Job Information

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Network Trainer in Omaha, Nebraska

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 innovation and engineering expertise pairs with our capacity to build and repair freight transportation equipment. This allows us to provide an unrivaled level of service to our customers across the Americas, Europe and countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Greenbrier also provides asset management services and a unique railcar leasing syndication platform that brings us into contact with the world's leading fixed asset investors.

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 and positively impact the world around us.


This position is to provide training to new employees which will give them all the tools needed to be successful within GRS maintenance facilities. This training is critical to enable GRS to supply the railroad industry with product and services which are safe, compliant, and preferred by our customers.

  • travel as required

The Network Trainer reports to the Directory of Assurance for GRS. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Provide onsite support as required for training of new employees.

  • Support the development of the overall GRS training program.

  • Safely lead a team of inexperienced employees throughout the entire railcar repair process.

  • Analyze trainees for effectiveness of training and provide trainees further support as needed.

  • Support and mentor GRS maintenance workers on multiple levels across the network.

  • Prepare training material and classroom agenda to support training sessions

  • Conduct presentations and give exams to judge effectiveness of training.

  • Assist in the creation of instructor materials inclusive of step by step written instruction to be provided to employees in classroom and hands on application.

  • Safely provide hands on railcar repair training in a heavy industrial setting with a focus on skills such as torching, grinding, welding, and gouging.

  • Work with Plant Managers on scheduling training need at each site.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to speak, in a public setting with strong communication skills and confidence.

  • Broad knowledge of railcar repair is required, and knowledge of railcar manufacturing is a plus.

  • Extensive knowledge of FRA and AAR regulations regarding to the repair and maintenance of railcars is required

  • Ability to help others learn in a high energy enthusiastic manner.

  • Identify training needs and schedule appropriately.

  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Continuously enhance training, instructions, and delivery of presentation.

  • Promote safety, quality, and customer satisfaction throughout the training process.

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, SmartSheet, and Teams is a plus.

  • Ability to read and write English at a high school level.

  • Work in hot and cold environment, in and out of the weather, work safely around heavy equipment, and on top of and under railcars, as well as around railroad tracks.

  • Knowledge of machines and tools required to weld, cut, and gouge.

  • Perform/ prioritize multiple tasks with attention to details.

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including but not limited to steel toed boots, eye protection, ear plugs, gloves, hot work PPE, and fall protection.

Experience & Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred but not required.

  • Minimum 5 years of railcar repair including hands on.


Reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary.


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)

Physical Abilities


Reach Above Shoulder: O

Walk: O

Climb: O

Sit: F

Crawl: N

Handling/Fingering: O

Squat/Kneel: O

Reach Outward: O

Bend: O

Lift / Carry

10 lbs. or less: O

11: 20 lbs.: O

21: 50 lbs.: O

51: 100 lbs.: N

Push / Pull

12 lbs. or less: O

13: 25 lbs.: O

26: 40 lbs.: O

41: 100 lbs.:N

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 hot/cold, wet/humid, dry/arid, and dusty conditions. May be frequently exposed to heights that require the use of fall protection equipment. All 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: Quality/Safety

EOE including Disability/Veteran