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Mechanical Supervisor

The Mechanical Supervisor manages the day-to-day operation of the Locomotive and Rail Car shops to ensure maintenance and repair work is performed safely and efficiently.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Perform and supervise various tasks related to the efficient utilization of locomotives and rail cars.
  • Build and motivate a team.
  • Enforce and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Utilize strong planning, problem solving and decision making skills.

Typical Working Conditions and Hours:

  • Think of the railway as an emergency service, like police or ambulance – they operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As a Mechanical Supervisor, you will not work a typical “9 to 5 shift”. You will work irregular hours and must be available to work weekends and holidays when needed.

Salary:

Salaries vary among the railroads for this important operational position, but you’ll find compensation – both salary and benefits – are competitive to other industries.






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