Manpower Group Installer Technician in Fort Worth, Texas

The PTC Installer will be responsible for installations of the Positive Train Control (PTC) system on customer locomotives and cab/cars. The installer will work as part of a team to carry out the following duties listed below. He / She will provide assistance with the application of modifications, installations, loading software.


  • Installation of PTC systems on passenger railroad locomotives. This includes installation of electronic components, running wires and cables through locomotive cabs and spaces, pneumatic valve, hose and pipe installation, wire/cable management and terminations. Also includes ability to perform fabrication of metal including drilling, cutting, grinding and painting.

  • Troubleshooting. The installer must have the ability to properly operate electrical test and measurement equipment. The installation involves testing and, if necessary, troubleshooting, diagnosing and solving problems with the on-board PTC equipment installed in the field.

  • Additional or collateral duties, as required, such as materials management, communications with customer resources regarding installation issues and progress, etc., as directed by management or supervisory personnel.


  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical installation techniques and principles.

  • Accredited training in electronics and/or software systems, or equivalent experience preferred. Relevant training received through previous employers will be considered.

  • Previous locomotive and /or railroad experience highly preferred, though not required.

  • Field Service/ Field Engineering experience a plus

  • Previous knowledge and experience with pneumatic systems, electronics installation and testing, software installation, configuration and testing, and mechanical systems.

  • Ability to read, interpret and explain technical documents such as engineering drawings/specification, test procedures, and electrical schematics required stick welding experience a plus

  • Fabrication experience working with different types of metals

  • Handling of power tools such as: drills, grinders, jigsaw, chop saws, rivet gun, Huck pneumatic gun, etc.

  • Familiar with compression fittings on air lines

  • Familiar with crimping of coaxial cables.

  • Computer and MS Office

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Team oriented worker with good interpersonal skills.

*Our current opportunity calls for

*Installer Technician

*Temp to Hire position

*The ability to pass background check and pre-employment drug screen.

*HS Diploma or GED-

*Hours 8am until finished

What's in it for you?

*Consistent Paycheck EVERY WEEK:

*Pay-$18+ per hour

*Ability to work overtime

*Eligible for Benefits Medical, Dental)

*Free College Education

*Free Skill Certification Courses

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