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Progress Rail Services Corp. Assembler III, Track in Sherman, Texas

Auto req ID: 4503BR
Posting Title: Assembler III, Track
Job Category: Hourly/Production
City: Sherman
State: Texas

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 and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Job Purpose

The assembly department is responsible for the manual assembly and building of railroad tracks and turnouts using various tools and equipment. This includes using measuring devices to determine accuracy and operating overhead cranes.

Key Job Elements

• Operation of overhead cranes, forklift, drilling, finish grinders and torques machines;

• Using a tape measure and reading blueprints consistently;

• Use of a sledgehammer and various hand tools for long periods of time on a daily basis;

• Maintain quality and production standards;

• Maintain a clean and safe work area.

Education / Training

• High School diploma or GED.

Qualifications and Experience

• Must be able to read a measuring tape and measure to the 32nd inch;

• Good attention to detail;

• Able to read basic blueprints/drawings for assembly;

• Good attendance is a must;

• Able to work (Mon-Fri) overtime if necessary;

• Must be able to work outside in various climates;

• 1 year manufacturing experience required.


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/vision/life/disability insurance along with flexible spending 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..


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