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Car Repair Foreman - Idaho Falls

Location: 

Idaho Falls, ID, US, 83401

Category:  Mechanical - Railroad

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named to Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you’ll leave each day knowing you’ve made a difference.

   
 

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named to Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you'll leave each day knowing you've made a difference.

Job Description
Supervisory Responsibility for rail car inspection and maintenance in accordance with FRA and AAR Regulations. Must re-rail cars and provide estimate damages at derailment sites, make out billing repair cards in compliance with AAR office manual, identify AAR/FRA violations when present on railcars. This is accomplished by performing all or any combination of the following duties: Have ability to use cutting torch in all positions without damage to adjoining parts, and complete 2G, 3G, 4G and 5F welding qualification test for arc welding. Must insure that all company guidelines are met, and that all safety rules are followed when performing duties. In addition, must be able to read and understand blueprints, make car repairs in compliance with FRA & AAR rules and keep good repair records. Should be able to perform foreign car repairs, as well as fleet car repairs. Must operate fork lift and work closely with other departments at derailment sites. May be asked to perform other duties as requested or required.  


Requirements
•    Able to use cutting torch in all positions without damage to adjoining parts, and complete 2G, 3G, 4G and 5F welding qualification test for arc welding
•    Ensures that all federal requirements and company guidelines are met, and that all safety rules are followed when performing duties
•    Able to read and understand blue prints
•    Work directly with the GM to meet AOP financial goals
•    Able to perform foreign car repairs as well as fleet car repairs
•    Complies with FRA & AAR rules when making car repairs
•    Keep good record of repairs made
•    Work closely with other departments at derailment sites
•    Performs other duties that may be assigned

 

Qualifications: 
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 Must be able to climb and balance well enough to climb ladders and/or cars
•    Must be able to withstand exposure to various external weather conditions and temperatures ; loud noise, moving machinery parts, airborne particles and fumes from gas, oil, and grease, welding arcs: and/or frequently exposed burns.
•    Must have 1 year minimum of proven supervisory experience with positive results in safety, team building, obtaining production goals, communication and continuous improvement.
•    Strong verbal and written communications skills required
•    Must have a stable work history.
•    Must pass drug screen

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Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Idaho Falls