Electrician (New Hire)
Company: United States Steel Corporation
Posted on: June 8, 2021
The Locomotive Electrician is a Maintenance of Equipment -
Locomotive Department position of the Gary Railway Company of
Transtar LLC., a wholly-owned subsidiary of U. S. Steel.
The Locomotive Electrician is responsible for the inspection and
repair of electrical wiring components on locomotives, machinery,
buildings, miscellaneous equipment, and appliances in field and
- Receives instructions regarding work to be done.
- Determines materials and required tools.
- Performs inspection utilizing meters, analyzed trouble areas
and makes repairs as required.
- Performs necessary electrical tests, removes, disassembles,
replaces, repairs, modifies, rebuilds, assembles, adjusts, and
maintains batteries and all electrical equipment or components on
locomotives, road maintenance equipment, lighting circuits, crane
circuits, air compressors, building and shop facilities, and
- Perform incidental heating and burning.
- Duties may also include working on railroad signal systems,
which may require the ability to perform strenuous work using hand
tools, (such as pick and shovel)in the construction, wiring and
troubleshooting of railroad signal and crossing systems.
- Valid driver's license is required.
- High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.
- Trade school or formal electrical maintenance training
- Journeyman Electrician or four (4) years Locomotive electrical
maintenance work experience or related education is required.
- Locomotive diesel electrical training preferred.
- Print reading experience preferred.
- Troubleshooting experience preferred.
- Computer skills preferred.
- Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and on-call is
- One year of outdoor and industrial work experience is
- Ability to climb is required.
- Working at heights is required.
- Performing manual labor and lifting in excess of 50 pounds is
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