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Check with seller Railcar Mechanic CO

Published date: April 27, 2015
Modified date: April 27, 2015
  • Location: San Luis Valley, CO, Alamosa, United States

Mechanical Employee
San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad- Alamosa, CO
Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC (IPH) is a holding company for a series of freight and passenger railroads across the country, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. We are driven to provide first class service to our customers and develop innovative freight and passenger operations. We are widely recognized as the nation’s premier privately funded passenger rail service provider.
This position is for a Mechanic whose responsibilities would include inspecting our tourist operations, and maintaining and repairing our fleet of vintage passenger cars. The successful candidate will also work on locomotives, freight cars, and help maintain our fleet of vehicles and equipment. This is a working mechanic position and will involve extensive hands-on work.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities:
• Inspect, service, and maintain daily tourist operations to ensure successful trip.
• Perform car maintenance and repair functions including daily and periodic inspections, and repair.
• Maintain car interiors, upgrade and repair plumbing systems and toilets, handle window repair and replacement, be able to identify and specify replacement parts
• Show a working knowledge of freight car and locomotive repair
• Ability to properly run a grinder, torch, plasma cutter and be proficient at welding using mig, tig and stick operation.
• Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with team members, customers, and management
• Collaborate with other members of team to ensure an efficient operation
• Perform other duties that may be assigned

Requirements:
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Three (3) years of experience in the railroad mechanical field or equivalent mechanical work
• Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
• Willingness to travel for extended periods of time, including holidays
• Must have steel fabrication skills
• Knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment and repair
• Must be able to work any day of week depending on workload and requirements
• Able to climb ladders, use hand tools, operate a locomotive, and worked in confined spaces such as inspections pits, generator rooms, and electrical cabinets.
• Must also be committed to promoting a safe workplace.
• Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
• Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
• Must be able to climb inside and outside of equipment, and be able to operate heavy equipment, cranes, forklifts, jacking equipment and specialty equipment.
• Skills with woodworking including finish work preferred
• Supervisory experience a plus.

Please send resumes to HR@iowapacific.com

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