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Painter

Location
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
29 Jul 2022
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: .

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!

DUTIES
  • Inspect, clean, and paint diesel electric locomotives, rail cars, and well cars.
  • Operate paint and blast equipment on uneven and elevated surfaces.
  • Safely set up and utilize tools, materials, and equipment within job area to maximize efficiencies.
  • Inspect the paint related areas, assess problems, and determine corrective actions. Diagnose, repair, and maintain equipment as required.
  • Handle, store, and dispose waste materials in compliance with Waste Streams Management Standard Operating Procedure.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Medically cleared to safely wear a respirator by a physician or licensed health care professional. Wear personal protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses and steel toe boots.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without assistance. Regular standing, walking, grasping, stooping, bending, kneeling, and squatting for extended periods of time.
  • Regular ascending/descending stairs and ladders. Enter/exit locomotives and rail cars/well cars. Work on a ladders and scaffolding with use of hand tools. Carry or hold materials.
  • Ability to perform work on uneven and elevated surfaces, and from various heights, includes conducting inspections and repairs on top of locomotives and rail cars/well cars.
  • Ability to perform work in conditions that include loud noises, confined spaces, hot and cold environments, fumes, dust, and on and around heavy moving machinery.
  • Ability to crawl and perform work in tight spaces with use of hand tools and carrying or holding materials.
  • Ability to operate tools and equipment such as welder, hand tools, measuring instruments, overhead crane, and forklift.
  • Ability to use arms and hands to perform activities involving carrying, holding, grasping, twisting/turning, and pushing/pulling and reaching above shoulder level.
  • Understand chemical properties of paint and how to mix and apply paints as directed.

REQUIREMENTS
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Fluency in reading, speaking, and understanding English
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be open to working rotating shifts
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Able to read and understand technical manuals, work reports, and schematics or drawings
    Good problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail
  • Thorough knowledge of (or ability to quickly learn) O.E.M. maintenance instructions and procedures
    Knowledge of (or ability to quickly learn) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) rules
  • Able to read and understand safety and environmental rules, technical manuals, work reports, specifications, schematics, and drawings. Follow oral instructions to determine work assignments and materials and equipment needs.
  • Good problem-solving skills and attention to detail and ability to manage deadlines.
  • Ability to work overtime to support production demands.
All salaried new hires must be fully vaccinated or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, where permitted by applicable law and subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the one dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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.

All salaried new hires must be fully vaccinated or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, where permitted by applicable law and subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the one dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 671229221-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Wabtec Corporation
  • Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent