Journeyman Carman in Lethbridge, Alberta


Build, inspect and repair cars.
Primary Activities and Responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Weld and paint Cars
Cut metal, sandblast, and general car construction within M-1002 and M-1003 requirements
Inspect car components for compliance with FRA, Association of American Railroads (AAR)
Assemble trucks and brakes
Install couplers, draft gears and yokes
Paint cars and car components; stencil letters and numbers on cars
Build and/or repair components such as tanks, man ways, end shields
Fabricate large jigs and fixtures and use them to assemble parts on car
Fabricate, steel parts and components

Operate light and heavy cranes mobile and overhead, forklifts, and other car moving shop equipment

Inspect Cars

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
High School diploma/GED
Valid Driver's License
5 years mechanical work experience
Preferred Qualifications
5 or more years of welding and fabrication experience
Journeyman Carman with experience
Basic Competencies
Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications--both general and technical)
Mechanical aptitude

Physical Requirements
Heavy work, lifting up to 60 pounds occasionally and up to 85 pounds on a rare basis
Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/balance/climb on an occasional basis
Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis
Employment Conditions
Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, safety-toe boots, or safety glasses
Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime
Complete annual training and pass safety rules examination
May require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol
Must pass all required assessments
Must pass a background screening
Must pass a medical examination,

Category:  Factory  |  Address:  Lethbridge Alberta

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