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Welders Helper

Company: Succession Planning for Railroads Investing in the
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryAssist/help the Thermite Welder repair and maintain all aspects of rail including frogs, rail-ends, turn-outs, switch points, and glue joints using arc, propane or thermite welding processes. - -Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
  • Perform grinding tasks using power and hand tools
  • Inspect all equipment daily to check for leaky cylinders, hoses or connections
  • Assist other employees in changing out rail with rail tongs
  • Replace rail anchors, drive spikes and tamp ballast as needed
  • Clean work pieces to remove impurities, such as slag, rust and grease
  • Monitor and maintain flow of gases, light torch and adjust gas mixture and pressure to obtain desired flame when making field welds
  • Apply filler rod to molten area to form weld
  • Repair or replace broken or cracked rail and build-up rail, trim weld, grind the surface of rail, and grind gauge sides
  • Inspect weld after grinding to check for hairline cracks or any visible defects
  • Operate propane torches and electric and gas welding equipment
  • Operate heavy duty trucks to carry equipment to and from the work site
  • Test rail after using the thermite welding procedure to detect voids, lack of fusion or other defects in the rail -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Succession Planning for Railroads Investing in the, Hattiesburg , Welders Helper, Other , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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