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Progress Rail Services Corp. Signal Technician in Louisville, Kentucky

Auto req ID: 4354BR
Posting Title: Signal Technician
Job Category: Hourly/Production
City: Louisville
State: Kentucky
Alternative Work Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Company Description

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs. Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Job Purpose

• Wire Railroad crossing bungalows;

• Assemble gate flashers;

• Wire gate mechanisms.

Key Job Elements

• Layout, installation, and wiring of electrical equipment in signal bungalows per engineered circuit plans;

• Read and interpret circuit plans, blueprints, and wiring schematics;

• Use of various hand tools such as crimpers, wire strippers, cutters, cordless drill, saws, etc.

Education / Training

• High School diploma or GED.

Qualifications and Experience

• Knowledge of basic electricity and electrical circuits is a plus;

• Ability to read a tape measure;

• Strong attention to detail is a must.


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance along with flexible spending and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..


Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities