Inspector
Location: Kennewick, WA
Workplace Type: Onsite

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At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) is powering the movement of products around the world as a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail transportation equipment and services.

Greenbrier’s heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization. We structure our business to support teams that deliver innovative solutions for our customers while positively impacting the world around us.

Greenbrier’s success begins with people. We believe in supporting our global workforce through our unwavering attention to Safety, Quality, Respect for People and Customer Satisfaction. Our IDEAL commitment is rooted in these values, which promotes Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Leadership, creating a culture where employees are fulfilled and feel good about coming to work every day. A diverse, qualified, and engaged talent base is the key to our success.

Summary

The Inspector is responsible for the inspection of railcar and railcar components, and creating accurate repair estimates, billing statements, and reports to facilitate maintenance and qualification of railcars and railcar components. The Inspector is also responsible for ensuring inspection and maintenance is conducted in a safe and quality manner.

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.

  • Performs thorough inspection of railcars and railcar components.

  • Maintains current knowledge of government, industry (Federal Railroad Administration & The Association of American Railroads), customer, and company policies, procedures, and work instructions.

  • Inspects and ensures workmanship meets government, industry, customer, and company quality requirements.

  • Inputs estimates for maintenance, qualifications, and alterations into computer estimate system.

  • Participates in root-cause investigations, and corrective and preventative actions to prevent recurrence.

Qualifications

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficient in the interpretation of drawings and specification, including weld and nondestructive testing symbols.

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing, with customers and at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships

  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.

  • Ability to drive results through leadership and team performance

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including steel toed boots, goggles, ear plugs, gloves.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of railcar experience.

  • Proficient with the American Association of Railroads (AAR) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) industry and customer requirements.

  • NDT Level II in VT, MT, PT, UT, LT, IR; AWS CWI

  • Proficient in computer software applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Visio, Intelex, Entrust, and Syspro

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.

With the exception of clerical, administrative, and some management positions, the physical environment requires the employee to work in hot and cold environments, in and out of the weather, work safely around heavy equipment and on top of and under railcars, as well as around railroad tracks. Employees are required to use personal protective equipment such as steel toe boots, hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, welding and grinding shields, etc. or as environmental conditions dictate.

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: Frequently

  • Stand: Frequently

  • Walk: Frequently

  • Bend: Occasionally

  • Kneel/Squat: Occasionally

  • Crawl: Occasionally

  • Climb: Occasionally

  • Reach Forward: Constantly

  • Reach Upward: Occasionally

  • Handling/Fingering: Constantly

Lift / Carry Requirements

  • 5-10 lbs: Frequently

  • 10-25 lbs: Occasionally

  • 25-50 lbs: Occasionally

  • 50-75 lbs: Not Applicable

  • 75+ lbs: Not Applicable

Push / Pull Requirements

  • Less 10 lbs: Frequently

  • 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-WA-Kennewick

ID 2024-2984

Company Gunderson Rail Services, LLC

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Production

Additional Information $30.50 - $31.50 Hourly Salary Range. Company offers: Medical, Dental & Vision, Paid Holidays, PTO, Life Insurance, STD & LTD, 401(K) and Company match on the 401(K)

Workplace Type Onsite

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Current Greenbrier Temps: Use the Applicant link above and apply using your personal email address listed in ADP.

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Current Greenbrier Employees with GBRX Email Account: Apply as an Employee and log in using your GBRX email account.

Current Greenbrier Employees without GBRX Email Account: Apply as an Employee and log in using your email address listed in ADP.

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