CSX Railroad Jobs – Switch Heater Electrician

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Job Description:

Perform electrical inspection, construction, maintenance, and repair activities on switch heater/snow melters, power distribution equipment, and other fixed electrical assets. 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Handle testing instruments for measuring voltage, current power, insulation resistance, etc.
  • Remove and replace defective poles and install conduits and conductors, dig by hand or mechanical means and set poles with the aid of mechanical equipment
  • Work with power companies and other vendors to plan and complete job activities
  • Interpret and follow electrical codes, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications
  • Install and maintain high and low voltage, overhead and underground wiring and equipment such as: switch heaters/snow melters, control systems, conduits & cables, cross arms, pole mounted fixtures, transformers & capacitors.
  • Understand, troubleshoot, install, maintain, and operate Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) associated with switch heater control cabinets.
  • Install and maintain electric systems and inspect equipment before each use.
  • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
  • Ensure compliance with National Electrical Code, National Electrical Safety Code and the Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (NFPA-70E)
  • Install and maintain all classes of exterior/interior wiring for electric, power and roadway lights, including overhead lines, up to 15kv

Job Requirements:

  • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
  • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
  • Basic Math
  • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Fully vaccinated for Covid by start date or have received an approved medical or religious accommodation
  • Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) after 60 days of start
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Journeyman Electrician
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Master Electrician
  • One year experience reading and interpreting technical drawings or schematics
  • High School Diploma/GED

Job Details:

Company: CSX

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Baltimore, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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