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Railroad Operations

Job ID 5705598 Date posted 09/13/2017
Location:Multiple Locations
Country:United States
Job Code:2571
Position Type:Hourly

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is an international mining and natural resources company. The Company is a major global iron ore producer and a significant producer of high-and low-volatile metallurgical coal. Cliffs' strategy is to continually achieve greater scale and diversification in the mining industry through a focus on serving the world's largest and fastest growing steel markets. Driven by the core values of social, environmental and capital stewardship, Cliffs associates across the globe endeavor to provide all stakeholders operating and financial transparency.

The Company is organized through a global commercial group responsible for sales and delivery of Cliffs' products and a global operations group responsible for the production of the minerals the Company markets. Cliffs operates iron ore and coal mines in North America and an iron ore mining complex in Western Australia.


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Northshore Mining Company, a subsidiary of Cleveland Cliffs Inc., is a taconite mining and processing facility located in Northern Minnesota. The mining facility is located in Babbitt, MN, and the processing plant is located in Silver Bay, MN, on the north shore of Lake Superior.

We have periodic openings for Railroad Operations Technicians. Although we may not have an immediate opening, we are always accepting applications for this position.

Due to the large volume of applications received, only those candidates chosen for further consideration may be contacted. Applications remain on file for six months. You will be required to reapply for this position after the six month time period has expired.

We have periodic openings for Railroad Operations Technicians. Although we may not have an immediate opening, we are always accepting applications for this position.

Due to the large volume of applications received, only those candidates chosen for further consideration may be contacted. Applications remain on file for six months. You will be required to reapply for this position after the six month time period has expired.

The primary function of this position is to operate trains and maintain the track structure. It requires self-direction and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. This position requires a person to work varied schedules and overtime as needed. The position involves 12-hour shifts on a rotating basis and working unsupervised and outdoors.

Requirements for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Railroad operating experience; OR
  • Heavy (Mine) Equpimentequipment operating experience; OR
  • Completion of a certified railroad training program from a college is required.
  • Minimum of a 2-year post-secondary or 4-year post-secondary degree, OR 4-year apprenticeship in related work, OR 4-years full-time military history with directly related work experience (part-time military only considered if candidate has at least 2 years of full-time deployment with work experience applicable to position), OR 2 years of directly related full-time work experience.
  • Learn, operate under, and safely apply Railroad Operating Rules and Special Instructions specific to NSM Railroad.
  • Complete work assignments in the Railroad (RR yard, mainline train, and track maintenance) with minimal supervision.
  • Must be self-directed with the ability to learn and follow directions.
  • Work experience in an industrial environment is preferred.
  • Recent heavy equipment operating experience is preferred.
  • Excellent attendance record.
  • Must be flexible with work assignments; will assist other departments as needed and required.
  • Must have an exceptional work ethic, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to work in a self-directed team environment.
  • Complete work assignments in the Railroad (RR yard, mainline train, and track maintenance) with minimal supervision.
  • Must be self-directed with the ability to learn and follow directions.
  • Learn, operate under, and safely apply Railroad Operating Rules and Special Instructions specific to NSM Railroad.
  • Demonstrated excellence in safety performance.
  • Must be an effective communicator.
  • Must be able to work outdoors, often working alone and unsupervised.
  • Must be able to respond to unusual or emergency circumstances when off-shift, and work a reasonable amount of department overtime.
  • Must meet vision requirements (specific to determining colors).
  • Must demonstrate a positive attitude and strong work ethic.

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The U.S. Talent Acquisition team was awarded a 2012 Candidate Experience Award by the Talent Board. The Talent Board is a non-profit organization that showcases employers who deliver outstanding candidate experiences. This is the second year in a row that Cliffs has earned this award, which is based on feedback directly from our job candidates. Cliffs is the only Natural Resources company to receive this award.

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