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Carman - Portland, OR

Location:Portland, OR
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:  Progress Rail Services Corporation, a Caterpillar Company and a leading provider of services to the Railroad industry in the US, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil, has an immediate opening for a Carman position (Mechanical Inspection and Repair of Railcars) at our Portland, Oregon Intermodal Ramp location.
Duties: 

•·         Inspection and repair of railcars in accordance with FRA and AAR requirements. On-the-job training provided.

•·         Repairs include removal, fabrication, and replacement of railcar parts and components.

•·         Provide support in all areas of ramp operations. 

•·         Other duties as assigned by supervision.

 

Qualifications: 

•·         Minimum of 6 months mechanical experience using small hand tools or formal training in a mechanical skills program or combination thereof.

•·         Stick welding preferred but not required.

•·         Must have and maintain a valid Drivers License.

•·         Work schedule may vary and is subject to change.

•·         Must be available to work any shift assigned...day, nights, holidays or combination thereof.

•·         Must be able to pass a 7 year criminal history review including misdemeanors and felonies.

•·         Unable to consider applicants on probation, parole or diversion program.

•·         Must be able to pass drug test and Fitness-for-Duty Medical Review.

•·         Physically demanding work and involves frequent bending, kneeling, stooping, lifting, climbing and walking on gravel and other uneven surfaces.

•·         Must work outside in all types of weather conditions (rain, sleet, snow, wind, dust, extreme heat/cold).

•·         Ability to read precision gauges and instruments.

•·         Ability to read and understand mechanical maintenance manuals.

•·         Ability to perform related mechanical inspections and repairs.

 

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Drug-Free Workplace



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