Maintenance/Electromechanical Technician


GATX is known worldwide as a leader in leasing transportation assets and controls one of the largest railcar fleets in the world. The key to the long-term growth and success of GATX is attracting and retaining the most talented people from around the world. We seek individuals who are creative, intuitive, driven, intellectually curious and eager to join a dynamic organization where high-quality work, collaboration and dedication are deeply woven into the corporate culture.

Here, you'll find a culture of respect, dignity and fairness. Our workplace is designed to build lasting relationships among employees at every level. We believe in providing opportunities for personal growth and professional development.


diagnoses, troubleshoots and repairs electrical and mechanical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment by performing the following duties.

include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Diagnoses problems and repairs machines and equipment such as automated blast, paint booth, man movers, 3I cleaning system, welding units, infra-red drying ovens, programmable controllers, comfort heaters, boilers, air compressors and mobile equipment.

Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.

Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.

Test malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunctioning with other maintenance workers, Supervisor of Maintenance and other team members, to diagnose malfunction.

Replaces faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices.

Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.

Replaces electric motor bearings and installs motors, pumps, valves and blast wheel components.

Pushes buttons and presses keys, and programmable controller to program automated machinery, to test for malfunctions, and to verify repairs.

: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee uses moderate to heavy physical exertion. Use of a variety of medium-sized hand tools for gauging and performing work. Climbs and works from ladders.

  • Must be able to stoop for extended periods and routinely move from kneeling to standing positions
  • Must be able to perform overhead work for extended periods
  • Must be able to lift (vertically) up to 85 pounds from the ground surface
  • Must be able to push / pull (horizontally ) up to 140 pounds
  • Must be able to climb ladders and perform work and elevated heights
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperature environments
  • Must be able to physically enter confined space and work in enclosed environments

: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to outside work conditions and elements, burns, flashes and hand injuries.

A successful candidate must be able to pass an electrical knowledge assessment examination.

GATX Offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) match and pension plan! This position starts at $23. 04/hr and increases to $23. 49/hr once you are fully qualified (about 90 days).

GATX is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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