Position Description

Electrician Apprentice/Journeyman
Location Laurel, MT
Department Mechanical
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Electrician Apprentice/Journeyman
Mechanical – Laurel, MT

 

WHO WE ARE

Our passion lies in helping move businesses and industries forward through safe and efficient rail transportation services.  We find it rewarding to know the goods and services that move across our system have a direct impact on our local, regional, and global economies.  We are proud of the work we do and of each team member that helps us continue moving forward.
 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are currently recruiting for the position of Electrician Apprentice/Journeyman.  This position will be headquartered in Laurel, Montana and will be responsible for diesel mechanic duties on locomotives, including daily inspections and troubleshooting.

The Apprenticeship is a two-year training opportunity in the MRL Mechanical department. We are also considering Journeyman level Machinist candidates with railroad experience.  


LOCATION:  Laurel, MT

PAY RATE:  $23.86 - $29.17 (dependent on Journeyman’s status)
 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Safety conscious and committed to safe work habits that will contribute to the achievement of company safety goals.  Must exemplify MRL core values of Fairness, Integrity, Respect, Safety and Trust.
  • Desire and ability to learn the FRA guidelines specific to this craft
  • Diagnostic tasks, inspecting, testing, and repair as applicable to facilities and diesel/electric locomotives
  • Able to operate various machine tools and equipment associated with this work
  • Machinists are subject to working various shifts with the possibility of rest days being scheduled on non-weekend days
  • Self-motivated, yet able to work with close supervision until journeyman status is attained
  • Available to work all shifts

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Carded Journeyman Machinist preferred  
  • Aptitude and interest in learning locomotive servicing and repair
  • Proficient communication skills necessary to maintain record of completed repairs
  • Self-motivated, yet able to work with close supervision during training
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Valid Driver’s License

 

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER

  • Competitive salary and opportunities for growth
  • Comprehensive health insurance package
  • 401k with up to 4% company match
  • Participation in Railroad Retirement
  • Profit Sharing
  • College scholarships for children and spouses
     

MRL CORE VALUES

At the heart of everything we do lies our core values of safety, trust, accountability, respect, teamwork.  Each one of our employees comes to work every day with these values in mind.  We strive to hire the best of the best and to place people in opportunities that allow them to be successful.
 

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

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