The person in this position builds, rebuilds, repairs, and inspects railway cars according to AAR, FRA, and company regulations. He or she uses hand tools, power tools, and other measuring equipment required in the performance of duties.
•Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration
•Inspect car components for compliance with AAR, FRA, and company standards
•Perform maintenance activity, both scheduled and on-demand, including air brake tests
•Repair, remove, or replace defective components such as wheels, safety appliances, truck and brake equipment, couplers, yokes, draft gears, and air brake valves; weld broken parts or secure new parts
•Prepare numerous written reports and forms, including bad-order forms, car-repair billing forms, and dimensional-loading forms; prepare record of car repairs for monthly billing process
•Perform rerailing and repair activities; make emergency and other repairs within yard limits, on the road, and at industrial sites
•Repair, remove, or replace components with the use of jacks, blocks, cutting and heating torches, and other hand tools
•Inspect, measure, and secure lading in open-top cars
•Operate forklifts, light cranes, and car-moving equipment
•Assist with other projects and perform other duties as assigned
REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
•Two years of related work experience required
•Ability to lift up to one hundred pounds
•Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
•Ability to work outside in all weather conditions, in confined spaces, and at elevated heights
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR CREDENTIALS:
•High school diploma or GED
•At least eighteen years of age
•Valid driver’s license; CDL preferred
•Four-year journeyman carman preferred
This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.