Locomotive Electrician

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Job Location

Hayden, AZ, United States

Job Description

Positions Open: 1

Site Name: Copper Basin Railway

Site Location: Hayden, US-AZ, 85135

Scope: Maintain, repair, rebuild, inspect and install all electrical wiring and equipment on diesel electric locomotives.
  • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
  • Measure, cut, thread, bend, and assemble connections to control panels and junction boxes
  • Test circuit connections. Diagnose, repair, and replace electrical malfunctions in components including loading charging, transition problems, wheel slip, sander circuits and high and low voltage grounds
  • Perform work activities utilizing voltages up to 1200 and amperages up to 1500
  • Examine parts for wear and/or defects such as brushes contact tips, slip rings, armatures, diodes, bearings and fuses
  • Interpret test instrument indicators
  • Repair speed recorders, air compressors, turbo and fuel pumps and temperature switches. Change light bulbs on locomotives
  • Interpret information from computer monitors or printouts
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid Driver's License
  • One year experience reading blueprints or electrical schematics

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two years electrician experience
  • Completion of an electrical vocational or trade school program
  • Journeyman Electrician

Physical Demands:
  • Heavy work, lifting 50 pounds or more
  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb
  • Walk long distances over uneven terrain
  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection

Technical Skills/Abilities:
  • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communication)
  • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
  • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
  • Basic Math

Shop Environment/Outdoors

This position is full time, shift work consists of: Irregular hours, including nights, weekend, holidays and occasional overtime.

CBRY is located 64 miles southeast of Phoenix and 70 miles northeast of Tucson.

A core value of ASARCO LLC is "Safety First." The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.
ASARCO LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess a current and valid driver's license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen (hair analysis).
ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low-cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage, and 401(k) plan with company match.


Location: Hayden, Arizona, US

Posted Date: 9/21/2022
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September 21, 2022
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