After an initial three week orientation and training period, Apprentice Signal trainees-™ start out on signal construction gangs. They travel system-wide, depending upon the assignments and current corporate needs, installing the NS signal system. Construction gang employees typically travel on Sundays to the work site to start the workweek early Monday mornings. The workweek may be comprised of four 10-hour days, although they can extend longer. The work of a signal construction gang is physical, demanding work. It requires work in all types of weather, in all elements. On site, most of the work involves construction-type work including hand digging with shovel and pick. .
Employer: Norfolk Southern. For a complete job description, please visit the NORFOLK SOUTHERN careers page referencing this position (link included here).