Posted: Monday, February 05, 2024 03:55 PM


Job Purpose This position will require the applicant to provide Subject Matter Expertise to the Technical Writers in the group and perform some Technical Writing duties. This position also requires the applicant to conduct Technical Training Classes at various Progress Rail locations and on customer property. Provide Electrical, Mechanical and Locomotive Familiarization training to internal and external customers on EMD Equipment that will include familiarization, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of EMD locomotives. Ensure course content is current, accurate, and aligned with FRA and company rules and regulations. Work involves considerable amount of creativity, perception, and initiative with wide latitude for independent action. Req ID 9005BR Work Location Options LaGrange, IL City La Grange State: Illinois Company Description Railroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success! As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions – whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs. Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting Key Job Elements • Review and Edit Technical Publications; • Requests photos, graphics and diagrams as necessary; • Develops recommendations for service procedures; • Provide comprehensive instruction of the Progress Rail Locomotive Electrical System and show expertise in the subject and share it with enthusiasm; • Provide technical advice to customers regarding proper maintenance practices, and operation of product to maximize reliability and performance; • Lead classes in the instruction, testing and troubleshooting on topics that will include the insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) Safety Procedures, EM2000 Display, High and Low voltage operating circuits for EMD locomotives, APC system, Low Voltage Auxiliary Generator, Chopper, SCR excitation system and EMDEC, Ground Relay operation, Multiplexing, and Distributed Power; • Structure training material and presentation into a logical sequence; • Develop new technical courses, update and revise existing course content while developing instructional videos to compliment and support training needs; • Evaluate customer satisfaction responses and recommend improvements to course content; • Perform administrative duties associated with development of course materials and delivery and reporting on instruction; • Frequent contact with others outside the work group; • Ability to travel – North America and Internationally up to (40%). Education / Training • College degree with a major in engineering or equivalent electrical or mechanical training. Qualifications and Experience • Product knowledge along with mechanical and electrical aptitude; • High level of oral and technical writing skills; • Relatively high level of analytical ability where problems are complex; • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others; • Minimum 10 years hands-on experience maintaining locomotive systems; • Experience developing training materials, assessing needs of customers; • Electrical and mechanical aptitude to understand locomotive and mechanical and electrical systems and technical operation; • Excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication and conflict management skills; • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills; • Excellent computer skills (MS Office suite). Benefits Progress Rail offers an excellent total compensation package,* including competitive salary, paid time off for vacation and holidays, 401(k) plan with company match, medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance and flexible spending accounts. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions. *Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits. EEO Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities Job Category Marketing, Sales and Service PRS Facility Location EMD HQ LaGrange, IL

Price - 73000 - 92400

• Location: LaGrange, GA LaGrange, GA Alabama

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