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,

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Category:  Factory  |  Address:  Lethbridge Alberta

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