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Mechanical Supervisor (296072-841)

Genesee & Wyoming - Savannah, Georgia

Posted: 12/11/2018

Assists in managing the maintenance of the locomotive fleet. Ensures all GWI safety rules and practices for Mechanical Department employees are followed explicitly. Manage the maintenance and repairs of locomotives in order that they meet FRA Standards and in such a manner as to reduce life cycle cost and increase their reliability and availability.

  • Maintains safety and inspection records.
  • Assists in the work process to maintain locomotive periodic maintenance schedule and ensure locomotives arrive to the shop on schedule.
  • Assists in the maintenance of locomotive files to comply with FRA periodic inspections rules and GWI rules for record retention.
  • Carries out the decisions concerning correct repairs and maintenance practices of locomotives.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the handling of hazardous and non-hazardous waste products
  • Performs daily service of locomotive units:  fuels, waters, lubricates and oils; wipes down and cleans unit/windows; checks supplies and drinking water.
  • Assists in periodic and annual inspections and understands FRA regulations pertaining to inspections

Required Skills

Analysis and Problem Assessment - identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner

Interpersonal/Communications Skills - focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; speaks and writes clearly and listens to get clarification

Customer Focus - responds promptly to customer needs and solicits customer feedback to improve service

Initiative - volunteers readily; asks for and offers help when needed.

Integrity - builds trust by treating customers, peers and others with integrity

Database and Computer Skills

Technical Skills - strives to build knowledge and skills

Teamwork - balances team and individual responsibilities

Attendance and Punctuality - is consistently at work on time.

Motivation - demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles

Required Experience

Education Required or Equivalent Experience:  Associate’s Degree

Education Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree

Related Experience Required:  2 years experience and must be fully conversant with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of locomotive’s mechanical and electrical systems

Related Experience Preferred: 5 years relevant work experience

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


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Savannah, Georgia, United States

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