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Title Description: Rail Maintenance
Date Posted: 7/13/2018
Job Number: 068-18-M
Hourly Rate: STARTING RATE: $12.6311
Hours: 11:00 PM - 7:30 AM Sunday-Thursday
Union Status: ATU 1342


This position involves the preparation, performance and completion of general labor classification type work. It consists of cleaning rail and automotive vehicles, preparing such vehicles for service; observing and reporting of unsafe or irregular conditions.


The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. • Perform all manner general labor classification-type work, including but not limited to vehicle cleaning, and shop/yard/office janitorial work. • Collect, remove and properly dispose of waste materials. • Perform all duties with a speed and accuracy satisfactory to Company management. • Accept instructions and work assignments required to qualify for other classifications. • Develop knowledge of Company policies pertaining to the work involved. • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.


Must be able to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Must have a satisfactory work record. Must be able to maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors and other employees.


Tasks involve the intermittent performance of physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of bending, squatting reaching, kneeling, climbing (stairs), twisting (hand/arm) and/or rotating (hand/arm). May involve the lifting (20-80+ pounds), carrying (10-50 pounds), pushing and/or pulling (mop/broom) of materials. Job involves standing for up to one hour at a time for two hours per day, sitting for one hour at a time for hours per day and walking three hours at a time for four hours per day.


70% of time is spent inside and 30% of time is spent outside. Work exposes employees to fumes, dust and vibration, as well as noise (leaf blowers), hazards (slip and fall), and motorized equipment such as (vacuums). IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 49 CFR PARTS 653 & 654, THIS IS A “SAFETY SENSITIVE” POSITION, SUBJECT TO DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING. PARTICIPATION IN THE BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN PROGRAM IS REQUIRED.


Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent combination of education and experience. Employee must be able to pass certification for operation of rail vehicles. Possess and maintain a valid New York State driver’s license of the classification required by law for the type of vehicle(s) driven as part of an employee’s normal job. Must be able to wear and utilize all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Participation in the Bloodborne Pathogen Program is required.


TO APPLY: Send NFTA employment application, resume and cover letter specifying the job number 068-18-M to: NFTA Human Resources 181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203 Or email to:


The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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