Field Mechanic-hydraulics, pneumatics, generators

Columbia, SC | Direct Hire

Post Date: 06/06/2017 Job ID: 2246477 Industry: Technical

Minimum Education Requirements:
• AS in Mechanical Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent military electronics school

The rolling stock mechanic is responsible for maintenance of railcars,
troubleshooting and repair of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic systems.
Qualified candidates will possess strong troubleshooting and problem solving

• Manage preventative and predictive maintenance in accordance with rolling stock vehicle manuals
• Complete and organize all reporting documents
• Manage vehicle spare parts and consumables
• Troubleshoot and repair
o Diesel traction engines
o Gear box
o Generators
o HVAC systems
o Hydraulic and Pneumatic Plant
o Electric Rolling Stock Plant
• Knowledge of bogie dynamics
o Suspension
o Damper
o Braking system
o Journal box
• Domestic field service – travel required
• Knowledge of the principals of track safety
• Knowledge of the structure of railway cars
• Ability to read and interpret electrical/mechanical/pneumatic drawings

• Must possess strong problem solving skills
• Must work with limited supervision
• Must hold a valid driver’ s license
• Candidate must be able to lift 75 lbs.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent Microsoft office and operating system skills
• Work place is a drug free workplace and works with railroad contracts and job sites that require drug testing.

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