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Date Added: Wed 27/01/2021

Locomotive Mechanic (Travel Required)

Indianapolis, IN, US
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Company: RAILSERVE, INC.

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Must be able to successfully complete a DOT physical, drug screen and background check.  CDL license preferred.

 Comprehensive Benefits Package: 

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life
  • AD&D
  • Disability
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401K with company match
  • Quarterly bonus program

Who we Are

Railserve is a leading provider of in-plant rail switching, transloading, and material handling services — operating at over 75 locations in North America. We use our own locomotives and employees to safely move railcars within industrial, manufacturing and production plants. But we're not just rail car movers; we also provide a number of other services which include: rail car loading, rail car unloading, track maintenance, inspection or repair and many others.

Railserve is also a member company of The Marmon Group, a global organization comprised of three autonomous companies consisting of more than 175 independent manufacturing and service businesses. Marmon is part of Berkshire Hathaway, one of the world's largest, most successful, and best respected companies.

I. SUMMARY

This position is responsible for maintaining fleet of locomotives to ensure the company's ability to serve the customer and provide reliable equipment for employees.

II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs scheduled and emergency maintenance on all company locomotives in a cost effective manner (including Gen-Set, SW and GP).
  • Troubleshoots and fixes mechanical and electrical problems.
  • Maintain proper records (preventative maintenance sheets, invoices, shipping documents, expense reports).
  • Handle environmental issues in appropriate manner (e.g. proper disposal of filter oil, diesel fuel or other materials.
  • Comply with company safety policies and procedures; must wear required personal protective equipment.
  • Conducts periodic safety assessments on equipment according to a frequency determined by the Corporate Safety Department.
  • Suggests and /or implements administrative or engineering controls to abate or minimize safety hazards. Implementation will require appropriate approvals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

III. QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two -year college or technical school preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have deep mechanical experience, electrical experience preferred.
  • Must have valid Driver's license.
  • Must be able to operate cutting torch and electrical welder.

B. LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

C. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

D. REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with the typical problems that occur in rail car switching.

E. PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move heavy weights. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


F. WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and may be required to work nights, holidays, and weekends. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

G. OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Must be willing and able to travel frequently (up to 80%) to company and/or customer locations to perform work on locomotives. Drive interstate in trucks weighing over 10,000 pounds.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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