Car Repair Foreman
Supervisory Responsibility for rail car inspection and maintenance in accordance with FRA and AAR Regulations.
Must re-rail cars and provide estimate damages at derailment sites, 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 operate fork lift and work closely with other departments at derailment sites.
May be asked to perform other duties as requested or required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Able to use cutting torch in all positions without damage to adjoining parts, and complete 3G welding qualification test for arc welding
Ensures 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
Keep good record of repairs made
Be able to operate mobile crane, wheel
Work closely with other departments at derailment sites
Performs other duties that may be assigned
Must be able to climb and balance well enough to climb ladders and/or cars 10% of time
Must be able to stand walk 100% of time
Must be able to hear well enough to distinguish warning sounds or verbal instructions above loud noises 100% of time
Must be able to reach with hands and arms and or use fingers to feel handle 100% of time
Must be able to stoop, bend, kneel, and lift at all times
The employee is regularly required to exert up to 75 pounds of force; and/or up to 100 pounds of force frequently and in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to loud noise, moving machinery parts, outdoor weather conditions and elements, airborne particles and fumes from gas, oil, and grease, welding arcs: and/or frequently exposed burns.
• Must have 1 year minimum of proven supervisory experience with positive results in safety, team building, obtaining production goals, communication and continuous improvement.
• Superior documentation skills.
• Experience in training employees to be part of the team & cross training.
• Must have a stable work history.
• Must pass drug screen
Also, out of area candidates will be provided with relocation assistance.
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.