• Electrician

    Progress Rail Services Corp.Mayfield, KY 42066

    Job #2683135448

  • 9504BR

    PRS Facility Location:

    Mayfield, KY Locomotive - 260

    Job Purpose:

    1st & 3rd shifts available ($2.00 shift differential for 3rd shift). Base salary is between $20-$30 based on experience and job knowledge. 4, 10-hour work schedule.

    As a locomotive electrician, your responsibilities are to install, maintain, and repair critical electrical systems on a locomotive and locomotive components.

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    Company Description:

    Railroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!

    As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.

    Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting ~~~ .

    Education / Training:

    • High School Education or equivalent.

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    Key Job Elements:

    • Installs and maintains electrical wiring and equipment, such as motors, generators, air-conditioning units, electrical outlets, and lighting fixtures of railroad locomotives;

    • Measures, cuts, threads, bends, assembles, and installs conduits that connect to control panels and junction boxes, using hacksaw, pipe benders, pipe-threading tools, and other handtools;

    • Splices wires and solders connections to fixtures, outlets, and equipment;

    • Tests circuit connections, using electrical test equipment;

    • Read precision instruments, micrometers, and gauges;

    • Inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair EMD control systems;

    • Reads locomotive blueprints & schematics to make needed repairs;

    • Repairs electrical equipment, such as panel lighting, circuit breakers, junction boxes, voltage regulators, and reverse current relays;

    • Complete and document jobs in a timely manner per requirements/work instructions.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Previous electrical experience required;

    • Basic computer skills;

    • Mechanical aptitude;

    • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints;

    • Experience in interpreting circuit schematics;

    • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications-both general and technical);

    • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions);

    • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills);

    • Basic Math skills;

    • Certified/Licensed Electricians OR Residential / Commercial / Industrial Marine/Aircraft / Locomotive preferred.


    Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities


    • Competitive Salary

    • 401(k) plan with up to 6% company match (no waiting period with immediate vesting)

    • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability Insurance

    • Supplemental Accident, Critical Care, and Hospital Insurance available along with an HDHP and HSA with seed money

    • Flexible Spending Accounts

    • Paid Vacation

    • Paid Holidays

    • Paid Time-Off (PTO)

    • Employee Assistance Plan

    • Education Assistance Program

    • Employee Recognition Programs

    • Site specific Production and Incentive Plans

    • Site specific Step and Skill Level Wage Adjustment Plans

    • Site Specific Relocation and Sign-on Bonus Programs

    _*Benefits eligibility varies by job position, full-time/part-time and regular/temporary status. The provisions of the plan documents control such benefits._

    Job Category:

    Production - Hourly

    Work Location Options:

    Mayfield, KY