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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Switchman in San Antonio, Texas

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.


The general purpose of this position is to perform railcar switching duties which includes operating switches, operating switching equipment, and coupling and uncoupling rail rolling stock. This position performs the activities to move railcars throughout a facility to enable their repair.

Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities are listed below. Other duties may be assigned.

*Operates equipment in compliance with all facility and company policies, including location blue flag policy.

*Communicate issues, concerns or delays with car movement to supervisor and Plant Superintendent.

*Performs daily maintenance and safety inspections, and reports concerns to supervisor to site EHS Manager.

*Must keep work area clean and in good working condition.

*Other duties as assigned, including general labor tasks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

*Strong attention to detail and Eye-Hand coordination.

*Persistent / Dedicated

*Ability to follow oral and written instructions

*Perform/ prioritize multiple tasks with attention to details.

*Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the organization.

*Able to work overtime as needed to meet car movement needs.

Education and Experience

*High School diploma required



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)


Stand: C

Walk: F

Handling/Fingering: C

Reach Outward: C

Reach Above Shoulder: O

Climb: F

Crawl :O

Squat/Kneel: O

Bend: O

Sit: O


12 lbs. or less: F

13 - 25 lbs: O

26 - 40 lbs: O

41 - 100 lbs: O


10 lbs. or less: F

11 - 20 lbs: O

21 - 50 lbs: O

51 - 100 lbs: N

Working Conditions

*The team member in this position is required to exert up to 50 pounds of force

*Ability to work in and outdoor environment in all weather conditions inducing hot/cold, dry/humid and wet/dusty conditions.

*Ability to work in an industrial plant environment, and wear PPE as required for the task

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 including Disability/Veteran