Rail Welding-InTrack Mobile Equipment Operator
|Location:||Kansas City, MO|
|Salary Range:||Commensurate with Experience |
|Benefits:||Progress Rail Services offers great benefits package, including Low-Cost BC/BS Medical Plan, Dental Plan, a Rx/Prescription Plan, a 401(k) Plan with Company-Matching, Paid Vacation and Holidays, Life Insurance and other noteworthy benefits are available.|
|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, seeks an In-Track Mobile Equipment Operator for its Chemetron Rail Welding division located in Kansas City, MO. |
|Duties:||The successful candidate will work primarily over the road and assist with daily in-track welding functions. Capable of performing job duties in a safe and professional manner. No prior welding experience required. Must have the ability to read precision instruments and gauges with a background in heavy mechanical/electrical machines and equipment. Perform QA inspections as required. Candidate must be able to lift 50lbs. Candidate will assist in making welds, move jack stands into place prior to making welds, clean and remove ballast rocks in work area, assist in vehicle maintenance and cleaning, assist in truck movement while on track from work site to work site, grind welds as needed. Must be able to work all weather conditions.|
The successful candidate will have a valid Drivers license and ability to obtain a class A-CDL, valid passport preferred, clean driving record, ability to travel 95% over the road throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico working with a mobile welding crew. Meals and lodging furnished while working over the road. High School Diploma/GED Required.
- Basic computer skills
- Good verbal and written communications skills
- Ability to communicate with all levels of employees andcustomers. Fill out and organize work reports.
- Must be able to travel 95% of time
- Must have a valid drivers license and ability to obtain a class-A CDL
- Valid Passport Preferred
- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Pre-employment drug screen and criminal record check along with ongoing random drug screen is a condition of employment.
Equal Opportunity Employer -M/F/D/V
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