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Railcar Repair Technician

Bucyrus, Ohio - Posted on February 22, 2024
Published By Logan Engel

Trillium Staffing has a Railcar Repair Technician position available in Bucyrus, OH.

Responsible 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.

The schedule is first shift, from 6:00am to 4:30pm, Monday - Thursday (Weekends off!). The starting pay rate is $19.00/hr.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Perform railcar repairs in compliance with FRA and AAR interchange rules
-Conduct pre and post inspection of all assigned railcars
-Comply fully with all safety protocols including in house and OSHA rules, regulations and procedures
-Comply fully with the Company’s quality program by conforming to in-house processes and required AAR and FRA rules and regulations
-Keep work area in a clean and orderly manner to comply with Cathcart Rail, OSHA, and environmental rules and regulations
-Follow written and verbal directions
-Work effectively in a team environment
-Possess a thorough understanding of railcar, components, and/or shop work order
-Understand inventory control
-Assist in disassembly of damaged railcars
-Perform repairs such as, but not limited to, basic mechanics, grinding, and touch-up painting and decaling on various types of railcars or tank cars as required
-Set up and operate various hand and power tools such as, but not limited to, air arc, plasma cutting, Huck and welding machines and processes, and oxyfuel operation in heating and cutting processes
-Perform interior railcar cleaning
-Complete documented training to set up and operate or drive equipment such as, but not limited to: forklift, man-lift, crane, backhoe, skid loader, hoist, or hydraulic boom
-Meet the requirements of AWS D15.1 for freight cars utilizing GMAW (Hardwire), FCAW (Flux Core), and/or SMAW (Stick) welding on carbon steel as well as our internal welding technology training and examination

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-High-school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
-Prior experience as a Carman or Railcar Repair Technician highly desirable
-Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals and blueprints
-Must possess basic mechanical knowledge and experience with hand & power tools, including heavier air and electric powered tools and cutting torches
-Must enjoy outdoor, physical, hands on work with frequent standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, pushing, pulling and lifting required
-Certified E7018 welder preferred
-Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence and speak and communicate effectively
-Must possess basic math skills and work and understand simple mathematical concepts
-Must possess reasoning ability to solve practical problems
-Must be able to fully pass the fitness-for-duty examination, pre-employment physical, and pre-employment and random drug and alcohol screenings

Trillium has been recruiting and placing professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees and an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of quality and skilled professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Trillium offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes the ability to participate in health insurance and retirement plans, paid holidays, state required leave, and vacation days. Trillium’s offerings are dependent on the state in which the assignment is located, length of time worked, and may change depending on assignment. Benefit packages for direct hire placements vary based on the client company.

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