Production Mechanic

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Job Purpose

Mechanical assembly and repair of railway equipment.

Req ID

9357BR

Work Location Options

Kansas City, MO

City

Kansas City

State:

Missouri

Company Description

Railroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!
As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions – whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.
Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting progressrail.com.

Key Job Elements

Minimum duties and responsibilities
• Specific site-based duties and responsibilities may apply, consult with local team;
• Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with PRS safety policies;
• Perform teardown repair, replacement, rebuild and reassembly of mechanical components;
• Parts cleaning for small and large motor parts;
• Conduct daily inspections and operate overhead cranes and forklifts;
• Use basic air tools, die grinder, drill, etc.;
• Route and connect hydraulic plumbing;
• Basic wiring and electrical assembly;
• Light fabrication and parts alterations;
• Operate saws, lathes, drills and other types of machinery;
• Operate Forklifts, overhead cranes and other equipment as necessary;
• Read and follow QWI and other work instructions necessary to properly assembly product.

Advanced duties and responsibilities
• Train other employees;
• Troubleshoot, inspect and run equipment;
• Read schematics, engineering drawings and sketches;
• Use of precision instruments and gauges;
• Operator is well versed in multiple facets of production roles;
• Operator will have high level experience in testing, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing components;
• Can operate high level machinery proficiently with little assistance.

Education / Training

High school diploma

Qualifications and Experience

4-5 years of experience, Technical or mechanical experience.

Essential and Physical Activities Functions
• Strength – Position requires lifting of 50lbs. Requires stamina and strength to work in tight and confined spaces
while repairing locomotive or locomotive components;
• Motion – Position requires standing the majority of the day. Frequent walking, squatting, kneeling and climbing of
steps and stairs;
• Vision/Hearing Requirements – Position is exposed to high levels of noise and vibration from using tools. Position
is exposed to cutting torches and welding operations. The use of proper PPE is required. The Position requires the
ability to read QWI and schematics and understand instructions;
• Work Environment – Position can be located inside or outside, dependent on situation. When inside, the
employees are subject to temperature extremes in non-temperature-controlled environments. When outside
employees are subject to all weather elements. In both cases employees will work with oils and other lubricants;
• Emotional Demands – Employee is expected to work and cooperate as part of team in order to meet production
requirements;
• Safety – Position is safety sensitive as it requires working in and around live tracks and operation and repair of
heavy equipment. Position requires strict adherence to safety policies (i.e blue flag) and use of all PPE.

Benefits

Competitive Salary
401(k) plan with up to 6% company match (no waiting period with immediate vesting)
Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability Insurance
Supplemental Accident, Critical Care, and Hospital Insurance available along with an HDHP and HSA with seed money
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays
Paid Time-Off (PTO)
Employee Assistance Plan
Education Assistance Program
Employee Recognition Programs
Site specific Production and Incentive Plans
Site specific Step and Skill Level Wage Adjustment Plans
Site Specific Relocation and Sign-on Bonus Programs

*Benefits eligibility varies by job position, full-time/part-time and regular/temporary status. The provisions of the plan documents control such benefits.

EEO

Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities

Job Category

Production - Hourly

PRS Facility Location

Kansas City, MO (CHE) - 099




Job Purpose

Mechanical assembly and repair of railway equipment.

Req ID

9357BR

Work Location Options

Kansas City, MO

City

Kansas City

State:

Missouri

Company Description

Railroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!
As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions – whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.
Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting progressrail.com.

Key Job Elements

Minimum duties and responsibilities
• Specific site-based duties and responsibilities may apply, consult with local team;
• Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with PRS safety policies;
• Perform teardown repair, replacement, rebuild and reassembly of mechanical components;
• Parts cleaning for small and large motor parts;
• Conduct daily inspections and operate overhead cranes and forklifts;
• Use basic air tools, die grinder, drill, etc.;
• Route and connect hydraulic plumbing;
• Basic wiring and electrical assembly;
• Light fabrication and parts alterations;
• Operate saws, lathes, drills and other types of machinery;
• Operate Forklifts, overhead cranes and other equipment as necessary;
• Read and follow QWI and other work instructions necessary to properly assembly product.

Advanced duties and responsibilities
• Train other employees;
• Troubleshoot, inspect and run equipment;
• Read schematics, engineering drawings and sketches;
• Use of precision instruments and gauges;
• Operator is well versed in multiple facets of production roles;
• Operator will have high level experience in testing, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing components;
• Can operate high level machinery proficiently with little assistance.

Education / Training

High school diploma

Qualifications and Experience

4-5 years of experience, Technical or mechanical experience.

Essential and Physical Activities Functions
• Strength – Position requires lifting of 50lbs. Requires stamina and strength to work in tight and confined spaces
while repairing locomotive or locomotive components;
• Motion – Position requires standing the majority of the day. Frequent walking, squatting, kneeling and climbing of
steps and stairs;
• Vision/Hearing Requirements – Position is exposed to high levels of noise and vibration from using tools. Position
is exposed to cutting torches and welding operations. The use of proper PPE is required. The Position requires the
ability to read QWI and schematics and understand instructions;
• Work Environment – Position can be located inside or outside, dependent on situation. When inside, the
employees are subject to temperature extremes in non-temperature-controlled environments. When outside
employees are subject to all weather elements. In both cases employees will work with oils and other lubricants;
• Emotional Demands – Employee is expected to work and cooperate as part of team in order to meet production
requirements;
• Safety – Position is safety sensitive as it requires working in and around live tracks and operation and repair of
heavy equipment. Position requires strict adherence to safety policies (i.e blue flag) and use of all PPE.

Benefits

Competitive Salary
401(k) plan with up to 6% company match (no waiting period with immediate vesting)
Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability Insurance
Supplemental Accident, Critical Care, and Hospital Insurance available along with an HDHP and HSA with seed money
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays
Paid Time-Off (PTO)
Employee Assistance Plan
Education Assistance Program
Employee Recognition Programs
Site specific Production and Incentive Plans
Site specific Step and Skill Level Wage Adjustment Plans
Site Specific Relocation and Sign-on Bonus Programs

*Benefits eligibility varies by job position, full-time/part-time and regular/temporary status. The provisions of the plan documents control such benefits.

EEO

Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities

Job Category

Production - Hourly

PRS Facility Location

Kansas City, MO (CHE) - 099


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