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Carman (Freight Car Repair) Alliance, NE

Location:Alliance, NE
Salary Range:Compensation based on experience
Benefits:Progress Rail Services offers great benefits package, including skill based pay increases, tuition assistance, 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

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 openings for Carman(Freight Car Repair) at our Repair facility located in Alliance, NE.

  • Repair, rebuild and service railroad freight cars. This is accomplished through the use of hand tools, power tools, cutting torches and welding equipment. Work is of a physical nature and involves kneeling, bending and stooping.
  • Repair Rolling Stock Structural Components. Fasten and assemble car parts by riveting, bolting, welding, and other methods.
  • Remove and Replace Defective Appliances and Components. Remove and replace defective components on rolling stock (trucks, shoes, coupler assemblies, air brake systems).
  • Work With Shop Machines and Tools.  Safely and effectively operate the following; acetylene torches, non-power tools (pliers, wrenches, hammers), power tools (drills, power saws, grinders); electric and gas welding equipment.
  • Practice Safe Work Habits. Understand and follow company and industry safety rules, practices, and procedures, wear prescribed safety apparel; take appropriate action when conditions threaten safety of self or coworkers; ensure equipment and work area are in safe operating condition before starting work.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Unable to consider applicants on probation, parole or diversion program.
  • Must be able to pass post-offer drug test and fitness-for-duty medical review.
  • Must have complete understanding of safe work practices.
  • Basic shop math
  • Ability to read micrometers and work to tight tolerances.
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to read and write English legibly and complete production reports with accuracy.
  • Must be quality oriented and a team player.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Computer skills and excellent organizational skills.
  • Flexibility in shift and schedule and good attendance record.

Essential Job Functions:

  • 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

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

No phone calls

Progress Rail Services is a

Violence and Drug-Free Workplace

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