Posted Date – 02/10/2021
Location – Belle Chasse, La.
Position Type – Full-time
The New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway Company (NOGC), is a former Union Pacific Railroad branch line located outside New Orleans in Belle Chasse, La. The NOGC is a 32 miles long railroad that interchanges with the UP in Westwego, La. The railroad serves over 20 switching and industrial customers and is the only railroad operating east of Avondale, La. on the Westbank of the Mississippi River. NOGC is wholly owned by Rio Grande Pacific Corporation.
The New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway Company is seeking an individual who has a desire to work in the mechanical field as a locomotive mechanic. This position is responsible for keeping locomotives operational, and maintained in a safe, reliable manner, meeting applicable FRA specifications and regulations; provide support for operations with field diagnosis, light and heavy repair, and routine maintenance of locomotives; and travel and work within assigned geographic area. Must have a good mechanical knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance. Electrical knowledge and welding ability a plus.
Qualified applicants will be considered for vacancies without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by prevailing state and federal laws, regulations, and ordinances.