The general purpose of this position is to remove any residual liquid products from tank cars and dry product from hopper cars and then clean the interiors of the cars. Must ensure 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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs air test bags and removes air bags
Operates impact wrench and pressure washer (under 5,000 psi)
Properly disposes of heal/waste water
Operates unloading devices - commodity removal
Removes hatch covers, outlet gates, and all products from rail cars
Performs other duties as assigned
Experience with mechanical repair of some description and accustom to working with industrial tooling. A plus to have metal fabrication, oxy fuel cutting torch, air arcing and welding experience in tank car repair, freight car repair, rail cleaning, and railcar coating.
Industry knowledge of Safety Rules and MSDS
Industry knowledge of the nomenclature of a railcar
Ability to pay strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to multitask
Watco Companies (WCI) offers a wide-range of railcar services. Subsidiary Watco Transportation Services (WTS) runs 20-plus short-line...