Sign in

Mechanic Mechanical

Foley, Alabama, United States
September 13, 2018

Contact this candidate


Timothy Duke

*** **** **** **.

Bay Minette, Alabama 36507



•Experienced Locomotive Mechanic and problem-solver;

•Capable of in-the field mechanical and electrical repairs;

•Short-line and industrial switching loco knowledge;

•Significant experience with EMD units/567 & 645 Series;

•Repair and troubleshooting aptitude includes all forms of heavy equipment.


Heavy Equipment Mechanic, TMS International

March 2017 – November 2017

Calvert, Alabama

•Handle mechanical and maintenance repair for John Deer and Caterpillar front-end loaders.

•Diagnose faults and malfunctions, test repaired equipment to proper performance.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Chipco, Inc.

November 2016 – March 2017

Mobile, Alabama

•Mechanical repair and maintenance for John Deer and Caterpillar front-end loaders.

•Diagnosed faults and malfunctions, tested and repaired equipment to proper performance.

Heavy Mobile Mechanic, Rail Link, Inc.

November 2011 – June 2016

Jacksonville, Florida

•Locomotive Manager and Road Mechanic for three location’s emergency breakdowns;

•Electrical troubleshooting and daily repairs;

•92 and 368-day locomotive inspections;

•Traction motor, main generator, wheel R&R.

Heavy Mobile Mechanic, Marine Corps Logistical Base

January 2009 – November 2011

Albany, Georgia

•Performed mechanical and machining work related to assembly of heavy duty engines;

•Disassembly, inspection, repair, assembly, testing of various engines and sub-assemblies.

•Diagnose faults and malfunctions, test repaired equipment to proper performance.

•Work included: hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical components, electrical features and controls;

•Rebuilding of engines and sub-assemblies, fuel systems, pumps, hydraulic systems, brake systems, compressors, electrical systems, power generators, suspension systems, air intake and ventilation systems;

•Repaired, rebuilt and assembled final drives and angle drive gear boxes and frames.

Mechanic, Wright Turf

April 2008 – December 2008

Albany, Georgia

•Performed mechanical and electrical work on tractors, autos, front-end loaders and heavy equipment;

•Repaired and rebuilt: pumps, fuel systems, electrical systems, brake systems, transmission and cooling systems.

Locomotive Mechanic, East Coast Locomotive

September 2004 – February 2008

Albany, Georgia

•Mechanic for short line railroad; removal, inspection and replacement of: blowers, brakes, governors, fuel and oil pumps, radiators, injectors, piston rings, water pipes, lower inner seals, etc. of EMD 567 and 645 prime movers.

Mobile Locomotive Mechanic, Railserve, Inc.

August 2001 – August 2004

Atlanta, Georgia

•Used mechanical ability for repairing locomotive breakdowns;

•92 and 368-day maintenance;

•Oversaw 22 locomotives in 4 states;

•Ordered, shipped and received parts for breakdowns.

Automotive Mechanic, B&M Automotive

November 2000 – August 2001

Albany, Georgia

•Diagnose and repair issues on automobiles.

Locomotive Diesel Mechanic, Yadkin Valley Railroad

June 1994 – October 2000

Knoxville, Tennessee

•Repaired locomotive blowers, governors, fuel pumps, oil pumps, oil coolers, radiators, injectors, lower liner seals, water pipes, crank bearing baskets and oil lines to liners;

•Also handled prime mover overhauls on 567 and 645 EMDs.


•1984, Montezuma High School, Montezuma, Georgia

•1987, Albany Technical College, Albany, Georgia (no degree; 2000 semester hours)

Contact this candidate