Progress Rail Services Corp. Welder in Russell, Kentucky

Auto req ID: 3850BR
Posting Title: Welder
Job Category: Hourly/Production
City: Russell
State: Kentucky
Alternative Work Location: Worthington, KY

Company Description

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, 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 cradle-to-grave 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 all their rail needs.

Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world.

For more information, visit www.progressrail.com and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Job Purpose

• Operate flash butt welder to weld railroad rail into continuous strings as determined by customer;

• Responsible for the tolerances applicable to welded joints;

• Able to use straight edge, taper guage, grinder, and impact wrench;

• Responsible for maintenance on weld machine;

• Any other responsibilities as deemed necessary.

Key Job Elements

• Operate flash butt welder to weld railroad rail into continuous strings as determined by customer;

• Responsible for the tolerances applicable to welded joints;

• Able to use straight edge, taper guage, grinder, and impact wrench;

• Responsible for maintenance on weld machine;

• Any other responsibilities as deemed necessary.

Education / Training

• High school diploma or equivalent.

Qualifications and Experience

• Experience in an industrial setting;

• Able to lift 75 pounds.

Benefits

Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/life/disability insurance coverage and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..

EEO

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