rail car mechanic resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Static testing
  • Air brake systems
  • Service procedures
  • [Tool] experience
Rail Car Mechanic, 10/2019 - Current
Genesee & Wyoming Magnolia, AL,
  • Diagnosed, troubleshot and repaired all types of electrical problems using [Type] equipment and [Type] tools.
  • Completed accurate repairs by reading and interpreting technical documentation and job work orders.
  • Performed static and dynamic tests on vehicles to verify operational efficiency.
  • Prepared accurate and complete inspection reports and work order paperwork to fulfill recordkeeping and regulatory requirements.
  • Utilized [Type] tools to replace defective wiring and insulation.
  • Tested air brakes using single car testers and reported concerns to supervisor for immediate attention.
  • Protected personnel and assets by adhering to established safety policies and protocols.
  • Verified efficient, safe and compliant operations by conducting [Number] railcar inspections per shift.
  • Examined car roofs for wear and damage and repaired defective sections using roofing materials, cement and waterproof paint.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new [Type] opportunities.
  • Answered [number] calls per [timeframe] to assist with customer questions and concerns.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Leveraged [software] to input and compile data gathered from various sources.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Contributed to development, planning and completion of project initiatives.
Die Setter, 03/2017 - 10/2019
Autokiniton Clinton, MI,
  • Worked effectively within extremely tight tolerances to produce precision results.
  • Computed dimensions and plan layouts to determine proper assembly methods.
  • Checked complex components from vendors to verify conformance with engineering schematics, standards and specifications.
  • Complied with safety regulations to maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Studied specifications, sketches and models to ascertain materials and equipment required to fabricate parts.
  • Maintained strong quality assurance standards by using precision measuring equipment to verify accuracy of fabricated items.
  • Recommended design modifications regarding construction and function of parts after examining previously used dies.
  • Used technical documentation to fabricate and assemble wooden parts, tools and dies.
  • Set up and correctly operated tool room machines and equipment, including lathes, milling machines and presses.
  • Laid out complex machining operations with multiple steps and different machine requirements.
  • Measured and scribed metal stock for machining, verifying conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Developed specifications for specialty tools and dies to create effective product designs.
  • Researched materials for [Tool] and sourced required components.
  • Read blueprints for [Tool] and collected material.
  • Completed frequent inspections to assess safety and operational status of each accountable tool, part or equipment.
  • Maintained [Type] and [Type] stock at appropriate levels between high and low limits.
  • Placed new supply orders for parts and tools.
  • Troubleshot issues, including [Type] and [Type] in production of [Tool].
  • Fit different parts of [Type] tool together to complete final product.
  • Crafted [Number] of [Tool]s over [Timeframe].
  • Fixed [Tool] problems and production bottlenecks.
  • Developed and maintained dimensional part specs.
Tool and Die Maintance, 04/2011 - 10/2019
SL Tennessee City, STATE,
  • Fabricated tools, jigs and fixtures to meet manufacturing and engineering needs.
  • Supported inventory longevity by building and maintaining equipment to promote effective mechanical and safety usage.
  • Calibrated machinery to optimize performance according to prescribed standards and specific project needs.
  • Operated hand tools, drill presses, riveting machines and tap burners to safely produce projects.
  • Elevated customer satisfaction ratings by troubleshooting issues for speedy resolution.
  • Sharpened, replaced and tracked cutting tools to adhere to strict quality control and usage schedules.
  • Produced quality work by leveraging welding techniques, engineering requirements and metallurgy knowledge.
  • Constructed appropriate offset corrections for tool wear, broken tools and casting variations.
  • Trained, directed and instructed apprentices and helpers to increase production levels and meet established goals.
  • Monitored feed and speed of machines during machining process to report problems and required repairs.
  • Hydrostatically tested and performed chipping and cleaning duties.
  • Maintained logs, lists and files and promptly completed all necessary paperwork.
  • Enforced safe and timely wireless telecommunication system installations for high-profile clients.
  • Increased equipment lifespans by incorporating thorough preventive and corrective maintenance processes.
  • Selected appropriate speeds and feeds according to metal type and finish specifications.
  • Designed detailed preventive maintenance schedules to enhance tool performance.
  • Streamlined operational efficiencies by maintaining injection molding machines, dies, robotic bottle packing machines and vacuum and casting furnaces.
  • Executed on-time, under-budget project management on complex industrial equipment, including metal and precision part machining issues.
  • Dismantled and inspected components to complete necessary adjustments and repairs.
  • Gauged and maintained tolerances on grinding diameters, depths, squareness and parallelism.
  • Executed bench, machine and hand tool work by shaping, fitting and assembling machine parts from metal stock.
  • Measured, marked and indicated dimensions and reference points on materials.
  • Operated electrical discharge machines to build and repair injection molds.
  • Troubleshot and repaired machines to increase productivity and decrease spending.
  • Welded, heat treated and repaired worn and damaged equipment to optimize performance.
  • Sustained safety protocol, including lock out and tag out, by properly and cost-effectively using equipment and materials.
  • Monitored and adjusted processes or equipment to improve quality and productivity.
  • Measured and marked dimensions and reference points to meet precise specifications.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 07/2004
Western Boone Jr-Sr High School - Thorntown, IN
Status -
: Honda And Suzuki, Expected in
Motorcycle Mechanics Institute A Div. Of Universal Technical Institute - Phoenix, AZ
Status -

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School Attended

  • Western Boone Jr-Sr High School
  • Motorcycle Mechanics Institute A Div. Of Universal Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Rail Car Mechanic
  • Die Setter
  • Tool and Die Maintance


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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