Mechanic/Electrician - Locomotive

  • Full-time

Company Description

PowerRail Locomotive Services is a division of PowerRail - North America’s leader for manufacturing and distributing locomotive parts to the global railroad market.  You can be part of our essential distribution team.  Seeking local candidate to work in our busy shop.


We offer:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, disability, Flex Spending, 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership with profit sharing
  • Stimulating work environment with unlimited growth potential.

Job Description

Sample Duties:


·         Installs, maintains, and is knowledgeable about wiring, control panels and other electrical components as needed.

·         Tests and repairs circuit connections

·         Inspect various locomotive parts, and report issues when needed to GM

·         Performs final inspection process to ensure compliance with company standards

·         Use of hand tools and equipment to perform job duties

·         Adheres to appropriate work instructions in the completion of duties

·         Regulates and maintains storage batteries

·         Perform daily servicing, cleaning and repairs of machines when required


·         Assemble / disassemble parts as directed

·         Qualify mechanical devices in operation

·         Performs modifications as  required

·         May assist electricians in performing electrical maintenance duties.

·         Diagnosing, repairing and maintaining equipment

·         Analyzing , Testing and repairing mechanical systems

·         Inspect  components to ensure each part is with in specifications

·         Use hand tools and specialize equipment to perform duties

·         Uses micrometers, assorted hand tools, assorted air tool and power tools




  • Must be reliable and self-motivated.  
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and speed, good work ethic and enthusiasm to learn all aspects of the locomotive repair, ability to lift up to 70 lbs and work in a changeable temperature environment.
  • Experience preferred.

Additional Information

We offer a competitive salary, great benefits, and a family-friendly culture.  

   We are an employee-owned company! 

We hope you will join our team and become part of the future of PowerRail!! 

PowerRail is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer. PowerRail is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now, or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas.