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EOCC Welder 1st Shift

Company: Wabtec Corporation
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company's new website at: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.It's not just about your career... or your job title...it's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters...do things that haven't been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.We are the doers. The leaders. The makers. Our teams are hungry to make history, acting with integrity to relentlessly improve people's lives. It's time to stop dreaming about the future; let's build it together.If you are interested in joining our Talent Community, please share your resume with us. When a position that matches your qualifications becomes available it's that much easier to connect!Job DescriptionThe Welder will be responsible for performing multiple tasks to support End of Car Cushion Units. In addition to welding, you will have responsibility for disassembling, assembling, cleaning, requalifying, and rework of components as well as other duties as assigned as needed. Upon completing tasks, each welder will serve as an inspector to ensure all weld work is within defined quality specifications.1st shift hours Monday-Thursday 5am-3:30pmEssential Responsibilities:As a welder at Kansas City Repair you will be responsible for fabricating and welding components that will be used in the End of Car Cushion Units. In addition to welding processes and procedures, you will use any or all the following tools to complete duties as assigned: weld torches, plasma cutters, electric/pneumatic tools (grinders, sanders, chippers, drill press, band saw, lathe, spot welder, etc.), overhead cranes and forklifts. This role may be required to assist in any or all the product lines in the facility.Responsible for welding metal components as specified by layout, blueprints, diagrams, or standard operating procedures (SOP), using electric arc-welding equipment.In addition, you must weld components in accordance with standard GMAW processes and applications with the desired outcome of joining a variety of material types and thicknesses together in accordance with site specifications.Qualifications/Requirements:


  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Successful completion of MIG/GMAW training course/program OR minimum 1 year of experience as a MIG/GMAW welder
  • Ability to weld in all positions (flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead)
  • Ability to pass Qualification/Certification after 180 days, following AWS-D15.1 Guidelines
  • Willingness to complete some general assembly work
  • Ability to read simple to complex blue prints and manufacturing instructions
  • Ability to lift material up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to wear PPE such as a respirator, weld jackets, gloves, welder hoods, ear plugs, and proper eye protection

    Desired Characteristics:

    • Technical School certification preferred
    • Knowledge of EHS procedures and policies
    • Ability to use manual equipment and hand tools safely
    • Working knowledge of inspection measurement equipment
    • Understanding of manufacturing and quality procedures in a lean manufacturing environment
    • Prior fork truck and overhead crane experience preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively on a team
    • Excellent customer service skills

      Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles...people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Keywords: Wabtec Corporation, Kansas City , EOCC Welder 1st Shift, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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