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9.27.2017 BNSF Hiring Incentives

BNSF RAILWAY MECHANICAL INCENTIVES

BNSF is pleased to announce we are offering hiring incentives to the successful and eligible candidate(s) selected for Mechanical positions within our company. 


PROGRAM GUIDELINES & INCENTIVE
The program is for Mechanical External Hires requiring relocation because of the distance from the candidate’s home address  to our location. We also have External Hires incentives for jobs located in Alliance, Nebraska and Chicago, Illinois. The positions in Alliance, NE and Chicago, IL do not require individuals to relocate for the incentive.

Certified External Candidates (Journeyman Card)

• $15k paid in 3 separate payments
o $5k successful completion of probationary period and confirmation that the move has occurred (if applicable)
o $5k at the beginning of the second year
o $5k at the beginning of the third year
• This offer will include a 3 year hold-down.  Leaving the location or job for any reason will result in 100% repayment and forfeiture of future payments.
• If a move is required it will also include:
o One-way mileage at the current BNSF rate for up to 2 vehicles
o U-Haul (or similar) rental of up to $1000 paid by the company
o A lodging lump sum at the new location of $2500

Non-Certified External Candidates (Apprentice Program in Process)

• $10k paid in 2 separate payments
o $5k successful completion of probationary period and confirmation that the move has occurred (if applicable)
o $5k at the beginning of the second year
• This offer will include a 3 year hold-down.  Leaving the location or job for any reason will result in 100% repayment and forfeiture of future payments.
• If a move is required it will also include:
o One-way mileage at the current BNSF rate for up to 2 vehicles
o U-Haul (or similar) rental of up to $1000 paid by the company
o A lodging lump sum at the new location of $2500

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

• To be eligible, a candidate must be offered a position and successfully complete the pre-employment process
• Mechanical Journeyman Hires (Machinist, Carman, Sheetmetal Worker and Boilermaker) must provide documentation of Journeyman status for the same craft (at time of conditional offer)
• Electrician Mechanical Journeyman Hires must provide documentation of Railroad Journeyman status for the same craft (at time of conditional offer)
• All Mechanical Apprentice Hires must provide documentation showing he/she is actively enrolled in an Apprentice program for the same craft (at time of conditional offer)

**All interested candidate must apply at BNSF.com/careers. Additional information will be provided to candidates selected to interview.”