The general purpose of this position is responsible for the removal, tagging for identification for later reapplication, tank car product and pressure relief valves. The Valve Tech must have the ability to test a magnetic gauging device (B612) and determine if it is correctly engaged, list the different angle valves used to rebuild pressure cars and list ultrasonic thickness testing as a separate line item.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Attends valve/gasket class - VSP and HM201 Training
Operates a burn torch while wearing all personal protective equipment
Calibrates and logs the use of the torque wrench
Performs low pressure bubble leak test
Drills and taps holes and disassembles valves
Tests confined space and completes Confined Space Permit
Operates Bead Blaster
Cleans parts and components of various equipment
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 knowledge
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...