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Railcar Repair Technician - Denver, CO

Branch ID: 2278


Currently seeking a Railcar Repair Technician. In this role you will be responsible for the repairs and servicing of railcars as they enter and leave the yard. Please review the job duties and requirements listed below. This work can be done indoors and outdoors and this is a Union facility. Interested candidates please apply with your resume and asking pay rate. Thank you!


  • Repairs, modifies and upgrades rail cars

  • Rebuilds car components: bolsters, side framers, hitch heads and box car doors

  • Welds (30% of time), fabricates and uses cutting torch

  • Performs mechanical labor (frequently - 95% of time)

  • Repairs and maintains railcars, according to blueprints and other specifications, using welders, grinders, hand tools, power tools and precision measuring instruments

  • Operates forklift to move, align and set in place parts in place

  • Measures, cuts and threads pipes and replaces air lines

  • Assembles subassemblies, major components, and equipment. Checks function to test for proper operation

  • Enters car repair information via electronic keyboard system

  • Work must be done to the customer requirements

  • Must comply with all work rules, work safely and not cause a threat to the health and safety of self and others

  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Circular saw, Air impacts and Air grinders; Air or hydraulic porta power pump and ram

  • Cutting torch; heating torch; side grinder; hoist used for lifting; and winch

  • Steel toe shoes, hard hat, ear plugs, safety glasses, welding shield, burning goggles, grinding shield, and proper clothing (long sleeve shirts and long pants while welding)

Welding experience preferred Knowledge and experience with utilizing various hand and power tools Forklift operation experience preferred Prior mechanical or maintenance experience preferred

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Denver, CO

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Railcar Repair Technician

City, State or Zip Code: Denver, CO

Position Type: Direct Hire Position

Date Posted: 6/14/2018