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Rail Car Mechanic (Carman) - Albany, NY

  • Req ID: 79444
  • Department: Mechanical Car
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Albany, New York
  • Country: United States
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Compensation Rate: $26.2300/ hour
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 12/03/2020

 

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

In this challenging role, you will be a member of a team working in a high production environment performing preventative and corrective maintenance to Railcars.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Repair, maintain and inspect freight car equipment in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Perform all preventative maintenance work & repairs on trucks, underframe, structure, safety appliances, braking systems, draft systems and any associated tests;
  • Perform all work associated with rush repairs, road work and supplementary service operation of equipment;
  • Repair and application of all associated piping & valves, guards, shrouds, covers and any cutting, burning, welding, grinding, soldering and brazing associated with removal or application of components;
  • Work all around, under, between, on top and inside of rail cars.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or General Equivalent Diploma; 
  • Preference will be given to those who possess a journeyman certification, commercial driver’s license, journeyman welder;
  • Boilermaker/ironworker would be an asset;
  • Experience with heavy metal fabrication/welding would be an asset
  • Must be able to work within strict established safety and work guidelines/rules to complete job;
  • Strong problem solving and computer skills;
  • You must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal;
  • The Railway operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; must be able to work on various shifts and on weekends in adverse weather conditions.
  • We do background checks and due to the safety-sensitive nature of this position, you must not have had ANY drug or alcohol-related convictions or suspensions within the past 2 years and no more than 1 within the past 5 years. This includes minor consumption and DUI.

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

Medical Requirements:
CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is a safety sensitive position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessments. Qualification drug test(s) are also required.

 

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:         

  • Criminal history check

  • Last 3 years of driving history

  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service

  • Social Security number verification

     

CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. 

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