- Published: Thursday, 15 December 2016 12:51
The Railcar Inspector is responsible for inspection of railcar/railcar components and creating accurate repair estimates/billing/reports to facilitate maintenance and qualification of railcars/railcar components. The Railcar Inspector is also responsible to ensure inspection and maintenance is conducted in a sage and quality manner. The purpose of this position is to ensure the railcar is maintained and returns to service in compliance with owners', regulatory, and industry standards/specifications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities are listed below. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs thorough inspection of railcars/railcar components.
Maintains current knowledge of government, industry (FRA & AAR), customer, and company policy, procedures, and work instructions.
Inspects and ensures workmanship meets government, industry (FRA & AAR), customer, and company quality requirements.
Inputs estimates for maintenance and qualification and alterations into computer estimate system.
Proficient in the interpretation of drawings and specification, including weld and nondestructive testing symbols.
May participate in root-cause investigations, and corrective and preventative actions to prevent recurrence.
Communicate effectively with internal/external customers.
Performs other duties as may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The individual will possess the following knowledge, characteristics, skills and/or abilities.
Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships.
Foster teamwork with proven leadership skills.
Excellent oral communication skills.
Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
Heavy Industrial Environment.
May work around a multitude of hazardous chemicals/wastes through the supervision/execution of yours and teams' daily duties while repairing railcars which may open or OASHA permit required confined space.
Thorough understanding of the MSDS'S, company safety policies/practices, and proper use of the identified PPE which may involve protective clothing, sleeves, hard hats, foot protections, eye/ear protections, respirator use, etc.
Requires long periods of standing, walking, bending, stooping, climbing, twisting, and entering into confined spaces and elevated surfaces.
Lifting up to 50 lbs. or more to accomplish work tasks around heavy moving equipment.
With the exception of clerical, administrative, and some management positions, which require indoor work, the physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, dry/arid and dusty conditions.