Job Location: Houston
Other Potential Locations: Houston, TX
Anticipated Start Date: Monthly
Number of Positions:
Salary Range: Approximately $25.34 - $30.17 per hour
$15,000 - $20,000 incentive for candidates that are actively enrolled in an Apprentice program or hold Journeyman status.
Relocation package included for those that are eligible.
All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis.
Inspect, repair and maintain engine and mechanical components of diesel locomotives.
SAFETY: Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to and acting on safety concerns. May be required to handle hazardous materials.
LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE MAINTENANCE: Repair running gears: wheels, springs, hangers, and brake rigging traction motors. Test and repair: brake systems, safety appliances, couplers, draft systems, air compressors, safety valves, lube oil pumps filter systems, fuel systems, radiators and shutters. Install, disassemble, assemble, repair or replace locomotive diesel engine components. Perform scheduled and preventative maintenance on tools and equipment.
INSPECTING: Inspect locomotive components, diagnose malfunctions in diesel engines, air equipment and trucks.
Training: Company-paid on-the-job.
Relocation: Assistance not available.
Work Conditions: Extreme all-weather conditions; uneven surfaces; safety sensitive work environment.
Probationary Period: Journeyman = 60 days; Apprentice = 122 days.
Shifts/Hours: Full-time (40 hrs/wk), subject seniority and governed by union agreement, assigned shift may be one of three 8-hour shifts; Mechanical shops operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Union: International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers.