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Production Mechanic C/JAX

Date: Apr 29, 2019

Location: Jacksonville, FL, US, 32204

Company: TTX Company


Repairs, modifies, and upgrades rail cars. Rebuilds car components: bolsters, side framers, hitch heads, and box car doors Welds, fabricates, and uses torch and carbon arc to cut. Performs mechanical labor.

Repairs and maintains railcars, according to blueprints and other specifications, production machinery, and other equipment using handtools, power tools, and precision measuring instruments: Inspects machines and equipment visually, by touch, special knowledge, and training to locate causes of trouble Measures, cuts, and threads pipes, and replaces airlines using handtools. Assembles sub assemblies, major components, and equipment, and checks function to test for proper operation. Repairs broken parts using hand tools and welding equipment


  • Formal education, high school or equivalent
  • Knowledge: mechanical skills
  • Skills: welding and cutting
  • Must pass company established welding test.
  • Must attain certification from “T” inspections Instruction or equivalent
  • Mental factors: Decision making and reasoning, planning and scheduling



Standing, hearing, and seeing for 10 hours, handling for 6 hours, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and fingering for 5 hours reaching below waist, twisting, and feeling for 2 hours, sitting, climbing, balancing, crawling, reaching over head, and talking for 1 hour. Frequently: standing, kneeling, stretching, reaching, gripping tools or objects and bending at the waist. Regularly: walking, crouching, and twisting while standing. Occasionally: sitting, crawling, and twisting while sitting for 1 hour or less.

Lifting: car parts from 1-100lbs for 10 hours(10-25lbs frequently, 25-50lbs regularly, over 50lbs occasionally)

Pushing: hand trucks weighing up to 100 lbs to move tools frequently, wrenches weighing up to 10 lbs to tighten bolts

Pulling: 10-25 lbs frequently, 25-50lbs regularly, over 50 lbs occasionally, cables up to 100lbs to pull lines regularly

Requires indoor work 8 hours per day, and outdoor work 2 hours per day. Exposure to heat and humidity, working at heights regularly, working around moving machinery

Exposure to welding and burning fumes, odors, dust, gases, and uncomfortable noises from welding and burning, working in hot temperatures regularly, working in cold temperatures occasionally, driving automotive equipment, working with oil and grease, working with vibrations, and working alone occasionally. Hazard exposure: mechanical from tools, electrical from welders, radiant energy from torches



Location: Jacksonville, FL  
Employment Status: Employee (Full-Time)  
FLSA Status: Nonexempt 

TTX Company is a leading provider of railcars and related freight car management services to the North American rail industry. TTX’s pool of railcars is ideal for supporting shippers in the intermodal, automotive, paper & forest, metals, machinery, wind energy and other markets where flatcars, boxcars and gondolas are required. 

TTX Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville

Job Segment: Mechanic, Electrical, Operations, Engineering

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