Mechanical Team Member / Locomotive Mechanic - Childersburg, AL


Date Posted:
Childersburg Line Railroad
Skilled Trade
HR Company:
RJ Corman Railroad Co/Memphis Line



R. J. Corman Railroad Company seeks a Mechanical Team Member / Locomotive Mechanic in Childersburg, AL.

Accountability: Will perform maintenance on locomotives, railroad cars, equipment, service repairs, and perform FRA inspections.


  • Locomotive repairs including mechanical, air and electrical.
  • Service crane operation.
  • Welding and oxygen/acetylene torching.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on assigned company locomotives and equipment.
    • Includes: adding oil to engine, adding sand and water to engine, lubricating all hinges, replacing all worn dc electric motor brushes within locomotive, changing all filters, adding traction motor grease to motors and removing dirt from electrical cabinets.
  • Freight car repair if necessary.
  • Maintenance of assigned vehicle.
  • General repairs of other equipment if necessary.
  • Trouble shoots and repairs equipment as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain Safe and clean work area

Minimum Requirements



Specialized or Technical Knowledge, or Education and Experience:

  • Experienced in welding (Mig and Arc) required
  • Knowledge of power and hydraulic tools.
  • Experience with diesel engines
  • Experience in rail car repair preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires constant standing, walking, climbing stairs and ladders, and balancing in a safe manner
  • Requires frequent stooping, kneeling, and crouching
  • Able to frequently lift and carry equipment weighing up to 30 lbs
  • Able to push and pull with 100 lbs of force, the force required to push/pull hand brakes

Environmental Conditions: Performs duties in multiple environments including shops as well as outside construction project settings, in and around moving vehicles and equipment. Possible dusty/oily working conditions to complete repair.

Benefits:  R.J Corman Railroad Group, LLC is committed to providing its employees and their families with quality benefits. R.J Corman offers health, dental, vision, voluntary short term disability, voluntary long term disability, voluntary life insurance, voluntary accident insurance, voluntary hospital indemnity insurance, voluntary identity theft protection, and flexible spending account benefits to all full-time employees. Other non-health benefits include paid holidays, paid time off, the Work-Life Balance Employee Assistance Program and a 401K retirement savings plan