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Carmen Journeymen

Company: Keolis North America
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Key Accountabilities

  • Must complete all work in compliance with FRA, MBTA and Keolis Commuter Services standards.
  • Maintain qualifications to perform Carman assignments to overhaul, test and repair railroad passenger coaches and non-revenue equipment.
  • Responsible for, but not limited to welding, air brakes, truck work, fabrication, mill work, painting and upholstery.
  • Comply with all related safety rules and procedures and report all hazards as required.
  • Attend and participate in all assigned training, specifically safety and security related.
  • Must document job tasks or work performed manually or electronically and submit as required.
  • Other duties as assigned. Knowledge and Experience:
    • Vocational or technical high school diploma, GED or equivalent required. A certificate from a two (2) year mechanical technical school is preferred.
    • Minimum of Two (2) years practical experience in a mechanical field.
    • Work Performance: A satisfactory prior work record reflecting good performance
    • Knowledge of FRA Rule 238 brake certification and blue flag rules is preferred.
    • Familiarity with railroad rolling stock and a railroad work environment is preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability in the selection and use of proper tools, methods and equipment to performed assigned tasks.
    • Demonstrated mechanical experience and ability to inspect and repair all mechanical equipment.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of general welding practices.
    • Welding performance demonstration is required by candidates that entail making a shielded metal arc weld (SMAW) or flux core arc weld (FCAW) fillet weld of a specified dimension [1/4"] in the 1F [Flat] position. The weld will be visually inspected by an AWS certified welding inspector and measured to assure it meets the dimensional and workmanship standard of the AWS Structural Steel Welding Code [D1.1].
    • Experience with pneumatic brake systems is preferred. Skills:
      • Must be able to communicate successfully with a variety of disciplines and levels, both internal and external staff.
      • Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, and vendors.
      • Must be able to follow verbal and written direction from supervisors.
      • Must be able to follow written procedures.
      • Must be able to work independently or in a team.
      • Must have a valid driver's license. Other Requirements
        • Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment physical to include drug screen, audiogram screening. Also, contingent upon receiving a favorable background check.
        • Repeated lifting of up to 40 lbs.
        • Repetitive pushing/pulling of objects in excess of 40 lbs.
        • Work involves walking, talking, and hearing, using both hands to handle, feel and / or reaching with both hands and both arms.
        • The work performed inside and / or outside and includes exposure to extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, mechanical hazards and electrical hazards.
        • Position requires ability to climb onto rail equipment.
        • Must be able to travel and work at all Commuter Rail locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island in all weather conditions.
        • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
        • Must be able to reach 6 - 12 inches above head to perform work.
        • Manual dexterity required - fine motor skills.
        • Frequent bending, stooping, crouching or kneeling required.
        • Ability to perform all duties above. Additional Statements: Drug and alcohol screening: Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol--screen. Also contingent upon receiving a favorable background check. Must pass a physical--examination. Safety commitment: Safety is a way of life at Keolis. By placing safety first, we ensure the well-being--of our employees, customers and communities. Together we can become the most successful--transportation company in the world. Environmental commitment: Keolis is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the--impact of operations to our people and the communities in which we operate. EEO statement: Our policy is to afford Equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry,--physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or gender identification. We maintain a drug-free--workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. ADA Reasonable Accommodation:-- Keolis CS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Keolis CS will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.-- Disclaimer and closing statement: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature--and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be--construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned--to this job. Keolis is committed to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits,--opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the--safest work environment possible. #CB #INDHP

Keywords: Keolis North America, Somerville , Carmen Journeymen, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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