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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Burner in Portland, Oregon

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.


Operate plasma and/or gas burning machines to make parts for railcar or marine production

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate burning machines, track-burners, and hand torches

  • Check parts for quality of burn and correct dimensions

  • Must be able to use a tape measure and possess good math skills

  • Keep paperwork in order

  • Help in landing plates on the tables and in unloading parts

  • Keep work area clean


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Familiarity with adjustable wrenches, tip cleaners, pry bars, hammers, hand magnets, jib hoists, tape measures, plus various specialty hand tools.



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)


Sit: F

Stand: C

Walk: C

Bend: F

Kneel/Squat: F

Crawl: N

Climb: F

Reach Forward: F

Reach Upward: F

Handling/Fingering: F

Push / Pull

12 lbs. or less: O

13- 25 lbs.: O

26 -50 lbs.: O

51-100 lbs.: O

Lift / Carry

1-11: O

11-20 lbs.: F

21-50 lbs.: O

50-75lbs.: N

76 -100: N

Working Conditions

  • Work overtime as required (varies, may require some weekend days)

  • Work around traffic and heavy manufacturing equipment

  • Work at heights on scaffolding and ladders, in dim-lit areas, on slippery or uneven surfaces

  • Exposure to heat, cold, noise, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, toxic chemicals, and inclement weather conditions

  • The burning alley is covered but is still subject to temperature extremes.

Safety Equipment Required


*Eye protection

*Hearing protection

*Steel Toed Shoes

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, LLC

Functional Group: Production

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