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Diesel Mechanic

Company: New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway
Location: Cooperstown
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Diesel Mechanic
NYSW Railway - Binghamton, NY
Job Summary
Inspect, service, repair and maintain diesel locomotives.
Primary Activities and Responsibilities
--- Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
--- Inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in diesel engines, air brake equipment, running gear or locomotive components
--- Service locomotives with fuel, oil, sand
--- Perform periodic service on locomotives
--- Move locomotives
Pay Rate
Pay rate information is subject to change based on Collective Bargaining Agreement and, if applicable, may vary by location.
Minimum Qualifications
--- High School diploma/GED
--- Valid Driver's License
--- Heavy mechanical repair experience
Preferred Qualifications
--- Four years diesel mechanic experience
Basic Competencies
--- Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications--both general and technical)
--- Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
--- Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
--- Mechanical aptitude
Physical Requirements
--- Heavy work, lifting up to 75 pounds
--- Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/balance/climb on an occasional basis
--- Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis
Employment Conditions
--- Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
--- Wear protective equipment such as hearing protection, safety Shoes, safety glasses, PPE and hard hat.
--- Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime and various shift work
--- Requires random testing for drugs and alcohol
--- Must pass all required assessments
Environmental Conditions
Work outside in all weather conditions in confined spaces, and on occasion at elevated heights.
Safety Commitment
This is a safety sensitive position. The candidate selected for this position must successfully complete a full physical including a drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position. All candidates' safety records will be reviewed and considered when evaluating the candidate pool.
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Keywords: New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway, Albany , Diesel Mechanic, Engineering , Cooperstown, New York

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