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Progress Rail Services Corp. Mechanic I, Prod in East Chicago, Indiana


Work Location:

E. Chicago, IN Wheel Shop - 194

Job Purpose:

Remove bearings from second hand sets, document wheel set size, type on QA form, minor cleaning of wheel set in preparation for wheel qualifying operator, palletize and disposition using a forklift, Move material whithin the shop using a forklift, other functions deemed necessary to meet efficiency goals for the shift.

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Company Description:

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs.

Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow us @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Education / Training:

• Forklift and cross-training provided.

Job Title:

Production Mechanic


East Chicago

Key Job Elements:

• Bearing puller, forklift, utility.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Fast-paced individual willing to train in several areas of the shop as needed, forklift certified a plus, but will train on site. Willing to cross-train at other stations.


Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance along with flexible spending and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..

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