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Job TitleLocomotive Mechanic
EmployerPacific & Arctic Railways & Navigations (White Pass Yukon route)
Job LocationSkagway
Wage & Benefits$44.94 & benefits
Job DetailsDuties: 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.

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