Title: Track Worker*
First Date of Posting: 7/21/2021
Last Date of Filing: 8/4/2021
Reports to: Supervisor
Work Location: Various (Staten Island)
Hours of Work: Various
$ per hour
Staten Island Railway Track Workers, under supervision, maintain, install, inspect, test, alter and repair the track and roadway in subway and elevated service under operating conditions. This includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance installation, inspection, testing, alteration and repair of rails, frogs, switches, ties, plates and insulated joints, special work; and perform the associated adjusting tamping, welding, grinding, greasing, and cleaning, and perform related work.
Some of the physical activities performed by Staten Island Railway Track Workers and environmental conditions experienced are: working outdoors in all weather conditions; lifting and carrying heavy tools, equipment and materials; working on elevated structures up to 100 feet high; walking along the track way where tripping hazards are present; distinguishing between different colored lighted signals and flags; driving large spikes in with mauls and pulling spikes out with claw bars; and working in a noisy environment near high voltage rails and moving trains.
A High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Must have the ability to understand and speak English over radio communications. A motor vehicle driver license valid in the state of New York is required.
Familiar with basic machinery and operating tools, such as: snow blowers, chain saws, drills, hand tools, etc.