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Appwork Equip Mech- Field

Company Name:
Union Pacific
Description
Work in conjunction with Work Equipment Mechanics to inspect tools, equipment, and roadway machines; to troubleshoot malfunctions; to perform maintenance and repair; to work with tools, machines, vehicles and equipment; and to perform safe work habits. Physical duties require the ability to do the following: exert physical strength sufficient to lift/carry and push/pull objects weighing between 50 lbs. and 150 lbs.; maintain balance on uneven terrain and ballast for short distances; have bilateral dexterity; maintain hands and arms in set position with minimal tremor; climb occasionally as needed on steps and ladders to board equipment; bend and stoop; and stand or sit for more than half of the work day with the opportunity to change positions periodically.
Accountabilities
Inspect tools, equipment, and roadway machines.
Troubleshoot malfunctions.
Perform maintenance and repair.
Plan, organize, and track information.
Understand and follow company and industry safety rules, practices, and procedures.
Qualifications
Must have a valid driver's license.
Must have the ability to perform basic arithmetic operations and be able to extract relevant information from tables, charts, graphs, and text.
Must have the ability to use both high precision (for example, calipers, electronic scales) and low precision (for example, tape measures, hand levels) instruments to get accurate measurements.
Strong mechanical aptitude.
Applicants receiving a conditional job offer must pass a color vision assessment to ensure that they are able to perform the essential functions of the job by adequately discerning different colors.
Must qualify on a Physical Ability Test (PAT) prior to employment. Click here for a description of the Physical Abilities Test
If hired, an applicant must be capable of obtaining a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within your probationary period.
Experience with pneumatic, hydraulic, electronics, and/or electrical systems.
Ability to read and understand schematic drawings of electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
Associate's degree in electronics, control systems, AC/DC motors, diesel technology, electrical components, or mechanics OR a minimum of two years of verifiable electrical or mechanical work experience with motorized equipment (e.g., heavy equipment, farm equipment, construction equipment, trucks, ships, airplanes, trains).
Department
The Engineering team is charged with a crucial role - maintaining 32,000 miles of track to keep America moving. Engineering employees inspect, repair and maintain infrastructure such as track, bridges, facilities and signals. Using the latest tools and technology, the Engineering team provides safe and efficient construction for all facets of the railroad.
Company
Union Pacific is one of America's premier transportation and logistics companies, linking 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serving many of the fastest-growing U.S. cities. Generations of Americans have built successful careers at Union Pacific and in the process, they've helped build a nation - delivering lumber for our homes, food for our tables, energy for our power plants and the countless raw materials and finished goods that supply the American way of life.
Location: Elko, NV
Closing Date: Apply early as this job may be removed as soon as there are sufficient applicants.

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