Diesel Mechanic
Bombardier - Baltimore, MD

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Diesel Mechanic-T-BTNA-USMD-1800



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Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. Bombardier ECO4 technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance.

We are looking for a Diesel Mechanic for our Baltimore, Maryland facility.

In your role as a Diesel Mechanic, you will:

Inspect, service, repair and maintain diesel locomotives.

Please note that Bombardier is required to offer priority of employment to current employees assigned to the MARC Camden and Brunswick Lines. We recognize, however, that not all such employees may accept our offer to join Bombardier and that other vacancies may arise. To address these contingencies, and given the amount of time it takes to complete the recruitment process and the tight training deadlines that BTS must meet in order to successfully complete the transfer of services as scheduled, it is necessary for BTS to begin active outside recruiting now for all positions. You may be contacted, have a phone screen or interview but offers will not be made until our hiring obligations to the MARC staff have been satisfied.

All terms and conditions are subject to negotiation with the applicable union.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

· Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

· Inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in diesel engines, air brake equipment, running gear or locomotive components

· Rivet, bolt, glue, braze or weld to fabricate, modify or design replacement parts for equipment

· Fabricate, cut, shape, and perform finish operations using various types of materials

· Perform periodic service on locomotives

· Move locomotives


Training will be provided in Baltimore, Maryland upon hire.


Minimum Qualifications

· High School diploma/GED

· 18 years of age or older

· Valid Driver's License

· Heavy mechanical repair experience

Preferred Qualifications

· Four years diesel mechanic experience

Basic Competencies

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

· Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)

· Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)

· Mechanical aptitude

Physical Requirements

· Heavy work, lifting up to 70 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds on a rare basis

· Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/balance/climb on an occasional basis

· Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis

Employment Conditions

· Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries

· Wear protective equipment such as hearing protection, safety-toe boots, or safety glasses

· Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime and various shift work

· Complete annual training and pass safety rules examination

· May require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol

· Must pass all required assessments

· May require a post-offer medical examination, including drug.

· This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement; membership is required

· Active employees must complete one year in current position or craft before applying for positions

Environmental Conditions

Work outside in all weather conditions in confined spaces, and on occasion at elevated heights.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity.

Job: Mechanics
Primary Location: US-MD-Baltimore
Organization: Transportation

Job Posting:
21.02.2013, 4:09:19 PM

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