Mechanical Serv Operator - Loc

Company Name:
Union Pacific
Mechanical Service Operators assist in the movement of locomotives in the shop area; perform service, cleanup and fueling of locomotives; and operate a forklift.
Provide locomotives with all necessary materials (drinking water, sand, spare parts, etc.).
Scrape engine car body and spray engine parts with solvents to remove grease, oil, and/or sludge.
Inspect materials, equipment, and machinery for any defects or unsafe conditions.
Operate locomotives between various shop locations, service tracks, and switching areas.
Lift and carry 40 pounds (frequently) and up to 86 pounds (rarely-often with assistance); push/pull at a minimum of 50 pounds.
Safely and effectively operate shop machines and tools such as high-pressure steam cleaning equipment, locomotive cranes, and sand cranes.
Understand and follow company and industry safety rules, practices, and procedures.
Computer literate and have basic keyboarding skills
Applicants must be able and willing to understand and apply safety rules, practice safe work habits, identify safety risks, and avoid potentially risky behaviors and situations.
Applicants must have the ability to perform basic arithmetic and be able to extract relevant information from tables, charts, graphs, and text.
Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment test in English before being allowed to interview. Click here to see a sample of the Skilled Craft Battery test.
Applicants must qualify on a Physical Ability Test (PAT) prior to employment. Click here for a description of the Physical Abilities Test
Applicants receiving a conditional job offer must pass a color vision assessment to ensure that they are able to perform the essential functions of the job by adequately discerning different colors.
Applicants with basic hand and power tool training or experience.
Mechanical, high-voltage electricity, or electronics experience or education.
Mechanical Experience
Transportation employees are responsible for serving our customers by providing the safe, on-time and on-plan movement of freight trains. From the switchman organizing freight cars in the train yard to the train crew's delivery of goods, Transportation makes up the largest portion of Union Pacific's workforce. Employees are assigned to specific hubs throughout Union Pacific's 23-state network that dictate the geographic region of work.
Union Pacific is one of America's premier transportation and logistics companies, linking 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serving many of the fastest-growing U.S. cities. Generations of Americans have built successful careers at Union Pacific and in the process, they've helped build a nation - delivering lumber for our homes, food for our tables, energy for our power plants and the countless raw materials and finished goods that supply the American way of life.
Location: Rawlins, WY
Closing Date: Apply early as this job may be removed as soon as there are sufficient applicants.

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