Equipment Mechanic-100% Travel

Kyle Railroad Co.

Jackson, MS

The person in this position supports railroad construction projects by preventing, maintaining, and repairing various types of heavy, light-duty, and construction-support equipment.

•Perform the full range of repair and modification to equipment typically used in construction industry
•Perform basic preventative maintenance filters, fluids, lights, tires, cylinders, clean machines, etc.
•Check in and check out of equipment at the beginning and end of day
•Communicate equipment needs for parts ordering and service scheduling
•Report machine abuse and neglect to job supervisor for immediate action
•Ability to react quickly to needed repairs, think outside of the box to keep equipment running until machine can be adequately fixed and maintain a safety-conscience mind-set
•Manage other projects and perform other duties as assigned

•Welding experience preferred but not required
•Good working knowledge of all machine systems, including diesel engines, hydraulics, electrical systems, mechanical, and fluid power-transmission systems, and processes typically used to repair and maintain them
•Ability to carry out repairs in various climate conditions
•Ability to work with little or no supervision in remote locations
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Internet sites for troubleshooting resources and parts ordering
•To support field operations, 100 percent travel required
•Possess own set of basic tools (i.e., wrench sets, socket sets, screwdrivers, Allen wrenches, etc.)

•High school diploma/GED or an equivalent combination of education and experience required
•At least five years of heavy equipment repair experience preferred
•Valid driver’s license

This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.