Norfolk Southern Diesel Mechanic - Kansas City, MO in Kansas City, Missouri

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation(NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500route milesin 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.

We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation". As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

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Job Description

Duties include a variety of mechanical activities relating to the repair of heavy machinery used for railroad track maintenance and manufacturing of parts and assembly of components used on track maintenance machines. Machinists must be capable of operating various machine tools and equipment, manual, NC and CNC milling machines and lathes. Experience programming CNC machines is a plus. Machinists must know how to use all types of hand tools and other shop machines such as saws, drills, grinders etc. Journeymen machinists must have a minimum of 3 years experience in the layout and fitting of metal with or without drawings and have experience in sizing, turning, boring, grinding and finishing of metal. Welding and equipment maintenance experience is highly desired, preferably with vehicles, heavy equipment, power transmissions and fluid power (hydraulic and pneumatic) systems. Experience fabricating or manufacturing and assembly of a variety of mechanical systems is desirable. Journeyman status is preferred, but will consider those with less experience to fill student machinist positions.

Work Conditions

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.