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Car Repairman- Wichita, KS
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Category: Transportation
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Job code: lhw-e0-90673389

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
  Distance to work:   ? miles
       
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Car Repairman- Wichita, KS
Description





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, 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 5F welding qualification test for pipe. 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.







Requirements







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.


+ 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.





Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The team member is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and elements, noise, and fumes from gas, oil, and grease.













PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS




Frequency Scale


Strength


Work Pattern




N = Never


Sedentary


Full-time




S = Seldom (1-10 %, up to 48 min)


Light


Part-time




O = Occasional (11-33%, 48 min. - 2 hr 25 min)


Medium


Seasonal




F = Frequent (34-66%, 2 hr 26 min - 5 hr 35 min)


Heavy


8-10


Hours Per Day




C = Constant (67-100%, more than 5 hr 35 min)


Very Heavy


5


Days Per Week









PHYSICAL DEMANDS


FREQUENCY


ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION







N


S


O


F


C







Sitting






X








Driving




Standing











X





Working around cars - on and off cars




Walking











X





Working in mobile areas - inspecting









Lifting


Floor - waist


N


S


O


F


C


lbs.


Up to 50 lbs.











X







Lifting


Waist-shoulder


N


S


O


F


C


lbs.


51- 85 lbs.







X











Lifting


Above shoulder


N


S


O


F


C


lbs.


51- 85 lbs.













X





lbs


15 lbs.




Carry


(Dist.)


N


S


O


F


C


lbs.


Up to 50 lbs.











X







Pushing/


Pulling


N


S


O


F


C



Up to 75 lbs.










X








lbs. force





























N


S


O


F


C







Climbing











X





On and off railcars for repair




Balancing









X





On and off railcars for repair




Stooping / Bending











X



On and off railcars for repair




Twisting*











X



On and off railcars for repair




Squatting / Kneeling









X





On and off railcars for repair




Crawling









X





On and off railcars for repair




Foot Controls






X








Driving truck and equipment


















N


S


O


F


C







Reaching Forward


(Level) Below Waist


Above Shoulder









X



















X




















X
















Handle/Grasp











X













Fine Finger Manipulation









X













Hand Controls









X













Repetitive Motion











X





Body part:


Upper torso


Cycles/hr.








Vibratory Tasks











X


































N


S


O


F


C







Talking












X







Hearing














X












Hearing/Visual:




Baseline hearing/vision exam


DOT exams as required









ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS


FREQUENCY





ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS


FREQUENCY







N


S


O


F


C





N


S


O


F


C




Exposure to Weather











X



Noise Intensity








X










Extreme Cold











X





Atmospheric Conditions











X







Extreme Hot









X





Exposed Heights








X










Wet and / or Humidity









X





Exposure to Electricity






X










Proximity to Moving Mechanical Parts






X








Exposure to Toxic / Caustic Chemicals





X






















Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by team members assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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