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Terminal Railroad Association Composite Machinist in Venice, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Job SummaryThis position is responsible for the servicing, basic field repairs, and assisting machinist with locomotive repairs.Primary Activities and Responsibilities ? Machinist Helpers may be required to sand, fuel, supply, and clean locomotives and other TRRA equipment in Madison Yard, but not at the exclusion of the TWUA. ? Machinist Helpers will not be permitted, nor are they entitled to, locomotive duel duties outside of the fueling station in Madison Pit (they may fuel at future designated fueling stations, within Madison Yard, designated by the Carrier). ? Machinist Helpers will be allowed to perform work as defined in the Machinist Helper scope rule and may be required to do basic field work without the assistance of a Machinist. ? Major repairs to locomotives and equipment that are in the shop will be limited to qualified Machinist or Machinist Helpers working under direct control of such qualified Machinist. ? Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) ? Inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in diesel engines, air brake equipment, running gear or locomotive components ? Perform periodic service on locomotives ? Move locomotives? Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns and taking appropriate action.? Complete annual training, pass welding qualification, and safety rules examination.