Kansas City Southern Railway Maintenance Technician II in Vivian, Louisiana

Maintenance Technician II

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Job Description

Job Summary:

Maintains and repairs heavy-line fixed and mobile equipment for the railroad tie plant so that equipment breakage and downtime is minimized.

Job Duties:

  • Uses welding and cutting tools to maintain and repair equipment and enable safe operation;

  • Inspects and replaces equipment parts such as engines, tires, hydraulic cylinders, etc;

  • Services engines and exchanges fluids in equipment as needed;

  • Strictly follows safety procedures to ensure safe working conditions for themselves, plant workers, and equipment operators;

  • Assume duties of Maintenance Supervisor when necessary;

  • Exemplify KCS Vision, Values, and Culture in each and every interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED ;

  • 3 years of equipment maintenance experience;

  • 3 years of welding experience;

  • or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Location

Vivian, Louisiana, United States

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