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CSX Transportation, Inc. Communications Maintainer/Tech - Selkirk, NY in Selkirk, New York

Description Job Summary
Install, maintain, replace and repair electrical and electronic communications equipment.
Employees must be able to meet and comply with the manufacturer's weight limitation safety rating and recommendations for any equipment associated with performing their duties, including the 300 lb. safety rating for ladders (both portable and affixed) and fall arrest equipment.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Install, maintain, replace, and check communication equipment including, but not limited to, cables, computers, printers, monitors, radios, telephones, modems, wireless components, security cameras, batteries, connectors, various parts and testing equipment
Cut, splice, and pull cable on ground, poles, and towers
Use trenching equipment to bury equipment and cables in ground
Receive and record inventory delivery
Retrieve parts from inventory to install and maintain equipment
Transport tools and equipment to jobsite by truck
Install wiring in offices and field locations
Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager
Pay Rate
*Pay rates may vary by location

You will be required to attend paid training as required by your collective bargaining agreement. Please note that training may occur outside of your work location.
Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma/GED
Valid Driver's License
21 years of age or olderPreferred Qualifications
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A with Airbrake Endorsement
Two years of experience in communications related field
FCC License
Experience operating heavy equipment
Two year technical degree or equivalent experience in network management
FCC LicensePhysical Requirements
Heavy work, lifting up to 70 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds on a rare basis
Climb ladders and poles up to at least 40 feet to make repairs, tests and installations
Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climbBasic Competencies
Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications)
Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
Basic Math
Job Requirements
May require regional travel
Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, or safety-toe boots
Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations
The applicant selected may be required to successfully complete a background check
Must pass all required assessments
Must pass a background screening
Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including a drug test
This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement and membership is req.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 190 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 240 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 and follow us on .

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.

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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.

CSX Company: CSX Transportation
Primary Location: United States-NY-SELKIRK

Tax Status: Railroad Retirement
Overtime Status: Non-exempt
Closing Date: Sep 23, 2020, 10:59:00 PM
Number of Openings: 1

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

CSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.