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The Laborer Production, Associate assists in disassembly of cushioning units, snubbers, or yokes while complying with and following all work instructions, safety and quality requirements, and ensuring all company guidelines and safety rules are followed when performing duties.
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.
Complies with The Association of American Railroads regulations, quality assurance standards, and Greenbrier Rail Services Environmental Health and Safety policies
Disassembles and reassembles cushioning units, snubbers, or yokes
Performs assigned tasks under the direction of Supervisor and notifies Supervisor of materials and equipment needed to complete job tasks
Interacts with Supervisor and crew members in a team environment
Complies with special processes assigned, based on work orders
The following generally describes requirements to successfully perform the assigned duties.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks while ensuring attention to detail.
Ability to use hand tools and power tools such as hammers, tape measure, screwdrivers, wrenches, and die grinder, impact, and cut off wheel
Ability to work and communicate within a team setting
- One + years’ work experience in a manufacturing environment
Work Environment and Physical Requirements
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.
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
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)
Reach Forward: Frequently
Reach Upward: Frequently
Lift / Carry Requirements
5-10 lbs: Frequently
10-25 lbs: Frequently
25-50 lbs: Frequently
50-75 lbs: Not Applicable
75 > lbs: Not Applicable
Push / Pull Requirements
< 10 lbs: Frequently 10-25 lbs: Frequently 25-50 lbs: Frequently 50-75 lbs: Not Applicable 75 > lbs: Not Applicable
EOE including Vet/Disability
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Company Gunderson Rail Services, LLC
Location Red Oak, IA
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Remote Eligibility No
Social and Environmental Responsibility
We invest in the community by donating money and time to a range of non-profits and charitable organizations, and we encourage employee volunteerism in our local communities.
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