Equipment Mechanic - Wichita, KS

Location: 

Wichita, KS, US, 67213

Category:  Mechanical - Railroad

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.

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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.

This position will require day travel to Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad properties.

 

Description

 

  • Provide maintenance and repair to heavy motive equipment.
  • Capable of in depth-troubleshooting of equipment issues, diagnosis and repair.
  • Capable of following directions and interacting in a demanding environment
  • Maintains a professional attitude and communication at all times.
  • Follow written and verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks on schedule.
  • Read, write, and communicate in English & understand basic math.
  • Learn from directions, observations, and mistakes
  • Working knowledge of Watco Safety and Operating principles
  • Work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating or maintenance manuals
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Records hour meter readings for inspection, preventive maintenance and repair.
  • Takes lube oil samples, cooling water samples.
  • Operates truck cranes, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting tools as needed to complete work.
  • Ability to pass training and required testing.
  • Must be available to work a rotating shift and overtime as required as well as be prepared to work in all types of weather
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints, drawings, schematics, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Machines, Tools, Special Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment Used

 

  • PPE: hard hat, safety glasses, splash goggles, face shield, Reflective clothing, FR as needed gloves, steel toed metatarsal boots Other PPE as required.
  • Mechanical hand tool associated with job duties. Impact, wrenches hose machine. Sets up and operates grinders and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments. Using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.

 

Requirements

 

  • All Team Members working in the Facility must have a valid Driver’s License. Pass safety training, apply and receive TWIC card if needed
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Nearest Major Market: Wichita