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Carman (Freight Car Repair) Alliance, NE

Location:Alliance, NE
Salary Range:Compensation based on experience
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Non-Exempt
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
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 openings for Carman(Freight Car Repair) at our Repair facility located in Alliance, NE.

Duties:
  • 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.
Qualifications:
  • 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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