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Welder III

Company: Progress Rail Services Corp.
Location: Muncie
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

7176BRWork Location:Muncie, IN Locomotive - 293Job Purpose:Perform welding operations on new locomotive assembly, using visual /text instructions and prints.Req ID:7176BRCompany Description:Railroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting progressrail.com .Education / Training:--- Welding School Certification preferred.Job Title:Welder IIICity:MuncieKey Job Elements:--- Weld locomotive parts/heavy plate metal such as under frame structures, end plates, draft gear pockets;--- Perform single- and multi-pass welds in all positions;--- Repair welds (using grinders, cutting torches, gouging equipment and other tools);--- Stick weld parts;--- Ensure welders parameters are programmed;--- Fit, weld, air test parts;--- Operate cranes/jib cranes;--- Read and interpret weld reference documentation and assembly instructions;--- Participate in problem solving and continuous improvement activities.Essential and Physical Activities Functions:--- Strength - Position requires lifting up to 50 lbs. Requires stamina and strength to work in tight andconfined spaces;--- Motion - Position requires the ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of armsand legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, reaching, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, andkneeling. Position requires remaining in a stationary position for prolonged periods. Position requiresworking from heights exceeding 6 ft. off the ground with proper PPE and fall protection;--- Vision/Hearing Requirements - Position is exposed to UV and reflected radiation from a welding arc ortorch. Position is exposed to high levels of noise and vibration from using tools. The use of proper PPE isrequired. The position requires the ability to read written instruction and understand both verbal andwritten instructions;--- Work Environment - Position can be located inside or outside dependent on situation. When inside theemployees are subject to temperature extremes in non-temperature-controlled environments. Whenoutside employees are subject to all weather elements;--- Emotional Demands - Employee is expected to work and cooperate as part of a team in order to meetproduction requirements;--- Safety - Position is safety sensitive as it requires working in and around live tracks and operation andrepair of heavy equipment. Position requires strict adherence to safety policies (i.e. blue flag) and use ofall required PPE.Qualifications and Experience:--- GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) and SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) all-position welding skills;--- Ability to read and interpret blue prints/weld symbols;--- Familiar with use of industrial equipment (gas cutting, hand grinders, mechanical tools);--- Problem solving skills;--- Solid mathematical skills;--- Ability to meet physical demands of the job without or with reasonable accommodation;--- Safety-aware, quality-focused, continuous improvement-oriented.EEO:Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/DisabilitiesBenefits:Progress Rail offers an excellent total compensation package,* including competitive salary, paid time off for vacation and holidays, 401(k) plan with company match, medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance and flexible spending accounts. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits.Job Category:Hourly/ProductionState::Indiana

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