
      • Involves working outside in all types of weather conditions year-round as assigned.
      • Install, construct, maintain, repair and inspect the signal system, signal telephone pole lines, and railroad crossing systems as assigned on the MBTA Commuter Rail System.
      • Have the ability to work well with others and independently as required.
      • Requires on call support outside of normal work schedule.
      • Respond to emergency conditions as required for the service.
      • Other duties as assigned during emergencies. - Physical / Mental Demands
        • Ability to perform all duties above.
        • Perform under pressure and tight deadlines while trouble shooting system failures.
        • Work involves walking, talking, hearing, climbing poles and ladders (up to 50 feet), lifting (up to 50 pounds), lifting, balancing and driving.
        • The position will be exposed to loud environments, outdoor weather, fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, vibration, and electricity.
        • May be required to work extended hours during inclement weather.
        • Vision abilities required by this job include near and distant vision with the ability to adjust focus.
        • Must be able to see colors clearly.
        • Must pass physical examinations as required by regulation or policy. -Working Conditions
          • -Shift Work - May be required to work off shifts for special projects.
          • Travel - Daily to job locations mostly in Company vehicle.
          • On-Call - As per Collective Bargaining Agreement.
          • Team Work - Work as part of the Engineering team.
          • Other - This is a unionized position. Additional Statements Drug and alcohol screening: Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screen. Also, contingent upon receiving a favorable background check. Must pass a physical examination. Safety commitment: Safety is a way of life at Keolis. By placing safety first, we ensure the wellbeing of our employees, customers, and communities. Together we can become the most successful transportation company in the world. - Environmental commitment: Keolis is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of operations to our people and the communities in which we operate. EEO statement: Our policy is to afford Equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Disclaimer and closing statement: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job. Keolis is committed to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible. #cb #Indhp -

Keywords: Keolis North America, Somerville , Signal Maintainer C&S, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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