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Locomotive Engineer

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: San Diego, CA, US

Locomotive Engineer-TAME-USCA01923770



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Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. Bombardier ECO4 technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance.

We are looking for a Locomotive Engineer for our San Diego, CA area facility.

In your role as a Locomotive Engineer, you will:

Be responsible for the safe operation of locomotives, complying with train orders, wayside signals, railroad operating rules, special instructions, federal, and state and local regulations to transport passengers safely and efficiently. Perform air brake tests as required. Must make timely and critical decisions. Thinks and functions independently and utilizes clear and effective verbal communication skills in interaction with fellow crew members and other personnel responsible for safe and efficient train movement.



Training will be provided in San Diego, CA area upon hire.


Minimum Qualifications

- High School diploma/GED

- Have operated an locomotive within one (1) year

- Valid Driver's License

- 2 years verifiable work experience and/or college

- No driving violations involving alcohol or drugs within the past 3 years

Preferred Qualifications

- Outside work experience

- Some college or vocational training

- Current 49 CFR 240 Certification

- Experience working varying shift schedules

- Prior railroad operating experience

Physical Requirements

- Medium to heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally

- Reach/handle/finger/feel

- Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb

- Work in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward places

- Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection

- Must meet color vision and hearing requirements as described in the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Regulations

Basic Competencies

- Ability to maintain alertness, awareness, and vigilance

- Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)

Employment Conditions

- Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries

- Wear protective equipment including hearing protection, safety-toe boots, or safety glasses

- Complete annual training and pass safety operating rules examination

- Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol

- Must pass all required assessments

- Must pass a background screening

- Will require a pre-employment DOT alcohol & drug screening

This position is considered a "regulated service" position by the Federal Railway Administration (FRA) and subject to alcohol and drug testing under Federal regulations. Current Federal regulations prohibited the following controlled substances: marijuana, narcotics (such as heroin and codeine), stimulants (such as cocaine and amphetamines), depressants (such as barbiturates and minor tranquilizers), and hallucinogens (such as the drugs known as PCP and LSD). Controlled substances include illicit drugs (Schedule I), drugs that are required to be distributed only by a medical practitioner's prescription or other authorization (Schedules II through IV, and some drugs on Schedule V), and certain preparations for which distribution is through documented over the counter sales (Schedule V only).

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity.

Job: Train Operations & Maintenance
Primary Location: US-CA-San Diego
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
10.01.2019, 9:02:39 AM

Unposting Date
09.02.2019, 11:59:00 PM

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

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