We are looking to hire an experienced locomotive engineer to safely operate our commuter trains. As a locomotive engineer, you will have the responsibility for inspecting the locomotive before and after use, safely operating the train between stations, and communicating with traffic control.
To ensure success as a locomotive engineer, you should have in-depth knowledge of locomotive electrical and mechanical systems, as well as good problem-solving and communication skills. A top-notch Locomotive Engineer is reliable and even-tempered with advanced mechanical and electrical skills.
-Performing inspections on the locomotive before and after runs.
-Safely operating the train between stations.
-Identifying obstructions and giving warning signals at track crossings.
-Monitoring on board meters and gauges including air pressure, battery charge, amperage, and train speed.
-Communicating with traffic control concerning stops, oncoming trains, and delays.
-Troubleshooting minor breakdowns.
-Performing basic locomotive maintenance when required.
-Ensuring logbooks and manuals are correctly stowed in the cabin.
-Completed reports on delays and breakdowns.
High School diploma or GED.
Class 1 certification
Previous work experience as a Locomotive Engineer(3-5 years experience)
Advanced knowledge of mechanical and electrical locomotive systems.
Excellent diagnostic skills.
In-depth area knowledge including road crossings, track curves, and tunnels.
Ability to concentrate for long periods.
Basic mechanical skills.
Must be able to maintain speeds on high grades.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $55.00 - $88.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Cedar City, UT 84720: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
- High school or equivalent (Preferred)
- Driver's License (Required)
Work Location: One location