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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Maintenance Mechanic in Cleburne, Texas

Cutting-edge industrial technology meets grit, integrity and passion.

At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services, powering the movement of products around the world. Greenbrier's heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization.


The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for diagnosing equipment: electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical problems by making adjustments and repairs on building and production equipment as needed. This position will break equipment down and replace, adjust or repair parts as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

*Strong troubleshooting abilities including proficiency in rapid problem diagnoses in PLC's, AC/DC drives and motors, servo drives, electronic instrumentation, discrete logic controls as well as hydraulic and pneumatic controls.

*Use equipment as needed: welder, cutting torch and shop equipment to fabricate or repair defective parts as appropriate.

*Use precision measuring instruments to check tooling and parts.

*Operate forklift as needed.

*Assist with production set up and production movement.

*Maintain adequate supply of parts to service and maintain equipment.

*Maintain and report records of maintenance performed and parts used.

*Conduct safety and maintenance checks of building and production equipment and document checks and supply information to management.

*Conduct performance checks of equipment based on PM service requirements and maintain records of checks.

*Maintain forklifts and make repairs as needed. Maintain service agreements on larger repair needs on forklift fleet.

*Install new equipment as needed as well as breakdown, move and set up existing equipment as needed.

*Follow all safety rules and keep work area clean and in an orderly condition.

*Inventory and maintain equipment and tools used by the maintenance department.

*Run and or route electrical and gas lines as needed.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The individual will possess the following knowledge, characteristics, skills and/or abilities:

*Strong troubleshooting abilities for hydraulic and pneumatic tools.

*Knowledge of power distribution systems.

*Ability to read blueprints and schematics.

*Strong communication skills, be highly motivated, persistent and dedicated

*Must be able to accommodate on-call responsibilities and work overtime when needed to support production staff.

*Knowledge of power distribution systems.

*Knowledge of predictive maintenance techniques/instrumentation.

*Knowledge of National Electrical Codes.

*Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

Education and Experience

*Five or more years' experience in electrical/mechanical maintenance field.

*Welding experience.

*Fabrication experience.

*Experience working and understanding OSHA regulations.



N (Not Applicable): Activity is not applicable to this occupation

O (Occasionally): Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day)

F (Frequently): Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 -- 5.5+ hours/day)

C (Constantly): Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day)


Stand: C

Walk: C

Sit: F

Handling/Fingering: F

Reach Outward: F

Reach Above Shoulder: F

Climb: O

Crawl: O

Squat/Kneel: O

Bend: O


12 lbs or less: F

13-25 lbs: F

26-40 lbs: O

41-100 lbs: O


10lbs or less: F

11-20 lbs: O

21-50 lbs: O

51-100 lbs: O

Working Conditions

*With the exception of clerical, administrative, and some management positions, which require indoor work, the physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, dry/arid and dusty conditions. Employees are required to use personal protective equipment as environmental conditions dictate.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Company: Gunderson Rail Services, LLC

Functional Group: Production

EOE including Disability/Veteran