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Inspect, service, repair and maintain diesel locomotives

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
• Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager

Pay Rate
• Training Rate and/or Apprentice Rate - $36.97/hour
• Apprentice (1st 345 work days from start date at work location) - 90% of journeyman rate
• Apprentice (2nd 345 work days from start date at work location) - 95% of journeyman rate
• Full Journeyman Rate (upon reporting to location) $41.08/hour


You will attend paid training, which could be out of town. CSX will pay for travel and lodging as required by collective bargaining agreement.

Minimum Qualifications
• High School Diploma/GED
• 18 years of age or older
• Valid Driver's License
• One year mechanical work experience or training
• One year experience reading and interpreting technical drawings or schematics

Preferred Qualifications
• Two years diesel mechanic experience
• Completion of a mechanical vocational or trade school program

Physical Requirements
• Heavy work, lifting up to 70 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds on a rare basis
• Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb
• Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis

Job Requirements
• Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
• Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, or safety-toe boots
• Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
• Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations
• Must pass all required assessments
• Must pass a background screening
• Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including a drug test
• This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement and membership is req.

About Us

CSX is passionate about building a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve, one in which all individuals are valued, appreciated, included, respected and proud to be equal members of our team. We are nationally recognized for our commitment to diversity and inclusion, as well as our support for veterans and reservists. Take the next step and move your career forward with CSX.

CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 200 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 230 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Connect with us on Facebook X LinkedIn Instagram YouTube

Closing Statement

At CSX, two of our five Guiding Principles are Valuing and Developing Employees as well as Operating Safely. We are committed to offering our team members the most competitive compensation and benefits package available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible.

CSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the EEO is Law poster. Click here to view the OFCCP pay transparency provision information.

CSX Transportation and its subsidiaries are not seeking outside assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies or search firms for employment or contractor opportunities. Any resumes submitted by an outside vendor to any employee at CSX via e-mail, Internet, or directly to hiring managers without a valid written search agreement in place with the Talent Acquisition / HR department will be deemed the sole property of CSX. No placement fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired as a result of the referral, or through other means
New Orleans LA United States


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