Locomotive Mechanic Resume Samples

A Locomotive Mechanic performs the duties of inspecting, repairing, fabricating, and maintaining historic diesel/electrical locomotives. Primary duties and responsibilities carried out on daily basis are listed on the Locomotive Mechanic Resume as – ensuring compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal railroad administration, complying with the guidelines set forth, inspecting equipment components for compliance with FRA, performing emergency repairs to locomotives, replacing locomotives and diesel engine components, performing daily services of locomotive units, and performing periodic and annual inspections and understand FRA regulations of inspections.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – the ability to adhere to safety protocols; prior locomotive maintenance experience, the ability to read and write well, physical ability to hold, grasp and move heavy items, and the ability to work in conditions that include loud noise and fumes. A diploma is commonly listed on eligible resumes.

Locomotive Mechanic Resume example

Locomotive Mechanic Resume

Summary : Extremely competent Locomotive Mechanic with the experience and ability to maintain, repair, install and troubleshoot a wide variety of mechanical problems that can arise in a locomotive. Responsible for maintaining large tonage locomotive engines performing a wide array of repairs and maintenance including the fabrication of large, metal sheets to repair damage to the engine housings.

Skills : Spanish Fluency, Overhead Crane Operation, Maintenance Tracking Software, MIG & Stick Welding, Oxyacetylene Metal Cutting.

Description :

    1. Provided first-rate mechanical repair service for ALCO locomotive diesel engines for a successful locomotive freight company.
    2. Responsible for the maintenance, upgrading, repair and installation of complex mechanical systems that drive the trains.
    3. Worked with large 3,600 horsepower engines weighing up to 1/2 million pounds.
    4. Ordered and purchased a wide array of supplies and equipment necessary to complete my job load.
    5. Fabricated a wide array of items for use on the trains due to damage.
    6. Worked with extremely large pieces of metal to repair extensive damages to the engines from various impacts during use.
    7. Utilized plasma cutters to perform work as well as oxygen-acetylene torches.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS


Locomotive Mechanic Resume

Headline : To obtain employment within your company utilizing my experience in diagnosing, repairing and providing preventive maintenance solutions for a wide array of technical and mechanical problems. Able to work outdoors through all types of weather. Working overtime when needed is never an issue. I have the ability to work well with others as a team member or independently.

Skills : Maintenance, Salesforce, Forklift Operator, Operating Systems, Mechanic.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the inspection, repair and maintenance of the engine/mechanical components of diesel electric locomotives.
    2. Detected and interpreted visual color signals and displays at near and far distances; detect unusual sounds and smells during inspections and tests (leaks in air systems).
    3. Used depth perception to judge speed and distance of locomotives being moved on service area, and listen to detect warning signals.
    4. Inspected and serviced the diesel locomotive fleet in compliance with company, federal, and industry standards.
    5. Repaired diesel engine, air compressor, and other locomotive mechanical system malfunctions.
    6. Repaired, replaced, or rebuilt locomotive and diesel engine components as needed.
    7. Prepared equipment and materials as needed, and effectively operate the equipment, including the following: Measuring instruments (micrometers, tape measures, dial calipers).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Locomotive Mechanic Resume

Objective : Locomotive Mechanic with 2 years of experience in Performing daily service of locomotive units: fuels, waters, lubricates, and oils; wiping down and cleans unit/windows; checking supplies and drinking water Performs periodic and annual inspections and understands FRA regulations pertaining to inspections.

Skills : ASE Certifications in Medium/Heavy Truck Electrical Systems, Air Brakes and Air Condition Repairs.

Description :

    1. Performed Inspections and Repairs to Locomotives and Rail cars.
    2. Became familiar with daily and periodic inspections of locomotives.
    3. Became familiar with the AAR Office/Field Manual during railcar inspections and subsequent billing o Repaired and replaced defective or worn parts such as bearings, pistons, and gears, using hand tools, torque wrenches, power tools, and welding equipment.
    4. Tested units for operability before and after repairs.
    5. Recorded conditions of cars, and repair and maintenance work performed or to be performed.
    6. Removed locomotive and car mechanical units, or other components, using pneumatic hoists and jacks, pinch bars, hand tools, and cutting torches.
    7. Inspected components such as bearings, seals, gaskets, wheels, and coupler assemblies to determine if repairs are needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Locomotive Mechanic Resume

Summary : Solving practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Skills : Mechanical, Physical, Painting, Machinery, Electrical, Automotive, Locomotive,.

Description :

    1. Responsible for assembling the radiator cradle, floor grating, side wall pannels, assembling water, cooling, and air piping also assembling air and water hoses using victaulic clamps in couplings.
    2. Arrived at motive power the shop where was working with behind schedule.
    3. Helped to decrease the time that was being used on each unit also better process improvements by finding new, better and quicker ways to do things.
    4. Used Mechanical skills were the primary use at Motive Power.
    5. Knowledged of machinery, tools and heavy equipment was essential.
    6. Gained experience with forklifts, manlifts and overhead cranes.
    7. Inspected the interior and exterior of rail cars coming into rail yards in order to identify defects and to determine the extent of wear and damage.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Locomotive Mechanic Resume

Headline : Hardworking, organized, Locomotive Mechanic professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

Skills : First Responder Card, Mechanic.

Description :

    1. Assisted in implementation of operations, maintenance and capital programs.
    2. Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure machine operation safety.
    3. Completed all repairs and maintenance work to company standards.
    4. Followed company procedures to maintain work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
    5. Inspected machine parts for conformance to product specifications.
    6. Installed, aligned, and balanced new equipment.
    7. Oiled and cleaned machines and added coolant to machines reservoirs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Locomotive Mechanic Resume

Summary : Seeking a Locomotive Mechanic position as a diesel service mechanic at MetroLink, Amtrak, etc. Job-Related Skills & Attributes 10+ years of experience working inside and outdoors on diesel engines and mechanical parts Basic welding and cutting skills in MIG, TIG, Stick, Oxyacetylene, and Plasma-Arc. Excellent professional, interpersonal, and telephone communication.

Skills : General Mechanical And Electrical, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Used tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
    2. Performed routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
    3. Diagnosed mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.
    4. Inspected, operated, or tested machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
    5. Repaired or replaced defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
    6. Operated cutting torches or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
    7. Utilized my mechanical ability for the head removal inspection, replacement; the removal, replacement and inspections of liners.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
G.E.D

Locomotive Mechanic Resume

Headline : Seeking a Locomotive Mechanic profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Small Engine, Diesel Engine, Welding.

Description :

    1. Utilized my mechanical ability for repairing locomotive breakdowns and maintaining 92 day and 368 day maintenance on 22 locomotives in 4 states.
    2. Capabled of performing all types of welding including mig, tig and stick welding.
    3. Licensed operator of 35 ton cranes, backhoes and grade-all machines.
    4. Developed and maintained positive working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, contractors and/or customers and effectively handle conflict situations.
    5. Performed physically strenuous work on a continuous basis.
    6. Ability to performed heavy physical labor.
    7. Performed daily (24 hour) locomotive inspection, including air brake cleaning and testing, in accordance with FRA regulations and at other intervals in accordance with company policy.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        Diploma

        Locomotive Mechanic Resume

        Headline : As a Locomotive Mechanic, responsible for Complying with the guidelines set forth by the FRA on Personal Blue Signal Protection of Workers, Working with customers to assure a level of customer service consistent with company goals.

        Skills : Coordinating Skills, Planning Skills.

        Description :

          1. Implemented of and compliance with the company safety plan.
          2. Tolerated no less than a respectful work place.
          3. Developed and sustained an environment where all obstacles of success are constantly communicated to everyone affected.
          4. Communicated between all parties are absolutely clear.
          5. Constantly searched for both safe and productive ways of performance.
          6. Complianced with confidentiality policy as stated in company employee manual.
          7. Coordinated locomotive mechanical department functions with all other departments.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Bachelor's

        Locomotive Mechanic Resume

        Objective : Locomotive Mechanic with 5 years of experience in inspecting, servicing, and maintaining diesel locomotives in accordance with federal and company regulations, diagnoses diesel-engine malfunctions, and makes indicated repairs using hand tools, measuring instruments, and sometimes machine tools.

        Skills : Planning Skills, Mechanical Skills.

        Description :

          1. Complied with the guidelines set forth by the FRA on Personal Blue Signal Protection of Workers.
          2. Worked with customers to assure a level of customer service consistent with company goals.
          3. Worked with connecting railroads to assure efficient interchange of cars and locomotives.
          4. Performed air tests, inspect and repair locomotives or components for structural defects and wear according to FRA and manufacturing guidelines.
          5. Possessed working knowledge of the proper use of various wear limit gauges and testing equipment.
          6. Completed written forms and reports as well as necessary Federal Railroad Administration reports pertaining to machinist position responsibilities.
          7. Possessed the ability to become a qualified locomotive inspector according to the FRA regulations.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        BS

        Locomotive Mechanic Resume

        Headline : Assisting in the work process to maintain locomotive periodic-maintenance schedule and advise Transportation when locomotives must be directed to the shop, and also Assisting in the maintenance of locomotive files to comply with FRA periodic-inspection rules and G&W rules for record retention.

        Skills : Locomotive, Leadership.

        Description :

          1. Familiared with state and federal regulations as it relates to the railroad industry.
          2. Performed emergency repairs and re-railing of railroad rolling stock.
          3. Solved practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
          4. Interpreted a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
          5. Worked knowledge of and be familiar with various types of tools and equipment such as, but not limited to, welders, torches, hammers, jacks, and various types of other mechanical, pneumatic, and hand tools pertaining to the construction and maintenance of locomotives.
          6. Developed the skills of subordinate employee(s) to assure highly qualified successors are in place.
          7. Possessed a valid drivers license and be insurable by company insurance provider to drive and operate company vehicles and equipment as necessary.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        MA