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TTC Locomotive Mechanic (Machinist)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Locomotive Mechanic Inspects, maintains, and repairs locomotive mechanical, electrical and diesel engine systems in accordance with FRA regulations on FRA and customer owned locomotives at the Transportation Technology Center (TTC).Performs mechanical inspection on locomotives and repairs defects to conform to FRA regulations.Tests locomotives for performance by use of load box.Replaces brake shoes on locomotives.Disassembles and rebuilds locomotive trucks and replaces wheel sets and traction motors.Repairs and rebuilds diesel engines, air compressors, and many other locomotive components.Disassembles and reassembles locomotives and machinery.Perform emergency repairs and have a basic understanding of electrical theory, AC and DC motors, control circuits, and electrical schematics.Comply with the guidelines set forth by the FRA on Personal Blue Signal Protection of Workers.Be proficient and knowledgeable on the interchange rules as they pertain to locomotives.Must possess the ability to complete written forms and reports as well as necessary Federal Railroad Administration reports pertaining to locomotive maintenance.Performs other duties as required.Accountable for compliance of all safety and operating rules, policies and guidelines.Working hours: Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PMTTC has a 9/80 work schedule consisting of a total of eight nine-hour days, one eight-hour day, and one day off spread over a two-workweek timeframe. Employees work 80 hours over nine days rather than the usual 10 days, allowing for every other Friday to be an off from work Friday.Qualifications Required (Skills)

  • Five or more years of experience as a locomotive mechanic (machinist) or locomotive electrician or Bachelors degree or equivalent with two years of relevant experience.
  • Must have a working knowledge of and be familiar with various types of tools and equipment such as, but not limited to, welders, torches, hammers, jacks, and various types of other mechanical, pneumatic, and hand tools pertaining to the construction and maintenance of locomotives.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Strong organizational, follow through and time management skills.
  • Valid driver's license to allow driving throughout the site.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in client and co-worker relations.
  • Ability to build professional and courteous relationships with your colleagues and supervisors.
  • Maintain good customer service skills.
  • Ability to safely climb a 15-foot-high ladder.Qualifications Desired
    • Seven or more years of experience as a locomotive diesel mechanic or locomotive electrician.
    • Experience as a qualified locomotive inspector according to the FRA regulations.
    • Experience performing emergency repairs and re-railing of railroad rolling stock.#LI-DM1Division DescriptionFor more than 50 years, ENSCO has been providing leading-edge engineering, science and advanced technology solutions to governments and private industries worldwide.ENSCO's Applied Technology and Engineering Division is a leading provider of surface transportation research and technology development services with a long history of supporting railway, transit, and highway safety initiatives. Our staff conducts impactful research and advances technology in many exciting areas including: --- The behavior of railroad and transit track, rolling stock, vehicle components and control systems under a wide range of operating conditions.--- Advancement of leading-edge technologies including autonomous, non-contact and machine vision-based approaches for asset condition assessment.--- The application of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to today's most challenging asset maintenance issues. Come join a stable and growing company and make an impact on some of the world's most challenging transportation problems. Learn more about ENSCO: www.ensco.comStrength in DiversityENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Pueblo , TTC Locomotive Mechanic (Machinist), Professions , Pueblo, Colorado

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