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Freight Car Repairer - Bellevue, Oh 2024 - Bellevue, Ohio

Posted by Norfolk Southern Corporation

Bellevue, Ohio
Posted Date: 2024-04-02 14:55:39

Requisition 37057: Freight Car Repairer - Bellevue, OH 2024 #LI-CC1 Job Description Work shall consist of rail car repairing, inspection, and maintenance in accordance with federal and AAR regulations. Primary Responsibilities -Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety and operations -Inspect car components for compliance with AAR and FRA standards. -Obtain information from computer regarding car components, destination, lading, and repair records and/or to file data such as repair information, bad orders, and car releases. -Able to proficiently use cutting torch in all positions. -Must qualify in SMAW and FCAW welding processes that include 2F, 3F and 4F positions. -Operate forklifts, light cranes, and car moving equipment. -Operate various vehicles, maybe required to obtain CDL for operation of Locomotive Service truck. -Rerail cars and locomotives by using rerailing equipment and perform other work associated with wreck service on the railroad. -Straighten, fabricate, and replace steel parts such as: grab irons, handholds, ladders, ladder brackets, and sill steps. -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. Job Requirements -Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries -Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, or safety-toe boots -Complete annual training and pass safety rules examinations -Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol -Must pass all required assessments -Must pass a background screening -This position is governed by a union agreement and membership is required -Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including a drug test Additional Information Physical Requirements -Heavy work, lifting to 50 pounds occasionally -Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb -Walk long distances over uneven terrain -Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection -Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis Skills and Abilities -Understand oral and written communication -Problem solving and troubleshooting skills -Provide clear instructions and directions -Mechanical aptitude Minimum Qualifications -18 years of age or older -High school diploma or GED -Mechanical experience Preferred Qualifications -One or more years of welding and fabrication experience -Carman apprenticeship -Veterans and transitioning service members are encouraged to apply.
Military roles that often transition well to this position (but not limited to): 2141, 91B, 91H and heavy equipment mechanics are encouraged to apply. Training Travel for paid training to McDonough, GA.
Freight Car Repairers will complete 1 week of Mechanical Safety Orientation and 6 weeks of craft specific training concerning welding and fabrication.
Norfolk Southern will reimburse travel and pay for lodging as required per union agreement. Compensation Data Benefits -Company Benefits - Eligible 1st day of second month after hire (during training) -80/20 plan for employee, spouse, and eligible dependents -Union Benefits -Medical (Managed or 85/15 Plan) -$20K Life Insurance -401 (K) First Day of Employment -After 1st year of service: Eligible for Dental / Vision Rate of Pay -1st 40 Working Days: $18.81 (50% of Full rate) -Next 204 Working Days: $28.21 (75% of Full rate) -Next 244 Working Days: $30.09 (80% of Full rate) -After 2 Years/488 Working Days: $37.62 (100% of Full Rate) Work Conditions Working hours will include shift work over all 3 shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Shifts are assigned/awarded by seniority.
The work environment is a

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