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Railroad Machinery Operator / Mechanic

Plasser American Corp
Westover, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Some see the railway as transportation, while at Plasser American we see it as transformation. The story of how steel tracks turned the American promise into American progress and forged a trusted pathway to the possibilities of the future. Its a story that continues today, an American legacy unfolding mile by mile. There is a lot riding on those tracks and we know that support, quality and know-how are all important aspects in staying on track.

Thats why the Plasser American tradition begins with a promise. A promise to do things right. An unapologetic commitment to quality that makes us the longtime trusted leader in cutting edge American made innovations for the North American railway. Its a promise to see things differently to turn ordinary steel into safer passages. To be a partner that you can count on to engineer solutions for the challenges of today and for the opportunities of tomorrow. From research and design, expert manufacturing and delivering unapparelled services, our customers trust us to keep them ahead of the curve.

Progress is about more than getting from Point A to Point B. Its knowing you have a trusted foundation to move you forward toward new possibilities waiting around the corner. Join Plasser American to become part of our team forging ahead towards new opportunities in railway maintenance. The railway is a path to the future, choose this path and apply today.

Responsibilities include operating, service and repair of Plasser American Railroad machines including ballast cleaners, regulators, and tampers.

Mechanical knowledge and ability is absolutely required.

Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and Electrical knowledge is also required.

PLC knowledge is desirable but not required.

75% travel in North America is required for this position. You will spend a lot of time away from home.

Must possess valid driver's license and be able to pass background check, physical and drug screen.

Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.

Must be able to obtain a US passport as some international travel is required.

Must be fully vaccinated for the Coronavirus by December 8, 2021.

* Will not be considered until "Troubleshooting for Maintenance Technicians" assessment is completed.*

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • On the road


  • Diesel engines
  • Mechanic experience
  • Welding

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

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About Plasser American:

As part of the Plasser family brand, which is the largest Maintenance of Way equipment provider in the world, PAC is a rapidly growing provider of railway equipment in North America. Continuing for the next few years, PAC will continue to make significant investments in the North American Market including a new office building and a substantial addition to our manufacturing facility. PAC is making the needed investments to continue its growth trajectory for many years to come. The next several years will be an exciting time of transformation. We look to the future to enhance our team and achieve our goals.


Plasser American Corp


Westover, VA