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Spotter

Company: Siemens Mobility
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Pioneering in America, from the first mile to the last. This is what drives us.

For more than 160 years, Siemens has been an integral provider of infrastructure, electrification, and transportation solutions in the United States. Automation's impact on the railway industry is second only to the effects of digitalization. Combine them and the results are transformative! We work at the leading edge of this movement, applying our proven expertise in digitalization to rail infrastructure and automation.

Our innovative solutions deliver greater safety, punctuality, reliability, and sustainability across the line, all while reducing costs for mass transit and freight transportation systems. We are continuously developing new answers for rail automation - often to questions that haven't been asked yet.

Position Overview:

As a Transportation Spotter, you will play a critical role in supporting the movement of rail vehicles throughout our facility. You will be responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of transportation equipment and coordinating with other spotters and equipment operators.

What you will be doing:

  • Support all rail vehicle movement throughout the facility.
  • Walk with transportation equipment and watch for clearance around obstacles.
  • Communicate effectively with other spotters and equipment operators via radio.
  • Prepare transportation equipment to transport rail vehicles.
  • Load rail vehicles onto flat cars or tractor trailers following established procedures.
  • Secure rail vehicles using special tie-down methods and materials.
  • Perform visual inspections and quality checks.
  • Support special activities as directed by the lead person.
  • Perform production standard operations and housekeeping duties based on sketches and verbal instructions.
  • Utilize hand and power shop tools.
  • Have a general mechanical background.
  • Ability to read blueprints and safely use hand and power tools.
  • Clear communication skills and ability to follow instructions.
  • Work effectively as a team member in group situations.

    Work Environment:

    The work environment for this role involves working near moving mechanical parts and being exposed to vibration. The noise level is usually moderate, and there may be exposure to outside weather conditions. Occasionally, work may involve high, precarious places, as well as exposure to dust, fumes, or airborne particles.

    For your safety, we require:

    • High school education, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Two years minimum experience groundwork in equipment operations.
    • Experience in all form of rigging and tie downs.

      Why you'll love working for Siemens!

      • 11 paid holidays, 18 days of PTO!
      • 401K - 6% company match!
      • Freedom and healthy work-life balance- Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits - starting Day 1!
      • Solve the world's most significant problems - Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
      • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, pioneering technological environment.
      • Competitive total rewards package.

        Our Values:

        • We stay at the forefront of the rail industry. We continuously improve, learning directly from those who are doing the work.
        • We are optimistic about change and the possibilities it brings: We encourage programmatic improvements and strategy shifts which will result in positive results for the world.
        • We value our people, and we support their growth and development: Our people are at the center of our work, and we support their development by finding their level of potential development through problem-solving and in collaboration with peers.
        • We mean what we say, and we commit to our promises: We follow through on our commitments with honesty and integrity.
        • We do more with less: We are a lean organization serving customers who are serving communities of people.
        • We are principles-based, not rules-based: We make decisions based on what we believe is best for our people and the communities we serve as opposed to adhering to a prescriptive set of immovable practices.
        • We value diversity and strive to be inclusive in our work, both for our customer and our team members: We believe in the importance of investing in employees in alignment with our values and honoring every individual story and unique path.

          The hourly rate range for this position is $20-$26.01 per hour plus 20% for 3 rd shift differential. This will be a 3rd shift position. The role is eligible for overtime for certain work schedules. The salary may be higher or lower depending on your experience and skills.

          Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees.

          Details regarding our benefits can be found here: https://www.benefitsquickstart.com/siemens/index.html .

          Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without needing current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.

          Join the growing team at our world-class train manufacturing facility in Sacramento, CA. Siemens Mobility, Rolling Stock Division is the North American market leader in the production of passenger locomotives and coaches, and light rail vehicles.

          See links below to learn more about Siemens Mobility:

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8nddK1NZSk

          https://www.mobility.siemens.com/us/en/portfolio/rail/rolling-stock.html

          #LI-FC

          Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
          Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

          Reasonable Accommodations
          If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing a job application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please fill out the accommodations form by clicking on this link Accomodation for disablity form If you're unable to complete the form, you can reach out to our AskHR team for support at 1-866-743-6367. Please note our AskHR representatives do not have visibility of application or interview status.

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          Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
          Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here .

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