Road & Rail Services
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, 401K, Paid Vacation & Holidays


Basic purpose of position:  Perform the essential inspection and repair functions necessary to maintain company equipment, fork lifts, spotter switcher trucks, Kubotas, and air compressors. 

Experience Requirements:  A minimum of 2 years experience in a position that maintains heavy diesel equipment; or completion of an accredited mechanic trade school; or substantial demonstration of mechanical aptitude, as determined by the facility manager, to successfully perform the tasks associated with designated "Mechanic" classification.  Experience with diesel engines, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, welders and transmissions is a plus. 

Skills, Licenses, Certification, and/or Special Training: 

  • Must maintain a valid state driver's license if required to operate company equipment. 

Work and Environmental Conditions:

  • Ability to constantly work in an outdoor environment, exposed to all weather elements, including extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust and noisy conditions;
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule; including weekends and being on call
  • Ability to frequently climb, using various types of ladders, to heights in excess of 16 feet;
  • Ability to frequently bend at waist crouch for extended periods of time;
  • Ability to frequently use bending, twisting, walking motions on uneven surfaces throughout the entire work shift;
  • Must be able to work independently;
  • Must be able to properly wear all required Personal Protective Equipment.

Conditions of Employment: Employment is conditional, based on a medical examination which includes a drug screen, and an examination to verify candidates can safely perform the essential functions of the job.  Road & Rail Services requires a post-offer motor vehicle reference check, and background check. Employment and military (if applicable) verification required.

Company Profile: Established in 1987, Road & Rail Services has grown and diversified to become a leading provider of rail related services in North America.  Our network of skilled associates provides plant and terminal operating expertise as well as field maintenance of rail assets for railroads, rail shippers, and owners of rail related equipment and facilities.

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