Progress Rail Services Corp. Maintenance Technician III- in Mayfield, Kentucky

Auto req ID: 3133BR
Posting Title: Maintenance Technician III-
Job Category: Hourly/Production
City: Mayfield
State: 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

Part-time (less than 29 hours per week), LOCOMOTIVE/ENGINE/MAINTENANCE apprentice, position that will be associated with the Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education, KY FAME. Must be pursuing a degree in Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Will work part-time from Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Will attend school on Monday and Wednesday.

Key Job Elements

Will work a variety of departments, rotating every 6 months between, machining, engine build, maintenance and locomotive rebuild. Shifts will change as necessary. Candidate must be in good standing with school and work to continue program. Deficiency in either will result in loss of apprenticeship with PRS.

Education / Training

Must be enrolled in the Advanced Manufacturing program and FAME through WKCTCS.

Qualifications and Experience

The student must be enrolled and accepted in WKCTCS in the Advance Manufacturing Education Program.


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/life/disability insurance coverage 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