Experienced Locomotive Mechanic/Truck Team Lead
Job Type


Company Description

PowerRail Locomotive Services Monroe, GA opened in 2014. This 17+ Acre Locomotive Facility offers both Locomotive and Freight Car service including Light Repair, Re-wires, Traction Motor, Truck Work, Engine and/or Engine Component Change Out. We have also branched out with PowerRail Mobile Maintenance which will provide the End Customer Mobile Services on site.

PowerRail Locomotive Services is a division of PowerRail - North America’s leader for manufacturing and distributing locomotive parts to the global railroad market.  You can be part of our essential distribution team.  Covid-19 has not affected our business levels because America’s freight needs to keep moving and PowerRail is defined as “essential” to meeting that economic objective. 


We offer:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, disability, Flex Spending, 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership with profit sharing
  • Stimulating work environment with unlimited growth potential.

Job Description

Sample Duties


·         Assemble / Disassemble parts as directed

·         Qualify mechanical devices in operation

·         Performs modifications as  required

·         May assist electricians in performing electrical maintenance duties.

·         Diagnosing, repairing and maintaining equipment

·         Analyzing, testing and repairing mechanical systems

·         Inspect components to ensure each part is within specifications

·         Use hand tools and specialized equipment to perform duties

·         Use micrometers, assorted hand tools, assorted air tool and power tools

·         Follow proper safety precautions as listed in the PLS safety manual

·         Ensures proper safety equipment is worn

·         Compete required paperwork

·         Participate in required trainings

·         Have problem solving and critical thinking skills.

·         Will be trained and/or certified as forklift operator, crane operator, and to use cutting tools

·         Will load and offload trucks

·         Will perform daily clean-up of shop, and other duties as assigned

Truck Team Lead

·         Follow the Process sheets

·         Keep up with Inventory 

·         Keep up with Paper Work

·         Understand and plan accordingly for all PO/Customer Ship dates

·         Maintain necessary equipment used in the day to day process for truck builds

·         Communicate with the team to get the most productivity

·         Communicate with Management/Office Assistant/Purchasing Manager accordingly




  • Must be reliable and self-motivated.  
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and speed, good work ethic and enthusiasm to learn all aspects of locomotive repair, ability to lift up to 70 lbs and work in a changeable temperature environment.
  • Experience required
  • Must have experience using the following equipment: DVM, oscilloscopes, recorders, hand tools (such as soldering irons, hand crimpers, screwdrivers, wrenches and pliers).
  • Must possess problem solving skills, physical stamina and the ability to troubleshoot in a logical manner.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and have the ability to set priorities and multi-task.
  • Good attendance and good attitude required.

Additional information


We offer:

•Competitive compensation.

•Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, disability, Flex Spending, 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership

.•Stimulating work environment with unlimited growth potential.