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MECHANIC

Company: Plasser American Corp
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Some see the railway as transportation, while at Plasser American we see it as transformation. The story of how steel tracks turned the American promise into American progress and forged a trusted pathway to the possibilities of the future. It's a story that continues today, an American legacy unfolding mile by mile. There is a lot riding on those tracks and we know that support, quality and know-how are all important aspects in staying on track. That's why the Plasser American tradition begins with a promise. A promise to do things right. An unapologetic commitment to quality that makes us the longtime trusted leader in cutting edge American made innovations for the North American railway. It's a promise to see things differently to turn ordinary steel into safer passages. To be a partner that you can count on to engineer solutions for the challenges of today and for the opportunities of tomorrow. From research and design, expert manufacturing and delivering unapparelled services, our customers trust us to keep them ahead of the curve. Progress is about more than getting from Point A to Point B. It's knowing you have a trusted foundation to move you forward toward new possibilities waiting around the corner. Join Plasser American to become part of our team forging ahead towards new opportunities in railway maintenance. The railway is a path to the future, choose this path and apply today.General Scope: Has basic knowledge of proper use of hand and power tools to assemble parts according to instruction.Position Summary:Has knowledge of layout work from blueprints, schematics or drawings to place parts in specified relationship to each other. Bolts, clips, screws or otherwise fastens parts together using common hand tools or specialized tools and equipment to accomplish a finished product. Has knowledge of use of common tools, tapes, squares and levels both standard and metric. Works independently or in small groups for assembly of systems. Assists loading and un-loading equipment. Has some knowledge of overhead cranes. Maintains tools and equipment and keeps supplies and parts in order. Disassembles equipment for re-build. Assists in lifting, positioning, and fastening objects such as sub-frames, cylinders, pumps and motors. Cleans work area, machines, tools, and equipment. Performs other routine duties. Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES(The knowledge, skills and attributes required for satisfactory job performance) Education: One year certificate from college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge: Incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:BlueprintsProper use of hand and power tools.Mechanical AssemblySkills: Incumbent must demonstrate or participate in internal/external training programs to obtain the following skills:Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.Ability to read, and interpret, electrical schematic drawings, and engineering blueprints.Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.May be required to operate material handling equipment.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Capable of working in a team environment. Applicable Technical Competencies: Incumbent must have working knowledge and demonstrated abilities utilizing mechanical knowledge: Specific applications combined with knowledge competencies are as follows: Rating Level: 1-5 (1= minimum 5= Maximum) ApplicationRequired Level of proficiencyPreferred Level of proficiencyReading, and interpretation, of schematic drawings and engineering blueprints23Use of hand and power tools23Use of power tools23Computer Skills23About Plasser American: As part of the Plasser family brand, which is the largest Maintenance of Way equipment provider in the world, PAC is a rapidly growing provider of railway equipment in North America. Continuing for the next few years, PAC will continue to make significant investments in the North American Market including a new office building and a substantial addition to our manufacturing facility. PAC is making the needed investments to continue its growth trajectory for many years to come. The next several years will be an exciting time of transformation. We look to the future to enhance our team and achieve our goals.PI177299415

Keywords: Plasser American Corp, Chesapeake , MECHANIC, Engineering , Chesapeake, Virginia

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