Diesel Locomotive Electrician in Worcester, Massachusetts
The person in this position performs basic troubleshooting and electrical repairs on all diesel-electric locomotive equipment.
Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration
Wire, maintain, repair, rebuild, inspect, and install electrical equipment, including but not limited to rheostats, control systems, transformers, motors, generators, electric lighting fixtures, cab heaters, batteries and their charging systems, speed recorders, air compressor controls, temperature switches, starters, axle generators, coils, contactors, relays, and governors
Be responsible for preventative maintenance on all electrical components
Troubleshoot and test single- and three-phase electrical systems on diesel-electric locomotives, including grounded components and wiring, high and low voltage, wheel slip, transition, and electrical load or no-load conditions
Assist with other projects and perform other duties as assigned
REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Two years of relevant work experience
Ability to read and comprehend written and oral instructions, including electrical schematics
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR CREDENTIALS:
Associate degree in related subject matter
Diesel electrician training preferred
Four-year journeyman railroad electrician preferred
Valid driver’s license
This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.