Welder/Rail Car Repair-Mechanical - Coffeyville, KS
Job Description



Responsible for rail car repair and maintenance in accordance with FRA and AAR Regulations. Estimate damages on railcars and make out billing repair cards in compliance with AAR office manual, identify AAR/FRA violations when present on railcars. This is accomplished by performing all or any combination of the following duties: Have ability to use cutting torch in all positions without damage to adjoining parts, and complete 3G welding qualification test for arc welding. Must insure that all company guidelines are met, and that all safety rules are followed when performing duties. In addition, must be able to read and understand blueprints, make car repairs in compliance with FRA & AAR rules and keep good repair records. Should be able to perform foreign car repairs, as well as fleet car repairs. Must possess ability to operate fork lift if necessary and work closely with other departments (Inspection, Customer Service, Billing). May be asked to perform other duties as requested or required.










Job Requirements



Able to use cutting torch in all positions with out damage to adjoining parts, and complete 3G welding qualification test for arc welding.



Must be capable of passing weld test  2-G,  3-G,   4-G,  In both FCAW and  SMAW. 


Ensure that all federal requirements and company guidelines are met, and that all safety rules are followed when performing duties. Able to read and understand blue prints. Able to perform foreign car repairs as well as fleet car repairs.

Complies with FRA & AAR rules when making car repairs.

Keep good record of repairs made.

Be able to operate mobile crane, wheel truck and forklift if required.

Work closely with other departments at derailment sites. Performs other duties that may be assigned. High school


Company Overview

Watco Companies will provide the best transportation related services to our customers in the most efficient and economical manner possible. We will provide an environment that allows our companies and our people to improve and grow, passing on to future generations a company with an outstanding reputation for customer service, profitability and quality.


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