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Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:20:00 AM

A well-established railroad and locomotive repair facility is looking to hire a Diesel Locomotive Mechanic to join their team in Burlington, IA. In business for 35 years, this company provides mechanics with an opportunity to widen their skillset within the locomotive sector of the Diesel Industry!.  This job does offer the opportunity to be temp-to-hire.  Job is located in Burlington.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
• Diesel Truck Mechanics and Engine Specialists who are looking to venture out of the Truck and Transport Sector are encouraged to apply! Majority of the work completed in this role is on the road with some repairs being completed in-shop.
• Correcting deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling/disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems such as power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bear loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units
• Maintains records by annotating services and repairs

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS
• Must have their own tools
• Must have knowledge/skills in tooling and mechanical inspection
• Attention to detail
• Written/verbal communication skills
• Solid experience repairing hydraulic, electrical and engine issues
• Willingness to complete field service tasks


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• High School Diploma/Equivalent
• 3+ years experience with heavy truck and/or diesel train repairs
• Valid Drivers’ License
• Willingness/Ability to obtain Class D drivers’ License

WORK HOURS/SHIFT
• Monday – Friday 7am – 3:30pm
• Possible overtime

WAGE
• $20.00+ DOQ
Benefits are available on the first of the month following the start date. Employees have access to the following:
• Railroad retirement available
• Pension Plan
• Access to 401k Plan with a 4% Match After One Year
• 100% Company-Paid Health and Dental Insurance
• Comprehensive Package on Vision Insurance
• Paid Time Off + 2 Weeks Vacation
• $350 Annual Clothing Allowance
• $200 Annual Boot Allowance
• $250 Allowance for Prescription Safety Glasses Every Other Year
• Ongoing Training

SCREENING/TESTING
• Pre-employment background screening & drug testing
 

If you have already registered and completed the interview process, please call our office and let us know of your interest in this opening. There is no need to complete a new application.