Mechanical

Mechanical

When people think trains, they think big, industrial-sized equipment — and a lot of it. Our Mechanical team inspects and maintains a fleet of more than 8,000 high-horsepower diesel locomotives and approximately 225,000 railcars — everything from boxcars to flatcars to hoppers.

While Mechanical work might include overhauling a diesel engine or welding a railcar, the tasks can also be intricate, such as calibrating electrical systems or closely inspecting a fuel component. The skills needed are broad ranging, but all require a focus on being safe, thorough and precise.

Our more than 7,000 Mechanical employees work shifts around the clock to ensure our trains are in top shape and meet BNSF and government safety requirements. Some of that work is outdoors, refueling locomotives or inspecting and repairing freight cars in the yard. Other work may be performed inside our large diesel or car shops, repairing, maintaining, testing or inspecting equipment — any number of functions to ensure those big wheels keep on turning.

Mechanical employees generally have a set shift (1st, 2nd or 3rd), which may include nights, weekends, holidays or being on call for emergencies. The majority of employees in Mechanical are scheduled (union-represented).

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Railcar Repair (Carman) - Houston Houston, TX, US, 77023
Electrician Diesel Engines - Silsbee Silsbee, TX, US, 77656
Carman - Road Truck, Edgemont, SD Edgemont, SD, US, 57735
Railcar Repair (Carman)-Denver, CO Denver, CO, US, 80216
Mechanic Diesel Engine - Galesburg, IL Galesburg, IL, US, 61401
Railcar Repair (Carman)- Tulsa Tulsa, OK, US, 74104
Apprentice Electrician Diesel Engines - Chicago, IL (Corwith) Corwith, IL, US, 66216
Journeyman Electrician Diesel Engines - Chicago, IL (Corwith) Corwith, IL, US, 66216
Mechanic Diesel Engine - Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA, US, CHANGE THI
Mechanical Shop Laborer ALLIANCE, NE Alliance, NE, US, 69301
Mechanical Shop Laborer (Hostler Helper) - Pasco, WA Pasco, WA, US, 99301, 993
Railcar Repair (Carman) - Wellington, KS Wellington, KS, US, 67152
Railcar Repair (Carman) - Pasco, WA Pasco, WA, US, 99301, 993
Pipefitter (Sheetmetal Worker)- Alliance, NE Alliance, NE, US, 69301
Electrician Diesel Engines - Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA, US, CHANGE THI
Mechanic Diesel Engine - Amarillo, TX Amarillo, TX, US, 79102
Mechanical (Engineering) Management Trainee 2018 Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131
Mechanical (Engineering) Intern 2018 Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131
Mechanic Diesel Engine (Apprentice) - Chicago, IL (Corwith) Corwith, IL, US, 60632
Mechanic Diesel Engine - Barstow, CA Barstow, CA, US, 92311
Electrician Diesel Engines - Barstow, CA Barstow, CA, US, 92311
Electrician Diesel Engines - Kansas City, KS Kansas City, KS, US, 66106
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