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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Welder Repairman in Red Oak, Iowa

Cutting-edge industrial technology meets grit, integrity and passion.

At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services, powering the movement of products around the world. Greenbrier's heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Use calipers, micrometers, or other types of measurement devices to check part dimensions.

  • Maximize tool life.

  • Set up machines at the beginning of shift to ensure proper working order

  • Perform testing procedures to ensure that machines work optimally during the production procedures

  • Maintain and clean machines before and after each shift

  • Monitor machines during every procedure to ensure optimum running

  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.

  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations

  • Troubleshoot problems during machine operation

  • Perform safety checks on every machine

  • Other duties and projects as assigned by the Production Manager or Plant Manager.

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Use Understand basic machine operation.

  • Attention to detail in all work aspects.

  • Able to use a caliper, micrometer, and tape measure.

  • Know how to determine speed and feed rates.

  • Required ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Excellent judgment and decision making skills

  • Ability to write clearly and concisely.

  • Goal-oriented.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all employees.

Education and Experience

  • Up to two years of previous experience in similar work environment.



N (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable.

O (Occasionally) - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time

F (Frequently) - Occupation requires this activity 50% of the time

C (Constantly) - Occupation requires this activity 66%+ of the time


Stand: C

Walk: F

Sit: O

Handling/Fingering: C

Reach Outward: C

Reach Above Shoulder: F

Climb: O

Crawl: O

Squat or Kneel: F

Bend: F

Push / Pull

12 lbs or less: F

13-25 lbs: F

26-40 lbs: O

41-100 lbs: O

Lift / Carry

10 lbs or less: F

11-20 lbs: F

21-50 lbs: O

51-100 lbs: O

Over 100 lbs: O

Working Conditions

  • Overtime required

  • Heavy industrial equipment used

  • Stress to reach manufacturing goals

  • With the exception of clerical, administrative, and some management positions, which require indoor work, the physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, dry/arid and dusty conditions. Employees are required to use personal protective equipment as environmental conditions dictate.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Company: Gunderson Rail Services, LLC

Functional Group: Production

EOE including Disability/Veteran