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Company: Savage
Location: Westlake
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Locomotive Electrician

Westlake, LA 70669, USA Req #6293

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

At Savage, we pride ourselves on providing our Team Members with a focus on safety not typically seen in other companies. You will enjoy working in a 5S environment that is safe to work in and free of clutter while receiving top-notch safety training and procedures to ensure that everyone makes it home every night to their loved ones. Hire Right, Train Right, Treat's the Savage way. Our Locomotive electricians conduct locomotive electrical and mechanical main t ena n ce, repair and troubleshoot ensuring that the rail equipment needs are supported and maint e na n ce work is c o mplet e d timely, efficiently and safely. The mechanic will also work with and train a helper as part of his duties. This role will also support equipment at our Westlake and Luling, LA facilities. The successful candidate should anticipate 65% travel as well as call outs for emergency failures. These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage

We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included) $80/year steel toe boot allowance Paid Holidays Excellent Benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match Monday-Friday, 8 hours per day, 20% overtime on call 24/7

What you will be doing

+ Responsible for overall locomotive maintenance

+ Inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in diesel engines, electrical equipment, CLC systems, vent recorders, remote control systems and misc locomotive components

+ E nsure compliance with all regulatory railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations

+ Familiar with and ability to perform periodic inspections

+ Conduct daily insp e ctions and locomotive servicing

+ Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose all electrical functions on an EMD locomotive

Requirements of a successful Locomotive Electrician

+ 10 years' experience maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing EMD locomotives is preferred

+ Rail Industry experience is required

+ Minimum of High School diploma/GED

+ Familiar on EMD 90 and 190 manuals and will develop relationships with material vendors to ensure required materials are on hand for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance

+ Ability to p robl e m solve and is very familiar with locomotive maintenance

+ Ability to read electrical schematics and troubleshoot low and high voltage AC/DC circuits

+ Travel to industrial sites located in Texas and Louisiana, travel is roughly 65%

+ The ability to work under adverse weather conditions and understanding that there is a requirement to be on call for mechanical/electrical emergencies on a 24/7 basis

Here are some of the physical requirements of this role:

+ The Electrician will be on his/her feet for extended period of time and walk long distances throughout the day

+ Navigating facilities will include, but is not limited to, exposure to harsh weather conditions, uneven ground, ladders, racks and other high places, ground that can be slick, icy or uneven, and other industrial hazards

+ Potential work sites include industrial rail facilities, remote rail lines, and will require someone who can work safely around this type of environment, as well as ensure compliance to strict OSHA/ FRA regulations

+ Ability to lift and ma neuver components up to 50 pounds

Savage has been designated as a2021 Military Friendly Employer.Additional information on our Veteran's Program, "Savage Patriots" can be found at

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

California Residents: Job Applicant Privacy Notice

Last Updated: January 1, 2020

Thank you for your interest in opportunities at Savage. We are providing you this notice in effort to be transparent about our how we collect and use your personal information.

Please know that by submitting your application materials, we will collect certain categories of personal information from you. These categories include: direct identifiers (e.g., your name, contact information, application account login information, and social media account information if you choose to provide it to us); professional information (e.g., your employment and education background); and other information you include in your resume and cover letter, such as your references, skills and abilities.

We use each category of personal information you provide primarily for recruitment and hiring purposes, and to evaluate your candidacy for the job opening(s) you apply to as well as other job openings at Savage that we think may interest you. We may also use your personal information to help detect security risks and incidents, to protect against fraudulent or illegal activity, to comply with federal and state laws, and to discover ways to improve our business and identify trends in our job applicants and workforce through internal and third party business analytics tools.

For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at

Other details

+ Job Family Skilled Player

+ Pay Type Hourly

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+ Westlake, LA 70669, USA

Keywords: Savage, Lake Charles , Electrician, Other , Westlake, Louisiana

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