Position Summary

We are seeking a bright, motivated “natural mechanically-inclined” individual for a full-time, permanent position as a model train repair technician working out of our Ocean Twp, NJ Shop.  The successful candidate will efficiently troubleshoot and repair model railroad and related hobby products. This person will be able to keep their workstation neat and organized and will be able to efficiently diagnose and perform effective repairs. We provide a nice climate controlled service area with your own bench, all the specialized tools, great support from our experienced team, and thousands of organized parts to enable you to be successful in performing work efficiently. The candidate should have some experience working with TMCC, Legacy, DCS and or DCC systems. 

Compensation will be commensurate with experience.


Viable candidates for this position *must*:

  • Have at least 1 years of demonstrable experience in repairing electro-mechanical devices and electronic devices.
  • Have good foundational skills with hand tools, soldering, using adhesives, drilling, taping, etc.
  • Be a quick learner to transfer existing repair & troubleshooting skills to model trains
  • Be focused on quality work to maximize customer satisfaction and minimize comebacks
  • Be efficient and well organized
  • Be able to quickly assimilate your knowledge and be excited about learning new things and repair techniques
  • Be assertive and mature, with good people/communication skills
  • Have an easy, innate aptitude with computers, systems and numbers.
  • Have a questioning, analytical personality that is always looking for a better way to do things
  • Be able to pass our electro-mechanical knowledge assessment

The primarily responsibilities will be:

· Perform effective, efficient, and quality repairs on all types of Model Train Equipment

· Meet department productivity and quality standards

· Maintain good customer rapport with customers both over the phone and in-person.

· To maintain a safe, clean, clutter free, and organized work environment.

Who are we?

The Train Doctor is the East coasts premier repair and upgrade center located in Ocean Twp, New Jersey. We service and repair model trains and accessories from around the world. We also provide custom layouts and displays to commercial customers around the USA. We provide an informal work-environment, but it is fast-paced, high-tech, fun, and challenging. 


· Flexible Monday-Friday hours

· Paid Holidays, PTO

· Free Soda and Coffee

If you think you have what it takes and these values sound like you and how you feel a business should be guided, we would love to hear from you!

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Ocean Twp, NJ 07712

Required education: High school or equivalent

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Up to $16.00 per hour


  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off


8 hour shift

Work Location: Shop

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