Railcar Repairman / Welder

Location: Neodesha, Kansas (US-KS) 66757
Start Rate: $16.49 an hour + shift differential for any hours worked on 3rd shift
Shift: 3rd shift
Summary Description
The general purpose of this position is responsible all aspects of railcar repair and maintenance. The person must be able to read and understand blueprints, make car repairs in compliance with FRA & AAR rules and keep good repair records. Ensure all company guidelines are met and all safety rules are followed when performing duties
Duties and Responsibilities
The essential duties and responsibilities are listed below. Other duties may be assigned.
Interpret job work orders to perform required railcar repairs; the focus is providing a complete, accurate, realistic and timely repair to our customer.
Coordinate and complete repairs in an efficient manner and within assigned hours
Notify supervisor of any materials and/or equipment required to ensure completion of job tasks
Interact with crew members in a team environment, as well as with supervisor
Follow all safety rules, keep work area clean and comply with all WMS Environmental Health and Safety Policies
Ensure AAR, WMS and customer quality assurance standards are met
Any other duties as assigned such special projects
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to read and write English at a high school level
Work in hot and cold environment, in and out of the weather; work safely around heavy equipment and on top of and under railcars, as well as around railroad tracks.
Demonstrate basic mechanical skills
Basic knowledge of tools used to weld, cut and torch metal
Ability to pass a D15.1 or M1002 weld test which includes a horizontal, vertical, and overhead weld
Perform/ prioritize multiple tasks with attention to details.
Ability to independently establish work tasks in order to successfully meet expectations.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions including basic blue prints and schematics.
Basic mechanical skills and the ability to read a tape measure
Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including but not limited to steel toed boots, eye protection, ear plugs, gloves, hot work PPE, and fall protection.
Physical Demands
N (Not Applicable): Activity is not applicable to this occupation
O (Occasionally): Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day)
F (Frequently): Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 -- 5.5+ hours/day)
C (Constantly): Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day)
Stand -- F
Reach Above Shoulder -- F
Walk -- C
Climb -- F
12 lbs. or less -- F
10 lbs. or less -- F
Sit -- O
Crawl -- F
13 -- 25 lbs. -- F
11 -- 20 lbs. -- F
Handling/Fingering -- F
Squat/Kneel -- F
26 -- 40 lbs. -- F
21 -- 50 lbs. - O
Reach Outward -- F
Bend -- F
41 -- 100 lbs. O
51 -- 100 lbs. -- O
Working Conditions
With the exception of clerical, administrative, and some management positions, which require indoor work, the physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, dry/arid and dusty conditions. May be frequently exposed to heights that require the use of fall protection equipment. Team members are required to use personal protective equipment as environmental conditions dictate.

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