RCM Technician (1) Maintenance Machinist
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The Maintenance Machinist Technicians perform preventive and corrective maintenance on Siemens Vehicles. Maintenance services are provided seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day, during the day, evening, and night shifts. Rail Car Maintenance operates at two shop locations. It is necessary to complete the RCM Technician training successfully.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and fabricate from blueprints various components made of aluminum, mild steel, or stainless-steel using stick, MIG or TIG welding techniques. Rebuild gearboxes, fans, and other rotating equipment with no supervision. Machine OD & ID cut threads and mill keyways using lathes and mills.
After training, personnel will perform recommended preventative and corrective maintenance on rail transit vehicles.
High school diploma or GED; one years of experience in the trade which may include an apprenticeship and/or applicable vocational training and should include some experience as a journeyman machinist; or an AA degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or successful completion of apprenticeship program.
The applicant must minimally have a high school diploma or GED: supplemented by a certificate/degree in the following fields:
Also acceptable is proof of completion of electrical/mechanical/electronics training from the Armed Forces. Minimum one year of experience repairing electrical, electronic, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience in industrial maintenance or completed a millwright apprenticeship or a trade degree in related work.
Candidate is required to one years of experience repairing electrical, electronic, and/or electro-mechanical systems or equivalent training.
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Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.
Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.
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