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Test Technician

Company: Progress Rail Services Corp.
Location: Muncie
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

7608BRPRS Facility Location:Muncie, IN Locomotive - 293Job Purpose:Performs a range of evaluations in the Final Test phase of locomotive production.Req ID:7608BRCompany Description:Railroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting progressrail.com .Education / Training: Associates degree in electrical or mechanical engineering technology and at least 5 years of related experience.Job Title:Test TechnicianCity:MuncieKey Job Elements: Test all electrical and mechanical, and electronic locomotive systems and sub-assemblies including: complicated circuits, electrical measurements, air brake systems, diesel engines, and interactions between all systems; Diagnose, adjust, troubleshoot, and repair all defects found during testing; Conduct track testing of all types of locomotives and be expected to follow all rules pertaining to the operation of a locomotive; Calculate and record data; Responsible for test set ups and special instrumentations required to determine parts performance and systems characteristics; Responsible for troubleshooting methods to identify problems, critically analyze and develop solutions, and report key findings to quality organization and internal production departments; Strength Position requires lifting of 50lbs. Requires stamina and strength to work in tight and confinedspaces while installing, testing or repairing machinery and components; Motion Position requires standing majority of the day. Frequent walking, squatting, kneeling andclimbing of steps and stairs; Vision/Hearing Requirements Position is exposed to high levels of noise and vibration from using tools.Position is exposed to cutting torches and welding operations. The use of proper PPE is required. ThePosition requires the ability to read QWI and schematics and understand instructions; Work Environment Position can be located inside or outside, dependent on situation. When inside, theemployees are subject to temperature extremes in non-temperature-controlled environments. When outside employees are subject to all weather elements. In both cases, employees will work with oils and other lubricants; Emotional Demands Employee is expected to work and cooperate as part of team in order to meet productionrequirements; Safety Position is safety sensitive. Position requires strict adherence to safety policies (i.e blue flag) and use ofall PPE.Qualifications and Experience: Technical knowledge to detect a deficiency with written skills to record deficiencies in an easily understandable manner and the expertise to repair the deficiency (if required); Electrical/mechanical experience with the ability to troubleshoot problems using schematics and other test engineering specifications. Functional understanding of (locomotive) electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic systems; Understand mechanical/electrical/pneumatic/hydraulic schematics flowcharts; Must be able to make locomotive repairs and use tools typically found in a locomotive maintenance facility; Must have experience in a high voltage environment, computer/electronics knowledge and a working knowledge of test equipment; Must have experience in using a variety of computer software programs including Windows and Office products.EEO:Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/DisabilitiesBenefits:Progress Rail offers an excellent total compensation package,* including competitive salary, paid time off for vacation and holidays, 401(k) plan with company match, medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance and flexible spending accounts. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits.Job Category:Production - Operations & SupportState::Indiana

Keywords: Progress Rail Services Corp., Muncie , Test Technician, Professions , Muncie, Indiana

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