Railcar Sandblaster Entry Level - Omaha, NE

Location: 

Omaha, NE, US, 68137

Category:  Mechanical Services

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named a 2022 Newsweek Top 100 Most Loved Workplace®.

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.

Starting Rate of Pay: $20.00

Day Shift M-F

 

Summary Description

The general purpose of this position is to use a variety of sandblasting techniques to the exterior and interior of railcars. Must ensure that all company guidelines are met, and that all WMS EHS rules are followed when performing duties. In addition, must be able to read and interpret work orders in compliance with FRA, AAR, WMS and customer specifications.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Interpret job work orders to perform required railcar coatings
  • Coordinate and complete coatings in an efficient manner and within assigned hours
  • Notify supervisor of any materials and/or equipment required to ensure completion of job tasks
  • Interact with crew members in a team environment, as well as with supervisor
  • Follow all safety rules, keep work area clean and comply with all WMS Environmental Health and Safety Policies
  • Ensure FRA, AAR, WMS and customer quality assurance standards are met
  • Any other duties as assigned such special projects

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate English at a proficient level
  • Ability to learn function specific operational details and pass an exam to demonstrate knowledge
  • Ability to learn, follow and perform required recordkeeping of WMS EHS, Quality policies, procedures and checklists.
  • Work in hot and cold environment, in and out of the weather; work safely around heavy equipment and on top of, under and inside railcars, as well as around railroad tracks.
  • Knowledge of equipment and tools required to perform safe entry for cleaning
  • Perform/ prioritize multiple tasks with attention to details.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to wear and care for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including but not limited to steel toed boots, eye protection, hearing protection, gloves, respirators, and a variety of protective suits.
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Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs