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Mechanical Foreman

Company: Montana Rail Link
Location: Livingston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Mechanical ForemanMechanical - Livingston, MontanaWHO WE ARE:Our passion lies in helping move businesses and industries forward through safe and efficient rail transportation services. We find it rewarding to know that the goods and services that move across our system have a direct impact on our local, regional, and global economies. We are proud of the work we do and of each team member that helps us continue moving forward.WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:We are seeking a Mechanical Department Foreman with a background in heavy locomotive repair who exemplifies our company values of safety, trust, accountability, respect and teamwork. The successful candidate will reinforce our safety culture at every opportunity and never compromise safety in favor of other factors.The Mechanical Foreman is responsible for supervising locomotive repair, maintenance and overhaul at our locomotive facility located in Livingston, Montana.LOCATION: Livingston, MTKEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITYPosition requires experience as a Journeyman-level Machinist or Electrician and/or running a locomotive repair facilityAbility to effectively communicate with employees and fellow supervisors both within the mechanical department and cross-departmentallyStrong organizational skills with ability to meet stringent time schedules and deadlinesAbility to learn operational safe practices.Available to perform weekend dutiesAbility to travel and work various shiftsPerform monthly operational testing of employees in accordance with FRA and MRL standardsMust be safety conscious and capable of cultivating and supervising work practices that will contribute to the achievement of company safety goalsJourneyman card or equivalent (currently possess or have held in the past)Must demonstrate ability to relate well with supervisors, peers and subordinatesDESIRED QUALIFICATIONSKnowledge of locomotive repair and maintenanceKnowledge of AAR interchange rules and possesses an understanding of FRA rules pertaining to cars and locomotivesExperienced in handling yard and main line derailments and the ability to estimate damage at derailment sites. Responsible for preparing derailment reports, including estimates for car and locomotive repairsKnowledge of locomotive service track operationsElectrical knowledgeSelf-starter willing to devote necessary time and effort to ensure safety and productivity goals and all regulations are met or exceeded.High school diploma or GEDValid driver's licenseWHAT WE HAVE TO OFFERCompetitive salary and opportunities for growthComprehensive health insurance package401k with up to 4% company matchParticipation in Railroad RetirementProfit SharingCollege scholarships for children and spousesMRL CORE VALUESAt the heart of everything we do lies our core values of safety, trust, accountability, respect, and teamwork. Each and every one of our employees comes to work every day with these values in mind. We strive to hire the best of the best and to place people in opportunities that allow them to be successful.POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Keywords: Montana Rail Link, Billings , Mechanical Foreman, Professions , Livingston, Montana

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