The Railcar Repair position is responsible for inspecting, maintaining and repairing all aspects of a railcar in accordance with the Company, FRA and/or AAR Regulations. This is accomplished by performing all or any combination of the following duties:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Demonstrate predictable, reliable, and timely attendance.
· Follow written and verbal directions to complete assigned tasks on schedule.
· Read and understand instructions, technical manuals, and blueprints.
· Maintain written and/or computerized maintenance records.
· Demonstrate basic math & mechanical skills, including reading of a tape measure.
· Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: steel toe boots, eye protection, ear protection, gloves, hot work PPE, fall protection, respirators and a variety of protective suits.
· Learn from directions, observations, and mistakes and apply procedures using good judgment
· Using multiple types of metal fabrication and hand tools in all positions without damage to adjoining parts.
· Observes radio and hand signals in accordance with railroad rules and regulations.
· Performs other duties as requested or required.
Requirements and Experience:
· High school education or general education development (GED).
· At least 1-year job-related experience; or equivalent of education and experience.
· Ability to pass training and required testing.
· Must be 18 years of age or older.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
· Must have the ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out written and oral instructions.
· Must have the ability to write legibly.
· Must be able to perform duties that require heavy lifting.
· Must be willing to work outdoors in varying weather conditions.
· Must be able to have a flexible work schedule.
· Must have the ability to recognize problems.
· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
· The team member is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and elements, noise, and fumes from gas, oil, and grease.
· Frequently exposed to heights that require fall protection equipment and required to use personal protective equipment as environmental conditions dictate.
Machines, Tools, Special Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment Used:
· Hammers, ratchets, chisel, pry bar, wrenches, and brushes.
· PPE; hard hat, vest, safety glasses, FR clothing, gloves, steel toed boots.
Job Type: Full-time