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Railcar Mechanic- Lake Charles
Category: Automotive
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Job code: lhw-e0-89740056

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GATX Corporation

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Railcar Mechanic- Lake Charles
Railcar Mechanic- Lake Charles




GATX is known worldwide as a leader in leasing transportation assets and controls one of the largest railcar fleets in the world. The key to the long-term growth and success of GATX is attracting and retaining the most talented people from around the world. We seek individuals who are creative, intuitive, driven, intellectually curious and eager to join a dynamic organization where high-quality work, collaboration and dedication are deeply woven into the corporate culture. Job Summary:

The Railcar Mechanic (Field Service Specialist) conducts all aspects of repair and maintenance of GATX Fleet, and maintains customer relationships. This person must demonstrate good leadership and team skills and have good understanding of all FM and I/O instructions. The main purpose of this position is to become proficient and knowledgeable in the Field Services Specialist responsibilities eventually evolving into a Sr. Field Services Specialist position.Responsibilities:

+ Railcar Repair - always uses current repair procedures. Conducts railcar inspections to ensure cars are in compliance and performs repairs as necessary.

+ Customer Support - Meets the expectations and requirements of all customers. Ensures that customers are satisfied with the work.

+ Clerical - ensures that all necessary invoicing, inspection, work order information is complete in order to facilitate correct and timely customer billing.

+ Maintains all certifications, including tank car welding, complete and maintain Leak Test Certification, demonstrates strong familiarity with AAR rules and regulations. Let's Foreman know when certifications and orientations are due.

+ Other work related tasks as assigned.

General Requirements:

+ High school diploma or GED required.

+ Must have broad Mechanical aptitude, ability to problem-solve and to make decisions.

+ Have ability to learn or have background in repair, cleaning and painting of all car types, understand AAR interchange rules, inspection experience and the ability to grasp all aspects of the Field Services Specialist function.

+ Must handle and successfully complete basic railcar repairs and inspections.

+ Demonstrate familiarity with inventory management.

+ Consistently demonstrate skill in customer relations, using good interpersonal skills and be able to work as a part of a team.

+ AAR Interchange Rules and GATX Rail Policies

+ Demonstrate welding abilities with increasing display of performance. Ongoing improvement in skill and knowledge of railcar repairs.

+ Welding certification, Safety and Quality procedures and other training provided by company.

+ Must have ability to travel within a 150-300 miles area of work location, as necessary.

+ Must work in all types of weather conditions.

+ Valid Driver's License (CDL preferred)

Physical Requirements: The following summarizes the physical requirements associated with this position.

o Must be able to stoop for extended periods and routinely move from kneeling to standing positionso Must be able to perform overhead work for extended periodso Must be able to lift (vertically) up to 85 pounds from the ground surfaceo Must be able to push / pull (horizontally ) up to 140 poundso Must be able to climb ladders and perform work at elevated heightso Must be able to work in extreme temperature environmentso Must be able to physically enter confined space (rail car manways as small as 18" in diameter) and work in enclosed environment

Key Competencies:

+ Effective interpersonal and communications skills

+ Results Driven and Self - starter

+ Customer service skills and focus

+ Team Player

+ Decision-making ability

GATX offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

+ Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

+ Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Life insurance

+ Short term and long term disability

+ Matching 401(k)

+ Pension Plan

+ 15 days of vacation in the first year and 2 floating holidays

+ Adoption Assistance

+ Employee Assistance Program

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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