Welder / Shop Technician
Welder / Shop Technician Visron is a Veteran Owned Small Business Certified by the US Department of Veterans Affairs. We are a technical staffing group that specializes in hiring for technical, engineering, and IT jobs. Employers and employees from all over the US benefit from our excellent customer service and swift response. We are currently looking for Welders / Shop Technicians. Job Description The welder/Rail Shop Worker is responsible for assisting in general rail car maintenance and repair operations as well as straightening up shop and various maintenance functions. Performing MIG and Stick Welding in 1G and 2G positions on Heavy Structural Steel (Freight Locomotives). Handling of material during repairs and welding work under close supervision (until certified) and occasionally operate certain shop equipment and mechanical hand tools. - Welding Under Supervision - Learning Rail Car Repair under supervision - Perform routine maintenance work according to a preventative maintenance schedule. - Develop basic skills in car repair and welding through on-the-job training. - Assist in keeping shop neat and orderly. Common Duties of Repairing Freight Cars: - MIG & Stick Welding in 1G and 2G positions - Basic cutting and welding - Remove and replace uncoupling levers - Remove and take apart couplers - Remove and replace brake levers - Learning how to jack a freight car - Performing Rail Car repair - Remove and update AEI Tags Develop basic skills in car repair and welding through on-the-job training.