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Electrician Mechanical

  • Metra
  • 547 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Feb 11, 2021
Full time Skilled Labor

Job Description

Job Description:

This position maintains electrical equipment on diesel/electric locomotives, self-propelled EMU high liners and passenger railcars including propulsion systems, electronic controls, lighting, generators, battery charging systems, PTC/CAB signal systems, heating and air conditioning systems, and industrial wiring.

Responsible for the safety objectives, goals, and program of the organization, ensuring compliance with applicable safety rules and regulations. Promotes safe work practices as well as maintains and fosters a safe work environment.

Performs all other duties as assigned.

Metra is a railroad employer subject to the provisions of the Railroad Retirement Tax Act, not the Social Security Administration.

Job Requirements:


  1. The selected candidate will be a Journeyman Electrician or possess a minimum of four years of experience working on similar equipment.
  2. Must be able to read schematic drawings.
  3. Must be available to work all shifts and work at various locations in the six county metropolitan area.


Metra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender identity, disability, or any protected categories, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.