Maintenance Technician Grex - Dallas, TX

Georgetown Rail Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 3 weeks ago

Interview Location: Dallas, TX

Georgetown Rail (GREX), provides unparalleled services to railroad clients across North America. With some of the most advanced equipment in ballast delivery and track inspection services, GREX is committed to technology and safety. We offer generous compensation and stellar benefits and retirement options.

The Maintenance Technician, a field based position, is responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting specialized railroad maintenance of way equipment. Perform regular maintenance, troubleshoot problems, and make repairs as needed on equipment. Must be able to work independently with little to no supervision keeping Safety and the customers' need as top priorities. This position travels a 21/7 schedule.


Accountabilities and Responsibility

  • Perform routine inspections ad preventive maintenance of equipment and railroad cars.

  • Troubleshoot equipment failures and make necessary repairs.

  • Dismantle, repair, and reassemble carious electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical components of equipment.

  • Use typical mechanic and electrician tools, test equipment and welding equipment.

  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.

  • Clean debris and lubricants from parts, work area, and equipment.


  • Communicate with customers.

  • Complete routine paperwork; send daily activity reports using Windows based phones.

  • Will be required to fill out daily DOT logbook.


Ensure all specialized equipment is running in order for to meet customer's needs; while maintaining a high priority for safety.


Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

High-Impact Communication: Clearly and succinctly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups in a variety of situations; communicating in a focused and compelling way that drives others' thoughts and actions; and helps them understand, retain and engage.

Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learning; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers.

Values Based: Recognized by others to as living and teaching the Loram values, and appropriately responds when others behave in opposition to the values.


Required Education:

HS Diploma/Equivalent

Some college preferred


  • 1+ Years Working knowledge of typical rail cars, air brakes, basic components of the rail car, hazards, safety precautions, operating limits of the equipment operating, basic computer knowledge, understand operations, maintenance, and repair of industrial and construction equipment.
  • 3+ Years (Preferred) Classes taken for hydraulics, electrical pneumatics, and/or mechanical work. Railroad mechanical experience.
  • 4+ Years (Preferred) Experience working as a maintenance technician and operating heavy equipment.

Special licenses, other education, certification, or professional memberships:

  • Railroad Maintain railroad safety training and certifications

  • Driver License Maintain a valid driver's license in order to be insurable by the Company insurance carrier.


This position is considered a safety sensitive role. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 100% travel including international, using any method of transportation.

  • Ability to apply high levels of cognitive, analytical, retention and reasoning.

  • Excellent communication skills used within any social context.

  • Can stand, sit, walk, reach, balance, stoop, kneel, hear, taste and smell.

  • Can see up close, distances, colors and has use of peripheral vision and depth perception.

  • Can tolerate variable and sometimes extreme physical conditions during visits or inspections of company equipment in a railroad environment.

  • Frequently work in high, precarious places and occasionally exposed to fumes and airborne particles and possible risk of electric shock.

  • Work near moving mechanical parts and frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibrations.

  • Work environment noise is usually loud.

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. and occasionally lift or move up to 100 lbs.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Other details

  • Job Family Equipment Maintenance and Support

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Travel Required Yes

  • Required Education High School

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