Car Repairman (Welder) - Birmingham, AL


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Birmingham, AL
Contract type: Full time
General Purpose

Responsible 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, and identify AAR/FRA violations when present on railcars.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Able to use cutting torch in all positions without damage to adjoining parts, and complete 5F welding qualification test for pipe.
  • 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 repairs.
  • Keep good record of repairs made.
  • Be able to operate mobile crane, wheel truck and forklift.
  • Work closely with other departments at derailment sites.
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned.
Education and Experience

High school education or general education (GED) or 3 to 6 months job-related experience; or equivalent of education and experience.


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