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Metro Jobs in Battle Creek – Track Inspector

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Job Description:

Under moderate supervision, performs inspection work on rail transit systems, including preventive and corrective maintenance and construction of track work, busways, loading platforms, and aerial structures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspects and repairs track and switches in yards and on the mainline, including ties, ballast, direct fixation pads, appurtenant structures, and protective enclosures on rail transit right-of-way
  • Performs necessary day-to-day track repair, rail replacement, and maintenance; uses various drills, spiking, and tamping equipment to maintain track right-of way
  • Performs various field tests during track and structure inspections to identify faulty track or maintenance problems; notifies Rail Track
  • Supervisor for corrective action
  • Recommends preventive and corrective track maintenance schedules
  • Prepares written reports and maintains daily, weekly, monthly, and annual rail track inspection records
  • Oversees and monitors track construction or maintenance work performed by outside contractors using plans, prints, specifications, and track charts
  • Assists in identifying requirements for the development of track maintenance program and management of maintenance-of-way shop procedures
  • Inspects rail track construction sites and work locations for compliance with Federal Railroad Administration track safety standards; contacts appropriate representatives in event of work modifications or rule violations

Job Requirements:

  • Maintain and repair mainline tack
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Safely operate a variety of tools and equipment
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Tolerate exposure to noise, unpleasant odors, and outdoor work at night and in all types of weather
  • Perform track construction, inspection, and repair
  • Maintain simple written records
  • Safely operate Metro vehicles
  • Interpret plans, prints, specifications and track charts
  • Follow oral and written instructions
  • Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Communicate effectively with others

Qualification & Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience performing the inspection or construction of rail track work and related facilities OR 5 years’ experience working as a heavy construction laborer
  • Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures of track construction, inspection, and repair, including procedures for entering and working on the mainline
  • Federal Railroad Administration track safety standards
  • Vehicle operation and safety
  • Valid California Class C driver’s license

Job Details:

Company: Los Angeles Metro

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Functions: Engineering

Job Location: Battle Creek, MI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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