Railcar Mechanic

Recruiting Solutions currently has an opening for a Rail Car Mechanic for a prestigious company located in the Columbia, SC area. This is an exciting position that offers the ideal candidate the ability to travel as well as work on higher level projects helping the US Government. The ideal candidate will have at least an Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Technology or the military training equivalent as well as experience working with diesel engines, pneumatic drawings and blueprints and be familiar with bogie dynamics. This position offers a generous benefits package including paid time off, paid holidays, and retirement matching. There is relocation assistance for the right candidate.

Job Description


  • Manage preventative and predictive maintenance in accordance with rolling stock vehicle manuals
  • Complete and organize all reporting documents
  • Manage vehicle spare parts and consumables
  • Troubleshoot and repair
    • Diesel traction engines
    • Gear box
    • Generators
    • HVAC systems
    • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Plant
    • Electric Rolling Stock Plant
  • Knowledge of bogie dynamics
    • Suspension
    • Damper
    • Braking System
    • Journal Box
  • Domestic Field Service - Travel required
  • Knowledge of the principals of track safety
  • Knowledge of the structure of railway cars
  • Ability to read and interprest electical/mechanical/pneumatic drawings


  • AS in Mechanical Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent military electronics school
  • Must possess strong problem solving skills
  • Must work with limited supervision
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license
  • Candidate must be able to lift 75 lbs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Microsoft office and operating system skills

About Recruiting Solutions

Recruiting Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Recruiting Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Recruiting Solutions expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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  • Category

    Light Industrial

  • Location

    Columbia, SC

  • Order Type

    Direct Hire

  • Contact Phone

    (864) 361-9169

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