Welder - Railroad Freight Car Repair (KANSAS CITY, MO)

Mid-America Car, Inc.

compensation: $60,000 Annually
employment type: full-time
job title: Welder - Railroad Freight Car Repair
Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Welder/Fabricator for our railroad car repair department. Previous railroad experience is preferred but we will train the right individual !! A qualified candidate would preferably have a background in welding and metal fabrication / assembly. Our employees work with standard metal working equipment such as welders, grinders, torches, and various hand tools normally inside a shop setting. This position involves occasional travel and possible rotations onto a night shift. Night shift rotation is based on seniority but shall not exceed 30 days 330 pm - 230 am 4 nights per week. Night shift pays an additional $.92 per hour and has 3-day weekends every weekend.

Job Perks:

Pay up to $30.59 per hour
Hourly base 40 hr/week ($60K) plus occasional overtime 10-20 hrs/week
Generous company paid 401(k) retirement profit sharing
Annual cash bonuses
Benefit package includes health, dental, disability, vision, long and short term disability
Job Duties:

Fabricators will be given individual projects on a daily basis and are expected to work individually or with a partner depending on the given project. Expected to perform tasks with little to no direct supervision. Applicants MUST be available to take turns based on seniority and work up to a 30-day rotation on night shift 3:30pm-2:30am (4-10 hr nights) Monday - Thursday. If assigned to a night shift, this adds $.92 of shift differential pay.

Job Qualifications:

Must be able to pass an in-house weld test and subsequently pass a company paid AWS certification within 30 days.
Most work is inside, but occasionally must be able to work outdoors in wet and cold (below freezing) weather.
Must have previous experience using metal working equipment.
This is strenuous work requiring good corrected vision, hearing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching and lifting.
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post id: 7746990925


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