Locomotive Electrician Resume Samples

The main duty of a Locomotive Electrician is to install and maintain electrical wiring and equipment such as motors, air-conditioning units, electric outlets, lighting fixtures of railroad locomotives and cars. Other related duties are mentioned on the Locomotive Electrician Resume as – measuring, cutting, and assembling, and installing conduits that connect to control panels and junction boxes; splicing wires with a knife or cutting pliers and solders; testing circuit connections, using electrical test equipment; installing and testing electrical equipment, such as heating, and ignition systems, generator brushes, and commutators; and repairing headlights in locomotives and streetcars.

The nature of the work demands the following skills from the locomotive Electricians – knowledge of analytical, computer-aided design, and project management software, familiarity with complex electrical equipment like voltage detectors and hydraulic conduit benders, the ability to read blueprints and to determine locations of equipment or components that need repair. To become one, a degree is not needed, however, possessing postsecondary training may be beneficial.

Locomotive Electrician Resume example

Locomotive Electrician Resume

Headline : Testing electrical equipment for safety and efficiency; fabricate electrical parts; participating in the maintenance and operation of electrical tools and equipment used by the operation.

Skills : Linux Administration, Windows Active Directory, TCP/IP Networking Protocols, Cisco IOS Routing And Switching, Shell Scripting, Web Design.

Description :

    1. Safely worked with and around voltages from 72 VDC to 1500 VDC for 5 years.
    2. Helped reduce operational downtime by performing routine preventative maintenance.
    3. Troubleshoot 72v control circuits.
    4. Experienced using Hi-pot, Megger, Amp-Clamp, and other devices to identify grounded electrical components.
    5. Substituted broken breaker controls, relays, switches, fuses, and electrical wiring.
    6. Installed and repaired wiring and equipment for electrical services.
    7. Repaired and kept in good condition locomotives in accordance with schematics and manufactures specifications.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Locomotive Electrician Resume

Objective : Seeking a Locomotive Electrician position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : General Computer And Diagnosis, Currently Installing PTC Equipment And Other Locomotive Modifications, Insall And Troubleshooting Of Locomotive Equipment.

Description :

    1. Responsible for making circuit modifications and reading schematics.
    2. Provided and I will often build the circuit from memory.
    3. Implemented testing procedures and protocols.
    4. Touched hundreds of locomotives since being hired at National Railway.
    5. Made sure that everything that can be done to a locomotive is done at any given moment.
    6. Trained other employees and am the youngest member of the team at this company.
    7. Used Team work, troubleshooting, advanced diagnostics, soldering and electronic know how, making a circuit functional and look good aesthetically, management and bringing people together for their function, clear communication verbal and written, schematic interpretation and additions, mechanical knowledge, fundamental electrical engineering.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AS In Computer Science


Locomotive Electrician Resume

Objective : Locomotive Electrician with thirty-five years of experience in AC/DC electrical equipment and electronic networking. Excellent attendance record and accident free. Strong team-working and multi-tasking skills with excellent communication and leadership ability.

Skills : Linux Administration, Windows Active Directory, TCP/IP Networking Protocols, Cisco IOS Routing And Switching, Shell Scripting, Web Design, Penetration Testing.

Description :

    1. Installed, maintained, repaired, and modification of locomotive electrical systems.
    2. Installed the auto start, ASG, and handbrake modifications on CSX locomotives per contracted work.
    3. Determined and performed incremental repairs on contracted units.
    4. Involved in the tearing down and rebuilding of locomotive generators.
    5. Extensively used of various hand tools used in the termination of electrical wiring including wire strippers, wire crimpers, pin crimpers, screw drivers, and hydraulic lug crimpers.
    6. Used digital multi-meters to check for continuity and voltages.
    7. Followed wiring diagrams to determine correct termination location, correct wire gauge, and routing of wires for modifications and installs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate In Applied Science

Locomotive Electrician Resume

Summary : A well rounded electrician that possess electrical and mechanical knowledge in the industrial, commercial and railroad industries. Seeking employment with growing company to utilize my education, skills, and experience to establish and maintain longevity in the electrical field.

Skills : General Fabrication, Electronic Diagnostics.

Description :

    1. Used laptop computer, phase indicator, and other specialized to troubleshoot and repair locomotives.
    2. Used megger to test AR10 electric generators.
    3. Performed low voltage rewire and troubleshooting of SD 60M locomotive.
    4. Performed troubleshooting and repair of RJ Corman/Rail Power Genset locomotives.
    5. Installed and tested the I-ETMS system on GP38-2 and SD70-DE locomotives.
    6. Installed and tested locomotive event recorders and cameras.
    7. Repaired and troubleshoot electrical defects on MP15N locomotives.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates In Applied Electrical Technology

Locomotive Electrician Resume

Summary : Testing monitoring electrical systems, equipment, and components using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem, and also Ensuring the proper function of electrical safety devices.

Skills : Electrical Troubleshooting, Cisco Networking, Schematics, Test Equipment, Pc Repair.

Description :

    1. Transferred to the railroad so I could learn a new thing that, quite frankly, was neat.
    2. Attended a weeklong training course on EMD SD40s in Illinois.
    3. Responsible for completing weekly PMs of our 17 locomotives.
    4. Varied in type and updates, but all EMD locomotives.
    5. Spent the time working on the engines themselves.
    6. Practiced in changing heads, cylinders, governors, and other parts.
    7. Troubleshoot and repaired electrical defects to medium and high horsepower locomotives.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Locomotive Electrician Resume

Headline : Driven and decisive manager with experience in engineering and customer relations. Enjoys developing new and innovative strategies to improve productivity and safety. Skilled at communicating and developing relationships with customers and internal departments. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Very knowledgeable in various computer systems and programs.

Skills : Project Management, IT Management, Network Architecture, Systems Administration, Windows, Solaris, Unix, Training, Public Speaking, Presentations.

Description :

    1. Inspected and tested electrical systems and equipment to locate and diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections, testing devices, and computer software.
    2. Reassembled and tested equipment after repairs.
    3. Installed new fuses, electrical cables, and power sources as required.
    4. Adjusted, repaired, and replaced defective wiring and relays in lighting, HVAC, and safety control systems, using electrician's tools.
    5. Referred to schematics and manufacturers' specifications that show connections and provide instructions on how to locate problems.
    6. Measured, cut, and installed conduit to support and connect wiring and control boxes, using hand tools.
    7. Installed electrical equipment such as air-conditioning, heating, and control systems, and components such as generator/motor brushes, using hand tools.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Computer Information Systems

Locomotive Electrician Resume

Headline : Performing locomotive car-body repairs as necessary, including performing metal fabrication and welding, Operating forklifts, light cranes, power tools, and hydraulic tools while working outside in all weather conditions, in confined spaces, and/or at elevated heights.

Skills : NCCER Level One- Electrical NCCER Core 70E High Voltage Certified TWIC Card.

Description :

    1. Troubleshoot and repaired all electrical components within the locomotive.
    2. Worked on ac/dc generators and motors.
    3. Maintained the FRA regulations on all units.
    4. Worked with multimeters and all hand tools.
    5. Passed level 1 journeyman test in 4 months.
    6. Rapid responded certified Defense driving.
    7. Maintained, repaired, rebuilt, inspected, and installed all electrical wiring and equipment on locomotives.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Locomotive Electrician Resume

Objective : A mid-level manager with diversified experience in finance, information systems, operations, and customer service. Motivated, analytical, and creative in the utilization of management concepts. Adept at managing a variety of tasks and heavy schedules. Highly trained in 5S and lean concepts. Communicates well at all levels and effective in creating a team that achieves timely results.

Skills : GE 1.5MW Turbine Training, Wind Turbine Commissioning, Troubleshooting, And Repairs.

Description :

    1. Updated electrical components of locomotives, troubleshoot electrical problems, help to fabricate brackets and tools for updating and mounting of equipment.
    2. Obtained fork truck and backhoe experience with this position.
    3. Used a variety of hand and electric tools to complete my tasks.
    4. Exceeded when given new or alternate tasks that require a great deal of problem-solving to provide the solution that might not be evident upon the first inspection.
    5. Complied with the company and FRA safety rules, policies, and procedures: Wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns, and taking appropriate action.
    6. Maintained event recorder and DVR systems.
    7. Performed required FRA inspections.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S In Network Design

Locomotive Electrician Resume

Headline : To obtain a position with your company to build into my career. A determined self-starter looking to find my calling and build a future for myself while contributing to the growth and success of your business. I work very well as part of a team but I can also work independently to get projects completed to the utmost perfection.

Skills : Electrician, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Ensured compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Wire, maintain, repair, rebuild, inspect and install equipment such as Rheostats, Control Systems, Transformers, Motors & Generators, Welding Machines, Electric Lighting Fixtures, Winding Armatures, Battery Charging Systems, Magnet Coils, Switchboards & Meters, Compensators & Rotors, Electrical Collectors, speed recorders, air compressors, turbo and fuel pumps, and temperature switches.
    2. Diagnosed, repaired, and replaced electrical malfunctions in components including loading charging, transition problems, wheel slip, sander circuits, and high and low voltage grounds Examine parts for wear and/or defects such as brushes contact tips, slip rings, armatures, diodes, bearings, and fuses Interpret test instrument indicators Interpret information from computer monitors or printouts Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager Achievements.
    3. Implemented lean concepts in parts organization and storage.
    4. Worked in tight spaces within locomotive sub-bases and high voltage cabinets.
    5. Examined equipment to ensure they were working safely.
    6. Detected and repaired malfunctions in electrical equipment.
    7. Troubleshoot, repaired, and maintained electrical systems including electric motors, electric controls, scales, and other electric equipment (locomotives, plant radios, and electric tools).
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    GED

    Locomotive Electrician Resume

    Summary : Experienced professional Locomotive Electrician with the motivation, desire, knowledge, and skills required to diagnose and repair malfunctions in complete locomotive electrical systems.

    Skills : MS Office, Management, Linux, Android, Programming, Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting, Electrical, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Hand Tools, Customer Service, Schematic Reading.

    Description :

      1. Ensured the safety of the work environment by following the Safe Work Instruction program.
      2. Able to read prints and schematics.
      3. Knowledged of ladder logic.
      4. Desired to cross-train in operational positions such as loaders, dozers, locomotives, and cranes.
      5. Worked in extreme weather conditions and at heights.
      6. Inspected, isolated, troubleshoot, and repaired electrical malfunctions and equipment using various test instruments.
      7. Maintained and repaired electrical systems.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    7-10 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Management
                    Education
                    Education
                    Diploma In Automotive