Mechanic Diesel Engine - (Dilworth, MN)

Bnsf Railways Dilworth , MN 56529

Posted 2 months ago

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.

Job Location: Dilworth

Other Potential Locations: Dilworth, MN

Anticipated Start Date: 09/17/2018

Number of Positions: 3

Salary Range: Entry rate of pay is approximately $25.34 - $30.17 (based on experience) per hour.

All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis.

A $20,000 hiring incentive payable over three (3) years in installments of $5,000 after probation, $5,000 at the beginning of year two, and $10,000 at the beginning of year three - is available for candidates who meet the below qualifications:

  • Offered a position and successfully complete the pre-employment process

  • Provide documentation of Journeyman status for the same craft (at time of conditional offer)

  • Successfully complete probationary period

  • Is applying for a position in the location of Dilworth, MN .

  • This incentive will include a 3 year hold-down. Leaving the location or job for any reason will result in 100% repayment and forfeiture of future payments.

A $15,000 hiring incentive payable in two installments of $7,500 over two (2) years - is available for candidates who meet the below qualifications:

  • Offered a position and successfully complete the pre-employment process

  • Provide documentation he/she is actively enrolled in an Apprentice program for the same craft (at time of conditional offer)

  • Successfully complete probationary period (after which the first installment of $7,500 will be paid).

  • Is applying for a position in the location of Dilworth, MN .

  • This incentive will include a 3 year hold-down. Leaving the location or job for any reason will result in 100% repayment and forfeiture of future payments.

Additional information will be provided to candidates selected to interview.


Inspect, repair and maintain engine and mechanical components of diesel locomotives.

SAFETY: Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to and acting on safety concerns. May be required to handle hazardous materials.

LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE MAINTENANCE: Repair running gears: wheels, springs, hangers, and brake rigging traction motors. Test and repair: brake systems, safety appliances, couplers, draft systems, air compressors, safety valves, lube oil pumps filter systems, fuel systems, radiators and shutters. Install, disassemble, assemble, repair or replace locomotive diesel engine components. Perform scheduled and preventative maintenance on tools and equipment.

INSPECTING: Inspect locomotive components, diagnose malfunctions in diesel engines, air equipment and trucks.


  • 18 years of age or older, or will be by the anticipated start date listed in the job requisition.

  • Willing to submit to a background review

  • Available to work in geographic area indicated

  • Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English

  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Work full-time (40 hrs/wk). Shifts governed by union agreement and subject to seniority. Mechanical shops operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week with three 8-hour shifts including weekends, holidays, overtime. Available to work any shift required

  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

  • Possess valid state-issued driver's license

  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow; hear, and with training, distinguish auditory signals

  • Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling

  • Able to work on uneven surfaces; frequently climb ladders and get on/off equipment; work at various heights including making repairs on atop locomotives

  • Able to: work in conditions with loud noise and fumes; work on/around heavy/moving machinery; bend, walk, stand, sit for extended time; use hand tools

  • Follow safety policies and procedures; wear required personal protective equipment

Training: Company-paid on-the-job.

Relocation: Available to qualified applicants.

Work Conditions: Extreme all-weather conditions; uneven surfaces; safety sensitive work environment.

Probationary Period: Journeyman = 60 days; Apprentice = 122 days.

Travel: Minimal.

Shifts/Hours: Full-time (40 hrs/wk), subject seniority and governed by union agreement, assigned shift may be one of three 8-hour shifts; Mechanical shops operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Union: International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers.

Dues: Per union agreement; membership and dues required.


BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


  • Criminal history

  • Last 7 years of driving history

  • Last 5 years of employment history to include military service

  • Social Security number

  • Education


  • Medical evaluation

  • Drug Screen

  • Other elements as needed


BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at

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