Railcar Mechanic Resume Samples

A Railcar Mechanic is responsible for diagnosing, adjusting, repairing, and overhauling rolling stock, mine cars, and mass transit rail cars. Typical work activities listed on the Railcar Mechanic Resume are – inspecting components such as bearings, seals, gaskets, wheels, and coupler assemblies and determining if repairs are needed, repairing or replacing defective or worn parts such as bearings, pistons, and gears using hand tools, torque wrenches, and power tools; inspecting the interior and exterior of rail cars coming into rail yards to identify defects and to determine the extent of wear and damage; testing units for operability before and after repairs, and adjusting repaired or replaced units as needed.

Summary of skills that highlight a resume are – familiarity with AAR codes, DTERS quality systems, oxy and fuel operations, skilled at carbon arcing, welding, and cutting using the appropriate tools, and equipment; knowledge of engineering design requirements and operational characteristics of rapid transit vehicles, and the ability to do basic math and measurements. Employers pick resumes depicting at least a high school diploma or GED.

Railcar Mechanic Resume example

Railcar Mechanic Resume

Summary : Career objective is to provide resources for both the employees and employer to have a successful safety program where no one gets injured and everyone is more proactive than reactive to hazards. A safety program where everyone has a voice from the most inexperienced helper to the veteran employee.

Skills : Grinding, Sanding, Delegating Authority.

Description :

    1. Operated the utility controls of flanged wheel railroad repair equipment to perform a specialized segment or limited range of railroad maintenance comparable to one of the following maintenance operations: Rail alignment on straight sections of track and, with the guidance of a higher grade worker, on super elevated track (i.e., curved track with the outer rail at a higher elevation); to include: tie replacement, spacing, and spiking; or I provide ballast maintenance.
    2. Operated one or two of the following types of equipment to perform the indicated maintenance work or comparable work: I operate rail or track liner vehicles to align, space, and surface straight track and simple curves.
    3. Operated mobile spike driving and tie pulling equipment (including railcar) to drive spikes into ties on both sides of both rails, to space ties, and to remove and inset ties.
    4. Operated ballast regulators to dig, move, pile, and spread ballast.
    5. Performed basic operators maintenance on the equipment being used.
    6. Used appropriate controls to start, accelerate, brake, stop, reverse, and position these vehicles, and give signals.
    7. Received instructions from a supervisor or higher grade worker.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Railcar Mechanic Resume

Summary : Seeking a challenging Railcar Mechanic position utilizing my knowledge and experience, Diagnosing electrical, electromechanical and electronic malfunctions in locomotive components; assessing nature of problem and determine needed corrective action; including both high and low voltage equipment.

Skills : Sheet metal fabrication, Industrial painting and Safety management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for inspecting, rebuilding, and repairing freight cars.
    2. Ensured compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the FRA.
    3. Inspected car components for compliance with FRA and AAR.
    4. Identified or analyzed defective components and indicate the necessary corrective action.
    5. Inspected and applied end-of-train device and perform airbrake tests.
    6. Replaced defective rail car wheels Operate locomotive to sort bad cars; spot railcars at customers docks to be loaded.
    7. Cut metal, weld, repair doors and other general car construction.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certificate In Fire Training


Railcar Mechanic Resume

Summary : A recently honorably discharged veteran of the United States Marine Corps looking to start a career. I would like the opportunity to show a potential employer what I can offer with the many skills that I acquired during my service. I am a dedicated family man who will strive to be an asset to my employer. I am a hard worker and willing to do what it takes to succeed.

Skills : Class B CDL License Forklift Training, Bucket Truck And Pole Setting Truck Experience, High Pressure Testing, Nitrogen Testing, Hydraulic Valve Rebuilding, Manual, Or Hand Wheel Opeated Valve Rebuilding, Welding.

Description :

    1. Performed maintenance and repairs on Gp railcars.
    2. Responsible for rebuilding and repairing valves for railcars.
    3. Told where to work and the standards or requirements which the work must be meet.
    4. Obtained or worked within a trip plan or track use schedule approved by a dispatcher or other official.
    5. Must applied intense concentration in both driving and operating the utility features of the mobile maintenance equipment and must remain constantly alert to prevent injury to others or damage to equipment.
    6. Used Welding, torch , grinder , track mobile.
    7. Removed, rebuilt, tested, and replaced valves on railcars.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certificate In Fire Training

Railcar Mechanic Resume

Summary : Seeking a challenging Railcar Mechanic position utilizing my knowledge and experience, Repairing or replacing electrical, electromechanical and electronic components in the locomotive cab or electrical compartments (junction boxes, voltage regulators high voltage power supply unit, traction motor-propulsion systems); disassemble and clean electrical parts; assembling components; providing maintenance for miscellaneous equipment and facilities using blueprints, schematics, and location circuit plans.

Skills : Supervision, Supply Chain Management, Computer, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for inspecting, rebuilding, and repairing freight cars.
    2. Ensured compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the FRA.
    3. Inspected car components for compliance with FRA and AAR.
    4. Identified or analyzed defective components and indicate the necessary corrective action.
    5. Inspect and apply end-of-train device and perform airbrake tests.
    6. Replace defective rail car wheels Operate locomotive to sort bad cars; spot railcars at customers docks to be loaded.
    7. Cut metal, weld, repair doors and other general car construction.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certificate In Fire Training

Railcar Mechanic Resume

Headline : A Railcar Mechanic position in labor to utilize my skills I have developed, Safely and effectively operate high and low precision measuring instruments (micrometers, tape measures, and volt/ohm meters); electric, pneumatic and hydraulic tools (drills, wrenches, grinders); material handling equipment (lifts, cranes, and overhead hoists).

Skills : Welding, Machinist, Computer, Multiple Maintenance And Mechanical.

Description :

    1. Preformed general maintenance and repairs to tank rail cars.
    2. Preformed tank testing, valve replacing and valve rebuilding in compliance to the AAR.
    3. Preformed other repairs to tank cars and preventative maintenance on other rail related equitment.
    4. Obtained company cirts to become a more well rounded employee, leak testing, weld inspector.
    5. Used Rebuilding valves for railcars, keeping materials in stock.
    6. Inspected components such as bearing, seal, gaskets, wheels, brake system and coupler assemblies to determine if repairs are needed.
    7. Repaired or replaced defective or worn parts such as wheel set brake beam slack adjuster running board gate component.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Railcar Mechanic Resume

Objective : Railcar Mechanic is Understanding and following company and industry safety rules, practices and procedures, wear prescribed safety apparel; taking appropriate action when conditions threaten safety of self or co-workers; ensure equipment and work area are in safe operating condition before starting and at the completion of work.

Skills : Rail Car Mechanic, Managing Crews, Forklift, Sandblasting, Jacking Railcar, Cutting Torch, Power Tools, Air Brake Certified, Painting.

Description :

    1. Inspected machine parts for conformance to product specifications.
    2. Promoted shop safety by working in a safe manner.
    3. Used hoists and cranes to lift work pieces to machine.
    4. Safe and efficient operation of Forklift Operated wide variety of equipment including power saws, sanders, grinders, cranes drill press, forklift and basic hand tools.
    5. Able to work in varying environments.
    6. Recorded conditions of cars, and repair and maintenance work performed or to be performed.
    7. Performed scheduled maintenance, and clean units and components.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate In Fire Training

Railcar Mechanic Resume

Objective : Deadline-driven Machine Operator with 2+ years experience in a fast-paced environment. Great attention to detail and organizational skills. Reliable worker with strong mechanical aptitude and a willingness to learn. Commercial Facility-Maintenance Technician with a can-do attitude and 2 years of on-the-job experience.

Skills : Mechanical, Customer Service, Forklift Operator, Microsoft.

Description :

    1. Fixed the truck work on the cars and air testing them.
    2. Replaced or repaired bolester ring, friction plate, spring on frames.
    3. Removed mechanical and electrical components using lifts, overhead cranes, pinch bars, and pneumatic tools.
    4. Inspected the interior and exterior of trains to identify defects and to determine the extent of wear and damage.
    5. Repaired and application of all associated piping & valves, guards, shrouds, covers and any cutting, burning, welding, grinding, soldering and brazing associated with removal or application of components.
    6. Worked all around, under, between, on top and inside of rail cars.
    7. Performed maintenance on railcars throughout the plant.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Certificate In Fire Training

      Railcar Mechanic Resume

      Summary : Highly qualified Railcar Mechanic with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

      Skills : RailCar Mechanic, Welder Helper, Helper, Forklift.

      Description :

        1. Completed documented training to set up and operate or drive equipment such as, but not limited to: forklift, man-lift, crane, backhoe, skid loader, hoist, or hydraulic boom.
        2. Met the requirements of AWS D15.1 for freight cars utilizing GMAW (Hardwire), FCAW (Flux Core), and/or SMAW (Stick) welding on carbon steel as well as our internal welding technology training and examination.
        3. Read and interpreted documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals and blueprints.
        4. Wrote routine reports and correspondence and speak and communicate effectively.
        5. Repaired, maintained and inspected freight car equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
        6. Performed all preventative maintenance work & repairs on trucks, underframe, structure, safety appliances, braking systems, draft systems and any associated tests.
        7. Performed all work associated with rush repairs, road work and supplementary service operation of equipment.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        7-10 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Management
        Education
        Education
        GED

        Railcar Mechanic Resume

        Objective : Self-motivated to learn new trades and skills. Interested in growing a career and fostering leadership capabilities with your company. This will hopefully convince you of my willingness to work at my very best and with room to grow. When I was 19 I took a welding test at my company now and past it and never touched a welder a day in my life other than shop class in high school I wouldn't call that welding.

        Skills : Forklift Operator, Customer Service.

        Description :

          1. Applied FRA, AAR Interchange Rules when repairing railcars.
          2. Maintained a high level of quality with an understanding of Cathcart Rails Quality Assurance Program.
          3. Performed repairs such as, but not limited to, basic mechanics, grinding, and touch-up painting and decaling on various types of railcars or tank cars as required.
          4. Set up and operated various hand and power tools such as, but not limited to, air arc, plasma cutting, Huck and welding machines and processes, and oxyfuel operation in heating and cutting processes.
          5. Performed interior railcar cleaning.
          6. Complied with the company Safety Program by following all in-house and OSHA rules, regulations, and procedure.
          7. Complied with the company Quality Program by following all in-house quality processes and procedures and required AAR and FRA rules and regulations as well as any client-specific procedures.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          High School Diploma

          Railcar Mechanic Resume

          Objective : Railcar Mechanic is Conducting Inspections of Locomotive Electrical Components: Perform scheduled electrical inspections in compliance with company and industry standards; inspecting various small (relays, voltage regulators, rectifiers, solid state components, circuitry) and large components (traction motors, and motor alternators, inverters, transformers, HVAC, cab signals); inspect and test circuitry with electrical testing equipment (multi-meters, amp probe, laptop).

          Skills : Planning, Multitasking, Inventory Control.

          Description :

            1. Learned and adhere to all Cathcart Rail safety procedures.
            2. Kept work area in a clean and orderly manner to comply with Cathcart Rail, OSHA, and environmental rules and regulations.
            3. Followed written and verbal directions.
            4. Worked effectively in a team environment
            5. Possessed a thorough understanding of railcar, components, and/or shop work order.
            6. Understood inventory control.
            7. Assisted in disassembly of damaged railcars.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      2-5 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Executive
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      MS