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Trax Operator

Company: Utah Transit Authority
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Description\nJob Summary\n Responsible for operating UTA trains consisting of light rail vehicles (LRVs) in accordance with UTA operating procedures, assuming responsibility for the safety of customers and equipment. Performs routine vehicle inspections to ensure proper operation (such as pre-service radio check, lamp test, cab signal test, cycling of doors, mirror adjustment and check of destination signs, etc.). Communicates appropriate information to TRAX Control, customers, supervisors, and others designated to receive such information. Answers questions from customers and others. Activates switches to ensure proper routing. Follows UTA guidelines, operating rules and procedures.*All UTA Operators can enjoy a $2,000 Hiring Incentive. Ask for details!*\n NEXT TRAINING CLASS: November 27th, 2023\nMinimum Qualifications\n\nCandidates must successfully complete a required LRV training program, including passing all required exams.\nMust pass the pre-qualification exam.\nMust have one year experience in a customer service role providing instructions and clarifying information with ability to solve problems and resolve customer inquiries.\nMust be at least 21 years of age.\nMust have a valid Utah Driver's License.\nBe a safe driver with no more than 2 moving violations in the past 3 years.\nHave no violations of driving under the influence of alcohol, any drug, or the combined influence of any alcohol or drug within the last 10 years.\nMust be able to pass FRA required Audiometric and Colorblind tests.\nAbility to acquire and maintain a DOT Medical card.\nAbility to communicate with supervisors and customers and maintain good interpersonal relations both orally and over the radio.\nAbility to read and understand training materials, operating manuals and operating and safety rules directives.\nAbility to prepare legible written reports of incidents and accidents.\nAbility to operate Light Rail Vehicle safely.\n\n Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job to include regular walking in a quick manner on uneven surfaces, floor to waist lifting up to 50 lbs regularly, reaching/lifting overhead up to 10 lbs, climbing into and out of Light Rail Vehicle at non-station locations, and prolonged periods of sitting and standing.\n\n\n This job requires regular and predictable attendance.\n -OR-\n An equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience.\n(UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.)\n\n Pay Rate: $20.00/hr during training. $23.75/hr after training with guaranteed pay increases every six months for the four years.\n Study Materials located on the UTA website: - Click on the "We are UTA" tab at the top of the page- Scroll down to "Explore Training Options" and click on the "TRAX and Streetcar Operations Qualification Test" to access the study guideNote: The Pre-Qualification testing will take place between October 9-16. If you pass the initial screening, we will send you an email with a link to access the test online. If you need to schedule a testing session in-person, there will be a phone number provided to call and schedule your test. 24 hours notice will be required for scheduling an in-person testing session. Deadline to submit application: October 12, 2023 by 05:59pm

Keywords: Utah Transit Authority, Salt Lake City , Trax Operator, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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