Railcar Welder/Fabricator (Cudahy, WI)

Watco is accepting applications for a Welder/Fabricator in Cudahy, WI.

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company has been recognized in 2022 and 2023 as a Most Loved Workplace®.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you’ll leave each day knowing you’ve made a difference.

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  • Experienced Welder / Fabricators who are interested in learning to modify and repair railcars and supporting the exciting railroad industry. We are looking for hard-working and dependable candidates who work well with a team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Able to use cutting torch in all positions without damage to adjoining parts, fabricate and weld steel components.
  • Ensures that all federal requirements and company guidelines are met, and that all safety rules are followed when performing duties.
  • complete welding qualification test.
  • Able to read and understand blue prints.
  • Able to perform foreign car repairs as well as fleet car repairs.
  • Complies with FRA & AAR rules when making car repairs.
  • Keep good record of repairs made.
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned.

Education and Experience

  • High school education or general education (GED) or 3 to 6 months job-related experience; or equivalent of education and experience.
  • Must have a valid Drivers License.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The team member is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and elements, noise, and fumes from gas, oil, and grease.

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