Welder Technician, Lead
Location: Red Oak, IA
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 Welder Technicial Lead directly oversees production for assigned area or department, including inspections and any required documentation as directed by the Foreman or Plant Manager.

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.

  • Provides direction and assistance to production personnel and supervises assigned work force crew, providing training and guidance.

  • Ensures personnel have applicable tools, and procedures, to complete required tasks being performed.

  • Monitors and evaluates employee performance, and ensures personnel sign off work orders as line items are completed.

  • Signs off on completed work orders and notifies Foreman or Production Manager when work is completed.

  • Performs in process inspections, writes up and supervises any additional repairs.

  • Ensures work is being performed in accordance with all applicable Association of American Railroads, The Greenbrier Companies, and customer procedures.

  • Ensures all applicable regulatory and statutory requirements are followed.

  • Ensures all EHS rules are followed and maintains work area in clean and orderly condition and maintains a safe work environment through awareness of surroundings and potential hazards.

  • Promotes and exhibits an attitude of teamwork with all employees.

Qualifications

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to obtain American Hydraulics certified welder certification upon commencement of employment

  • Ability to accommodate on-call responsibilities and work overtime when needed.

  • Ability to drive results through information and team performance.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks with attention to details.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • 2+ year(s) work related experience in manufacturing.

  • 2+ years welding experience

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.

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: Occasionally

  • Stand: Frequently

  • Walk: Constantly

  • Bend: Frequently

  • Kneel/Squat: Frequently

  • Crawl: Frequently

  • Climb: Frequently

  • Reach Forward: Frequently

  • Reach Upward: Frequently

  • Handling/Fingering: 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

  • Up to 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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Job Locations US-IA-Red Oak

ID 2024-3095

Company Gunderson Rail Services, LLC

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Production

Workplace Type Onsite

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