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The Herzog companies were founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor in the Midwest. Herzog now specializes in Railroad Construction, Transit Operation and Maintenance Services, Civil Construction and Railroad Services nationwide. Our team consists of people who are innovators at heart, continuously exploring new ways to improve our products, services, and, ultimately, the industry. By always challenging ourselves - and each other - to push for more, we keep Herzog at the forefront of the rail industry
 
Herzog Transit Services, Inc. is currently seeking a Technician in Oklahoma City, OK for the Oklahoma City Streetcar.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform diagnostics, troubleshooting and repair of electronic propulsion systems
  • Perform diagnostic, troubleshooting and repair of fare collection systems, electronic destination signage, PA systems, electronic displays and other electronic systems typically found on transit vehicles
  • Perform thorough preventative maintenance inspections in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines; make routine mechanical repairs and adjustments
  • Troubleshoot systems and locate causes of electrical, electronic and mechanical problems
  • Use test equipment, typical shop tools, torque wrenches, multimeter, power supplies, oscilloscopes and portable test units
  • Check and inspect the condition of Streetcars; report and repair defects such as defective lights, body damage, interior damage, and operating defects
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety of shop area
  • Tag and document defective parts
  • Perform vehicle recovery duties including towing/pushing disabled vehicles; assist with re-railing of cars, as necessary, move cars around the yard and shop
  • Clean exterior of streetcars by hand washing and steam cleaning, using a variety of solvents, soaps, cleaning chemicals and tools
  • Check and replenish consumables such as wiper fluid and sand
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so assigned.  Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience with Streetcar and/or PLC system maintenance
  • Skill in maintaining, repairing, troubleshooting, and overhauling electrical and mechanical systems
  • Experience in the diagnostics, troubleshooting and repair of electronic propulsion systems
  • Experience in the diagnostics, troubleshooting and repair of fare collection systems, electronic destination signage, PA systems, electronic displays and other electronic systems typically found in transit vehicles
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical principles, repair methods, standards and practices
  • Knowledge of test equipment and tools needed in the repair, maintenance, and installation of mechanical, electronic and electrical systems and equipment
  • Strong knowledge of electronics including digital and analog systems
  • Knowledge of general shop safety procedures
  • Skill communicating orally and in writing.
  • Skill in performing maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, and safety/preventive maintenance inspections
  • Skill in implementing preventive maintenance and safety inspection procedures
  • Skill in using test and shop equipment and tools, parts and supply manuals
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of business
  • Skill in the use of electronic schematics, portable test units and diagnostic software
  • Ability to read, understand and apply technical information from service manuals
  • Ability to read and follow verbal and written directions; ability to read, understand, and apply technical information found in repair manuals, service change bulletins, and applicable technical documents, including parts and supply manuals
  •  Ability to operate a computer and familiarity with MS Office products and maintenance information systems
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Streetcar Yard Operation certification

 
 
Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and endorsements as required per position.
  • Pass pre-employment DOT physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position
    • This position requires you to pass and maintain a DOT medical evaluation to drive a Herzog commercial vehicle. 
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • An employee must meet the physical demands described below to successfully perform the essential job functions of this role. This position will be physically demanding at times.
  • Required to wear safety apparel and equipment when and where necessary.
  • Exposure to repair shop, field, main-line rail or yard locations with moderate to high noise level, lighting of various degrees, floors of carpet/metal, various heat/cold conditions and inclement weather.
  • Will frequently be required to bend, stoop, stand and climb in performing daily tasks and activities.
  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow; hear and distinguish auditory signals
  • Must have ability to distinguish and separate sounds around machinery and tools.
  • Must be able to work safely around loose materials, uneven surfaces and metal plates, trash and equipment.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull loads in accordance with all applicable safety rules.

 
Safety:

  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record, which results from all employees at all levels and in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all.

 
Benefits:

  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.

 
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It is the policy of Herzog Transit Services, Inc. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.