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Toledo Dock Electrician

Job Summary 

Perform electrical and mechanical installation and repairs.
Primary Activities and Responsibilities 

  • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) 
  • Diagnose and repair electrical component malfunctions 
  • Perform electrical and mechanical repairs to pier equipment such as lighting and heating, including both low voltage and high voltage repairs 
  • Install and maintain electrical wiring and equipment such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), electrical equipment 12VDC to 13,000VAC, generators, switchboards, meters, lighting systems, electric welding machines, weighing and scale systems, heating/air-conditioning units, motor control systems and various drive unit transformers

Pay Rate 

Pay rate information is subject to change based on Collective Bargaining Agreement and, if applicable, 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 
  • 18 years of age or older    
  • Valid Driver's License 
  • Four or more years experience working as an electrician in an industrial environment 
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints 
  • One year experience in interpreting circuit schematics 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Journeyman Electrician 
  • Master Electrician 
  • Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) 
  • Experience troubleshooting and maintaining 480 volt motor starter circuits

Basic Competencies

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

Physical Requirements

  • Heavy work, lifting up to 70 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds on a rare basis 
  • Reach/handle/touch/stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb 
  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection

Employment Conditions

  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries 
  • Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, safety-toe boots, or safety glasses 
  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work 
  • Complete annual training and pass safety rules examination 
  • May require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol 
  • Must pass all required assessments 
  • Must pass a background screening 
  • Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including a drug screen 
  • Work in a setting requiring frequent revision in work assignments 
  • This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement, membership is required 
  • Active employees must complete one year in current position or craft before applying for positions
  • An active or furloughed employee who changes to a new craft may be required to permanently relinquish his/her seniority in the former craft unless otherwise provided for in the applicable collective bargaining agreement or other governing agreement.  Active employees desiring to transfer or change crafts must bring a transfer form properly completed and signed by a supervisor to the hiring session.  This form along with the transfer policy can be accessed at CSX Gateway > Tools, Links & Help > Forms > HR Forms > Contract Employee Transfer Form.  Furloughed employees do not need to complete the transfer form.

Environmental Conditions

Work outside in all weather conditions and on occasion at heights in excess of 100 feet and in confined spaces
Safety Commitment

Safety is a way of life at CSX, encompassing every aspect of company operations. 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. Not only is it the right thing to do, but when a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers and the communities.

This is a safety sensitive position. The candidate selected for this position must successfully complete a full physical including a drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position. All candidates' safety records will be reviewed and considered when evaluating the candidate pool.
Company Profile

CSX Corporation, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is a multi-modal freight transportation company serving customers across North America. Through its primary subsidiary, CSX operates the largest railroad in the eastern United States with operations in 23 states, the District of Columbia and two Canadian provinces. CSX also includes an integrated intermodal company which serves customers with its own truck and terminal operations as well as a dedicated domestic container fleet. Other CSX subsidiaries provide technology and real estate support to the company. These subsidiaries combine to allow CSX to deliver efficient freight alternatives to customers in a variety of industries, including coal, chemicals, automobiles, metals, agricultural and forest products, food and consumer goods.

CSX Transportation is the largest company in the CSX family employing approximately 30,000 management and union employees. CSXT's primary focus is the operation, maintenance and management of the largest railroad in the eastern United States.
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.

CSX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that supports diversity in the workplace.