Railcar Technician
Holland Company - Kansas City, MO

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Railcar Technician

Reports to: Operations Manager Department/Location: Kansas City, MO

Level: 0 Division: M-Bar-D


Safely clean and repair railcars using established procedures at site.

  • Participate in meeting objectives for safety, quality, and profitability
  • Work in safe and efficient manner
  • Follow all safety procedures, including wearing all appropriate PPE
  • Perform railcar cleaning according to established procedures
  • Perform railcar inspections and repairs according to railroad and FRA regulations
  • Assist in maintaining inventories of railcar parts
  • Follow all company and applicable railroad policies and procedures
  • Understand operation of all equipment
  • Conduct preventative maintenance and repair of equipment as required by Site Manager
  • Maintain good housekeeping of equipment and site
  • Maintain good communication with supervisor and customer
  • Be knowledgeable on all rail yards in service areas: schedules, routes, safety rules, and contacts.

  • Standing, walking, bending, twisting, lifting, stooping, and sitting for extended periods are required to perform basic functions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds is regularly required.
  • Willingness to wear PPE (hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, steel toed boots) as needed

  • Exposure to dust from various grain, fertilizer and minerals
  • Exposure to environmental conditions (Sun, Rain, Snow, Wind, Cold)

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Team player
  • Self motivated
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational and paperwork skills
  • Ability to solve practical problems
  • Detail oriented
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Good welding capabilities
  • Must possess a valid drivers license, CDL a plus
  • Knowledge of railroad industry a plus
  • Equipment operating experience (Skidsteer) a plus
  • Must successfully complete and mandatory drug screen and background check

Wage Type: hourly

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