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Locomotive Electrician

The Locomotive Electrician is a Maintenance of Equipment - Locomotive Department position of the Gary Railway Company of Transtar, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of U. S. Steel.

The Locomotive Electrican is responsible for the inspection and repair of electrical wiring components on locomotives, machinery, buildings, miscellaneous equipment, and appliances in field and shop environments.

Job Responsibilities:
-Receives instructions regarding work to be done.
-Determines materials and required tools.
-Performs inspection utilizing meters, analyzed trouble areas and makes repairs as required.
-Performs necessary electrical tests, removes, disassembles, replaces, repairs, modifies, rebuilds, assembles, adjusts, and maintains batteries and all electrical equipment or components on locomotives, road maintenance equipment, lighting circuits, crane circuits, air compressors, building and shop facilities, and equipment.
-Perform incidental heating and burning.
-Duties may also include working on railroad signal systems, which may require the ability to perform strenuous work using hand tools, (such as pick and shovel)in the construction, wiring and troubleshooting of railroad signal and crossing systems.

Job Requirements:
-Valid driver's license is required.
-High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.
-Trade school or formal electrical maintenance training required.
-Journeyman Electrician or four (4) years Locomotive electrical maintenance work experience or related education is required.
-Locomotive diesel electrical training preferred.
-Print reading experience preferred.
-Troubleshooting experience preferred.
-Computer skills preferred.
-Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and on-call is required.
-One year of outdoor and industrial work experience is preferred.
-Ability to climb is required.
-Working at heights is required.
-Performing manual labor and lifting in excess of 50 pounds is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Transtar companies are a principled companies committed to its core values of safety, diversity & inclusion, environmental stewardship, results & accountability, and focus on cost, quality, and customer. We promote an environment of respect, communication, and collaboration " encouraging new ideas that drive innovation and our collective success.
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