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Railcar Repair Technician - Drop Table

Company: Cathcart Rail
Location: Grand Island
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Come for a picnic lunch, stay for the Job Fair!On-site interviews, shop tours, and offers on the spot!$1,500 sign-on bonus! Dates: Tuesday, September 19 & Wednesday, September 20Time: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PMLocation: 1209 South Alda Road, Grand Island, NE 68803 We're hiring for 2 facilities, Grand Island & Hastings. Hiring:Railcar Repair Tech - Grand Island Drop Table

  • Day and Night Shift Available
  • Pay: $23.00-$31.00 /hourResponsible for the repair of various types of railcars and/or tank cars. Incumbents will use mechanical skills to safely inspect and repair railcars to industry and customer specifications. A limited number of trainee positions are available but we generally seek candidates with rail industry or other industrial experience, including welding and mechanical assembly. We offer sign-on/retention bonuses, payable over the first 12 months of employment and a competitive pay scale, based on relevant skills and experience.QualificationsHigh-school diploma or general education degree (GED) requiredPrior experience as a Carman or Railcar Repair Technician highly desirableMust be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals and blueprintsMust possess basic mechanical knowledge and experience with hand & power tools, including heavier air and electric-powered tools and cutting torchesMust enjoy outdoor, physical, hands-on work with frequent standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, pushing, pulling and lifting requiredCertified E7018 welder preferredMust be able to write routine reports and correspondence and speak and communicate effectivelyMust possess basic math skills and work and understand simple mathematical conceptsMust possess reasoning ability to solve practical problemsMust be able to fully pass the fitness-for-duty examination, pre-employment physical, and pre-employment and random drug and alcohol screeningsPhysical Demands & Work EnvironmentWith 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. The environment requires working in close proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, in high and low precarious places, as well as in confined spaces.The work type is best described as heavy, hands-on mechanical work. Work is very physical, and without proper work planning can result in out-of-position pushing, pulling, and lifting. Proper body mechanics, positioning, and lifting techniques can be very important. Employees are urged to seek help when needed with heavier tasks and to use lifting equipment when and where necessary. The positioning of the work being performed can change very frequently.Various heavier air and electric-powered tools such as car jacks, impact wrenches, and grinders are used daily. Work also requires frequent use of hand wrenches, hammers, chisels, socket wrenches, and ladders. Cutting torches are also used with welding equipment upon qualification of the employee.Climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, smelling, and visual acuity, with color and depth perceptionAbility to work in a confined spaceRequired to use personal protective equipment as environmental conditions dictateAbout Us:Cathcart Rail is proud to operate the largest railcar services network in the industry, encompassing 18 large railcar repair facilities and more than 75 field service locations, in addition to a rail services division that operates three short-line railroads and a dozen contract switching and transloading sites.We welcome all applicants who are interested in being a vital part of the national freight rail industry.Benefits:
    401(k)401(k) matchingDental InsuranceHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insurancePaid time offReferral programVision insurance Associated topics: automotive, breakdown, calibrate, machine maintenance, machine repair, maintenance mechanic, millwright, repair, service technician, upgrade

Keywords: Cathcart Rail, Grand Island , Railcar Repair Technician - Drop Table, Engineering , Grand Island, Nebraska

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