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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Machine Operator, Lvl C in Lewistown, Pennsylvania

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.


Machinists and CNC Operators are responsible for operating machines within the machine shop to produce parts to dimensional tolerances called out on CAD drawings. They shall need to know how to select feeds and speeds based on alloy type to obtain the best cutting conditions which produce the longest tool life.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Use shop machines to produce production parts to print requirements.

  • Use calipers, micrometers, or other types of measurement devices to check part dimensions.

  • Read print drawings and check part dimensions against print tolerances.

  • Use shop machines to produce tooling, fixtures, or other parts as assigned.

  • Maximize tool life.

  • Maintain equipment in clean, good working order.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned by the Production Manager, or Plant Manager.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Use Understand basic machine operation.

  • Able to read print drawings.

  • Attention to detail in all work aspects.

  • Able to use a caliper, micrometer, and tape measure.

  • Know how to determine speed and feed rates.

  • Required ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Excellent judgment and decision making Skills

  • Ability to write clearly and concisely.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all employees.

  • Ability to operate successfully multiple facility machines including at least three mid-level skilled machinery.

  • Goal-oriented.



N (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable.

O (Occasionally) - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time

F (Frequently) - Occupation requires this activity 50% of the time

C (Constantly) - Occupation requires this activity 66%+ of the time


Stand: C

Walk: F

Sit: O

Handling/Fingering: C

Reach Outward: C

Reach Above Shoulder: F

Climb: O

Crawl: O

Squat or Kneel: F

Bend: F

Push / Pull

12 lbs or less: F

13-25 lbs: F

26-40 lbs: O

41-100 lbs: O

Lift / Carry

10 lbs or less: F

11-20 lbs: F

21-50 lbs: O

51-100 lbs: O

Over 100 lbs: O

Working Conditions

  • Overtime required.

  • Heavy industrial equipment used.

  • Stress to reach manufacturing goals.

*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/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled