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Machinist Journeyman

Company: Keolis North America, Inc.
Location: Somerville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Perform activities such as fitting together metal pieces of movable bridges, shaping, turning, boring, planning, grinding, finishing or adjusting metal parts of a machine and pipes. Work on compressors, moveable doors, pump houses, millwright type of work, etc.
  • Involves working outside of all types of weather conditions year round as assigned.
  • Includes work at varying heights on bridges, roofs, etc.
  • Requires daily travel to various Keolis sites and properties.
  • Comply with all related safety rules and procedures and report all hazards as required.
  • Attend and participate in all assigned training, specifically safety and security related.


    • Must have high school diploma, GED or equivalent educational credential.
    • Must have four years of experience as a heavy equipment mechanic.
    • Welding experience preferred.
    • Must have a Valid Driver's License. Commercial Driver's License (CDL) preferred.
    • Knowledge of hydraulic systems, electrical and electronic systems, and pneumatic systems as it pertains to the operation and maintenance of roadway machinery.

      Key Accountabilities

      • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
      • Trade and/or vocational training preferred.
      • Must be able to use basic hand tools, lift, bend, and stoop and carry heavy loads.
      • Must have experience in one of the following: Piping, machine work, steel work, welding or associated craft.
      • Must be able to communicate successfully with a variety of disciplines and levels, both internal and external staff.
      • Ability to communicate in English with relative ease.
      • Must pass a physical examination.
      • Must possess valid driver's license.
      • Satisfactory prior work history

        Physical/Mental Demands

        • Heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds individually or occasionally up to 100 pounds with a coworker.
        • Must be able to stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/balance/climb on an occasional basis.

          Working Conditions

          • Shift Work: work hours may include overtime, and various shift work. Involves working outside in all types of weather conditions year- round as assigned
          • Travel - Daily to job locations mostly in company vehicle.
          • On-Call - As per Collective Bargaining Agreement
          • Team Work - Work as part of the Engineering team.
          • Other - This is a unionized position

            Additional Statements

            Drug and alcohol screening: Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screen. Also, contingent upon receiving a favorable background check. Must pass a physical examination.

            Safety commitment: Safety is a way of life at Keolis. By placing safety first, we ensure the wellbeing of our employees, customers, and communities. Together we can become the most successful transportation company in the world.

            Environmental commitment: Keolis is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of operations to our people and the communities in which we operate.

            EEO statement: Our policy is to afford Equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

            Disclaimer and closing statement: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job. Keolis is committed to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible.



Keywords: Keolis North America, Inc., Somerville , Machinist Journeyman, Professions , Somerville, Massachusetts

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