Welder
Location: Kennett, MO
Workplace Type: Onsite

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Summary

The Welder 1 position is responsible for performing quality welding of parts and fixtures in the railcar manufacturing process. This position performs manual or semi-automatic welding processes to assemble parts or attach fixtures to a railcar using various equipment such as welding machines, torches and hand tools.

Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform the following essential duties satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned to address business needs and changing business practices.

  • Fits, aligns and clamps railcar parts, usually in jigs and fixtures, to prepare for welding steel.

  • Cleans and preps surface area to be welded using a grinder or other hand tools designated for the job.

  • Performs manual or semi-automatic arc welding of railcar parts, sub-assemblies, and assemblies on a bench, floor, or assembly line.

  • Follows weld procedures outlined in Standard Operating Procedures by preheating work, maintaining heat and speed of travel to assure penetration and weld bead size, grinding work incidental welding, and removing slag.

  • Visually inspects welds, repairs defective welds, and performs minor repairs to welding equipment.

  • Performs occasional air, arc or flame cutting to repair defective welds.

  • Ensures that safety and housekeeping standards are met and maintained.

Qualifications

The following generally describes requirements to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

  • Ability to work independently or with a team

  • Ability to complete and pass weld qualifications testing after attending company provided weld training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Experience using a manual or semi-automatic arc welder

  • Experience operating a forklift or overhead crane

  • Experience working in a a production environment

  • Ability to learn to operate a forklift and overhead crane and complete certifications required through company training.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

Work Environment

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.

This job is in a production facility where the physical environment requires the employee to work in heat/cold, wet/humid, dry/arid, dusty conditions, noise, moving machinery and trip hazards.

Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment as environmental conditions dictate, including but not limited to the following:

  • Hard Hat

  • Hearing Protection

  • Composite Toe Safety Shoes

  • Harness/lanyard

Employee may be required to perform work at heights above four feet or within confined spaces.

Some work areas may require the use of a respirator while working. Employees working in these areas must be able to pass a respirator fit test and be clean-shaven while wearing a respirator.

Physical Activities and Requirements

Frequency Key

Not Applicable: Activity is not applicable to this occupation

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

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

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

Working Postures

  • Sit: Occasionally

  • Walk: Frequently

  • Bend: Occasionally

  • Kneel/Squat: Occasionally

  • Crawl: Occasionally

  • Climb: Occasionally

  • Reach Forward: Occasionally

  • Reach Upward: Frequently

  • Handling/Fingering: Occasionally

Lift / Carry Requirements

  • 5-10 lbs: Occasionally

  • 10-25 lbs: Occasionally

  • 25-50 lbs: Occasionally

  • 50-75 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 75+ lbs: Not Applicable

Push / Pull Requirements

  • Less than 10 lbs: Occasionally

  • 10-25 lbs: Occasionally

  • 25-50 lbs: Occasionally

  • 50-75 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 75+ lbs: Not Applicable

EOE including Vet/Disability

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Job Locations US-MO-Kennett

ID 2024-3021

Company Greenbrier Central, LLC

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Production

Workplace Type Onsite

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