Monday , December 11 2023

Nscorp Jobs – Locomotive Electrician

Website Norfolk Southern

Job Description:

Maintain, repair, rebuild, inspect and install all electrical wiring and equipment on diesel electric locomotives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Measure, cut, thread, bend, and assemble connections to control panels and junction boxes
  • Interpret test instrument indicators
  • Test circuit connections. Diagnose, repair, and replace electrical malfunctions in components including loading charging, transition problems, wheel slip, sander circuits and high and low voltage grounds
  • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
  • Examine parts for wear and/or defects such as brushes contact tips, slip rings, armatures, diodes, bearings and fuses
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
  • Interpret information from computer monitors or printouts
  • Repair speed recorders, air compressors, turbo and fuel pumps and temperature switches. Change light bulbs on locomotives
  • Perform work activities utilizing voltages up to 1200 and amperages up to 1500

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communication)
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
  • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb
  • Heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Walk long distances over uneven terrain

Qualification & Experience:

  • One year experience reading blueprints or electrical schematics
  • Completion of an electrical vocational or trade school program
  • Two years electrician experience
  • High School Diploma/GED

Job Details:

Company: Norfolk Southern

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Louisville, KY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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