Electromechanic - 2nd Shift
Company: Metro Transit - St. Louis
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Performs skilled services involving the inspection,
troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of all electronic,
electrical and mechanical equipment on rail vehicles. Operates
diagnostic test equipment, solving complex equipment malfunctions
and other problems. Applies principles/techniques as applied to
rail car equipment and maintains up-to-date knowledge of rail
equipment maintenance techniques. Works under limited supervision,
operates equipment necessary for the repair and maintenance of
Light Rail (LR) cars; maintains, logs and completes reports
relating to job functions.
Work Hours: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Days off: TBD
- Duties include performing preventative and corrective
maintenance through inspecting, servicing, calibrating, aligning,
repairing, truing wheels, and diagnosis of all systems and
subsystems of the LRV. Such systems and subsystems include such
elements as the following: high and/or low voltage electrical and
mechanical systems such as propulsion, printed circuit boards,
amplifiers, logic gates, operation of thyristor, various
applications of capacitors, relay switches and logic, static
converter, motors, air brakes, compressors, HVAC, trucks, wheels,
axles, and other LRV systems to ensure optimum operating efficiency
consistent with design and management of requirements.
- Conducts routine inspection for major repairs, overhaul and
- Uses and operates various types of equipment including hand
tools, power tools, measuring tools, diagnostic test equipment such
as voltmeters, ohmmeters, wheel truing machines, wheel/axle press,
tire press, fixtures, cranes, and any other specialized test or
maintenance equipment necessary for the maintenance and repair of
the light rail vehicles.
- Maintains up-to-date knowledge of electronic, pneumatic,
hydraulic, electrical and mechanical principles as applied to LRV
equipment and interprets technical publications, blueprints, source
code manuals, wiring and circuit diagrams, etc. so as to be able to
determine the cause of LRV problems and to make corrective
- Responsible for completing thorough equipment reports and
- Solves unusual and complex equipment malfunctions; performs
- Operates special equipment not limited to re-railing equipment
and portable jacks and other related duties as required.
- Upon successful completion of a limited operations examination,
Electromechanic will move LRVs in the yard(s) and shop(s) necessary
for maintenance and train make-up, etc. Such movements will require
the operation of switches either manually or via control
- Operates trucks, high rail vehicles and similar equipment;
- POSITION REQUIREMENTS
- Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and electronic theory and
principles demonstrated by the successful completion of the
- Knowledge and understanding of maintenance and repair
techniques acquired through experience as a skilled mechanic.
- Ability to successfully complete comprehensive technical exams
administered during the LRV Electromechanic training program.
- Ability to work under limited supervision.
- Must maintain required training and certifications (including
but not limited to Commercial Driver's License).DOT physical (if
required and not grand-fathered), and essential functions test for
the safe operations and maintenance of trains (including tier
training certifications, re-rail equipment training, and hi-rail
- Must provide his/her tools.
- Ability to perform physical requirements of the job.
- Successful completion of training program and post-training
Class 1A Mechanics who bid on the jobs will be given a test to
measure basic knowledge necessary to successfully pass the required
Employees who are awarded Electromechanic jobs will be subject
to a 12-month lock-in period following the award during which the
employee cannot bid or pick into another job classification. An
employee who is awarded an Electromechanic job will be subject to a
qualification period, which will end 45 actual workdays following
completion of formal training. Such formal training period shall
not exceed the actual formal period of classroom and practical
training, or 12 weeks following job award, whichever period is the
lesser. An employee may withdraw during the first 30 actual
workdays following job award.
Previously qualified employees who are awarded Electromechanic
jobs are subject to a 6-month lock-in period following the award
during which the employee cannot bid or pick into another job
THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED INTERNALLY SUBJECT TO THE
REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED FOR ACCEPTANCE OF BIDS ON
PARTICULAR JOBS AS SET OUT IN SECTION 40 OF THE COLLECTIVE
Bi-State Development is committed to providing an Equal
Employment Opportunity experience for all employees, applicants,
vendors and customers with an environment free of discrimination,
harassment, and retaliation.
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