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Role Summary: The Locomotive Test Technician (2nd/Night Shift) in our Locomotive Final Assembly area will be responsible for the testing and checking of all major components and subsystems of a Locomotive prior to final shipment to the customer. In this role you will be responsible for troubleshooting methods to identify problems, critically analyze and develop solutions, and report key findings to various key stakeholders including; Quality organization and internal production departments.
Essential Responsibilities: In addition, you will:
Test all electrical and mechanical systems on a locomotive and locomotive sub-assemblies including but not limited too complicated circuits, electrical measurements, air brake systems, diesel engines, and interactions between all systems
Diagnose, adjust, troubleshoot and repair all defects found during testing
Perform tests required for emissions and fuel consumption or other engineering testing for all types of locomotives
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; data may have to be compiled into test reports for record keeping
Use material transport devices including but not limited to radio controlled cranes, forklifts and tuggers
Work with various engineering departments and outside vendors
Conduct auditing of all phases of production to verify conformity to all mechanical and electrical standards
All tests may have set ups and special instrumentation required to determine parts performance and systems characteristics
Associate’s Degree OR 2 Year Technical / Engineering Degree in an Electrical or Mechanical field
Minimum of 1 year of work experience in a related field
Knowledge of AC / DC theory, digital electronics and fiber optics
Knowledge or training in pneumatic air systems
Thorough understanding and ability to work from with complicated electrical schematics, Verbal instructions and / or drawings
Meet the physical and safety standards for test track operation of all types of locomotives
Operate computers and recording instrumentation, including maintenance and calibration, to validate pre and post conditions of locomotives
Set up, operate, test, adjust, perform defect analysis and repair radio frequency equipment (complete equipment) requiring a Federal Communications Commission Second Class Radiotelephone License
Must have ability to properly use and care for assigned tools and equipment
Must be able to adhere to standards, do a quality job in a safe manner and within acceptable time
Must be able to work any shift
Promote climate of cooperation; leading by example mentoring others in quality, safety, environmental, lean and HPWT philosophies
Ability to perform multiple tasks in any combination and concentration of the above mentioned areas and ability to rotate through all or most of the processes rather than being assigned to a specific task
Ability to work as part of a team and perform all related duties
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