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Progress Rail Services Corp. All Assemblers and Mechanics in Muncie, Indiana

Auto req ID: 2591BR
Posting Title: All Assemblers and Mechanics
Job Category: Manufacturing/Operations
City: Muncie
State: Indiana

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

Within the Traction Motors division, this position reports directly to and works under the supervision of a Production Supervisor. A Production Mechanic rebuilds locomotive motors and Wheel sets in accordance with AAR Regulations, customer specifications, company guidelines and checklists.

Key Job Elements

Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with Progress Rail safety policies

Inspect, maintain, trouble shoot, diagnose and rebuild locomotive motors and wheel sets

Measuring with micrometers and other precision tools

Operate Overhead Cranes and forklifts

Consistently complete production related documents legibly without error

Follow Quality Work Instructions consistently

Work as a valued team member

Education / Training

• Highschool diploma or equivalent required;

• 3-5 years of mechanical experienced required. Locomotive Diesel Electric experience a PLUS.

Qualifications and Experience

.Read precision instruments and gauges;

• Capable use of hands and power tools, including pneumatic tools;

• Work around overhead cranes and mobile equipment;

• Work on varied surfaces (concrete floors, gravel, dirt, railroad tracks);

• Constant standing, walking;

• Frequent bending, crouching, stooping, kneeling, squatting, overhead reaching;

• Push/pull up to 150 lbs;

• Carrying up to 85 lbs.


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