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Job code: lhw-e0-89570596

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  Job posted:   Sun May 13, 2018
  Distance to work:   ? miles
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Electricians perform inspections, major and
minor repairs, overhauls and servicing on all types of locomotives.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Critical performance areas include the following but may vary depending on the
location and circumstances:
Inspect, service and maintain locomotives, in accordance with
federal and company regulations, including troubleshooting or repairing,
replacing, cleaning and adjusting parts.
Troubleshoot and diagnose diesel engine malfunctions and make
required repairs.
Assemble and start engines.
Use test equipment, lubrication equipment and other vehicle repair
tools and equipment, and operate said tools and machinery in a safe and
efficient manner.
Prepare inspection, maintenance, and work reports, and record
details on prescribed forms in accordance with established procedures.
Operate locomotive on shop tracks.
Test locomotives on shop track after repair.
Work shift work, which consists: Irregular hours, including
nights, weekends, holidays, and occasional overtime.
Work in a shop environment and outside in all weather conditions
Occasionally work in confined spaces and at elevated heights
Frequent stooping, lifting, kneeling, bending, crouching and
Minimal travel required
Minimum Requirements:
Valid driver's license.
High School diploma or equivalent GED
Must be 18 years of age
Must meet all medical fitness for duty requirements for the
Using measuring devices and understanding visual displays.
Basic technical knowledge of electrical theory and troubleshooting
Frequent lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs and occasionally up to 70
Displays good hand-eye coordination
Valid CDL for the class and type of equipment operated.
Ability to certify company equipment in accordance with state
Experience troubleshooting hydraulic and electronic systems.
Welding skills.
Basic computer skills.
The ideal candidate profile:
Automotive or diesel electrician experience and/or electrician
Ability to work autonomously, adapt to different situations and
manage stress.
Demonstrate good teamwork skills and maintain positive interactions
with others.
Displays good verbal, reading comprehension and writing skills.
Dedicated to getting the job done while meeting established standards
of quality, safety and client satisfaction.
Newly hired Electricians take part in several weeks
of training which includes classroom instructions and field training. The
classroom training will take place in Homewood, IL at the CN Campus. The
training guides the new Electrician through the critical safety skills required
to work on the railroad. Once the classroom training is complete, the
Electrician will complete on-the job training to enhance his/her knowledge and
skills. Successful completion of the training course is mandatory in order to
work as a Electrician.
The Electrician is a unionized position and is part of the IBEW (International
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). Wages, initiation fees, and monthly dues
are required as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement.
*CN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation. Only qualified candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.*

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