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Railroad Track Assemblers

Company: Progress Rail
Location: Reading
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Job PurposeTrack Assemblers will use mechanical aptitude and skills to build full track panels, turnouts and crossings, as well as build other rail components to customer specifications.Competitive starting pay with a $1.00 increase after 90 days, eligible $1.00 increase at 1 year, quarterly production bonus $200-$500, and full benefits from day one!!!Req ID9304BRWork Location OptionsPRS Reading TrackworksCityReadingState:PennsylvaniaCompany DescriptionRailroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting progressrail.com.Key Job ElementsFollowing instructions from blueprints, engineering change documents and work instructions, the operations will consist of the manual assembly, fabrication, grinding and fitting together rail components such as frogs, switch rods, switch points, guard rail, and gage plates for final trackwork assembly.Education / Training HS Diploma or equivalent education and previous experience.Qualifications and Experience Prior machine or grinder experience preferred; Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision; Must be familiar with manufacturing environment, with use of industrial equipment and mechanics, and ability to use various hand and power tools and measuring devices for completion of work; Must be able to read a tape measure to the 1/32 and have experience using other instruments such as gauges, calipers, etc.; Must be able to read and write legibly and complete production reports with accuracy; Strong attention to detail with ability to inspect rail using measuring devices practices.BenefitsCompetitive Salary401(k) plan with up to 6% company match (no waiting period with immediate vesting)Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability InsuranceSupplemental Accident, Critical Care, and Hospital Insurance available along with an HDHP and HSA with seed moneyFlexible Spending AccountsPaid VacationPaid HolidaysPaid Time-Off (PTO)Employee Assistance PlanEducation Assistance ProgramEmployee Recognition ProgramsSite specific Production and Incentive PlansSite specific Step and Skill Level Wage Adjustment PlansSite Specific Relocation and Sign-on Bonus Programs*Benefits eligibility varies by job position, full-time/part-time and regular/temporary status. The provisions of the plan documents control such benefits.EEOEqual Opportunity Employer Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/DisabilitiesJob CategoryProduction - HourlyPRS Facility LocationReading, PA Trackworks - 443by Jobble

Keywords: Progress Rail, Reading , Railroad Track Assemblers, Other , Reading, Pennsylvania

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