NSSR General Maintenance Crew Member

Reports to:  Operations Manager
Position type:  Part Time-Hourly-Seasonal
Oversees: NSSR Maintenance Crew

General Description: 
General maintenance, custodial, and basic mechanical tasks. Responsible for a variety of tasks including but not limited to: daily servicing of all trains and/or locomotives, including dumping toilet tanks, sweeping, mopping, changing air filters and restocking supplies.  Shifts generally start early in the morning and includes weekends/holidays.

Specific roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide a clean and safe environment in which the employees and patrons can move in.
  • Ensure clean floor, windows, stairs, restrooms, and doors of facilities and trains.
  • Dump toilets on passenger cars and transfer to proper waste recycling facility on site.
  • Perform basic mechanical tasks on the train such as changing lightbulbs, replacing air filters, or turning the train generators on.
  • Perform quality control checks to ensure that projects meet all standard requirements for cleanliness.
  • Ability to gain proficiency in various railroad safety policies and programs.
  • Plan out replenishment of supplies in advance to ensure an adequate supply.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the grounds, buildings, and other surrounding areas meet quality assurance standards.
  • Perform general locomotive maintenance tasks such as cleaning of the cab and engine room or washing when necessary.
  • Takes out trash and ensures a clean working environment.
  • Communicate with supervisor on prioritization of daily job duties.
  • Help maintain grounds; power wash sidewalks, water plants, etc.

Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills, able to take a set of instructions and perform a task without prompting.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, and stand on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (50+ lbs) including equipment and machinery.
  • Must be reliable and able to work non-routine hours (generally mornings).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to operate a forklift, ATV and pickup truck. Forklift and ATV training provided.

If you are interested obtain an application by download or at the front desk of the Duluth Depot, open from 9-5pm.

*train excursion concession store, giftshop, ticket office, ice cream shop (transaction locations)

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