Job Opening

Job TitleLocomotive Mechanic
EmployerPacific & Arctic Railways & Navigations (White Pass Yukon route)
Job LocationSkagway
Wage & Benefits$450.10/hr. & benefits
Job DetailsThis is a full-time, seasonal position. The successful applicant must be available March through October


  • Repair & maintenance of locomotive fleet
  • Ability to problem solve & repair all aspects and components of locomotives
  • Inspection and repair of airbrake systems, truck assembly & DC traction motors

Skills & Requirements:

  • Familiarity and compliance with FRA rules
  • Welding certification preferred
  • 3 years previous experience required
  • Troubleshooting skills in fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to clearly and effectively read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English, in person and using electronic devices.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions: (hot, cold, rain, snow, and sleet).
  • Able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds frequently, up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess a valid U.S. Passport and must be free to enter Canada. Must be able to receive a Company sponsored Canadian work visa.
  • Must not have had a DUI/DWI conviction within the previous ten years.
  • Must have the ability to see and interpret hand signals from near and far; distinguish among red, blue, green, yellow and white colors; visually judge the speed and distance of moving objects; see at night; hear, and, with training, distinguish auditory signals.
  • Must be able to work in extreme all-weather conditions and safety sensitive work environment.
  • Must be able to follow safety policies and procedures and wear the required personal protective equipment required for the job in a safe manner.
  • Safety sensitive transportation industry experience is preferred.

All applicants must be registered with the Union, have a current resume on file in the dispatch office, that reflects the qualifications required by the Employer to be referred to the employer by the Union.