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LORAM Maintenance of Way Inc Mechanical Machine Builder in Hamel, Minnesota

Job Title: Machine Builder Mechanical 1M FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Department: Manufacturing Assembly Reports to: Shop Supervisors BONUSES of $500 after 30 days of continuous employment and another $1,000 after 120 days of employment! GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PURPOSE: This is an introductory manufacturing assembly position, working with consistent oversight by higher classified hourly employees or supervisors, and is expected to work as a team member with other assembly related activities on large railroad maintenance equipment. This role utilizes a variety of technical competencies with primary focus in mechanical. Incumbents will have a higher level of competence in mechanical, but able to learn skills in other disciplines, in order to efficiently perform essential functions in that specific technical area. Incumbents are expected to perform work assignments in other disciplines at any time, based on the needs of the business. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Technical Fundamentals Understands and applies shop rules, proper safety and PPE at all times and references MSDS to remain safe Understands proper use and care of required tools Understands and can interpret basic engineering prints Understands basic addition and fraction conversions Understands metal working fundamentals and proper tool use, including operating drills, bending, cutting and knowledge of materials and threading Understands desired surface finish after deburring and grinding process Assembly Demonstrates proper and safe, use and technique of torque procedures Demonstrates safe and correct use of all metal working and fabrication tools Demonstrates safe operation of overhead cranes and forklift utilized to lift parts while avoiding damage to parts Demonstrates the ability to identify AAR and Loram machine components Demonstrates the ability to identify and properly use SAE and metric hardware, coarse and fine thread, grades and plating Demonstrates the ability to configure, use and troubleshoot oxygen and acetylene use. Demonstrates an understanding of metal types, properties, characteristics and requirements for cutting and welding Safety Demonstrates understanding of mechanical safety, OSHA compliance and lock out tag out Demonstrates and applies an understanding of shop rules and job briefing, proper techniques, PPE and MSDS referencing at all times to remain safe Demonstrates proper configuration of switches, communicate switches and distance of objects using radios, Demonstrates proper operation of hand brake, derails, and wheel chocks Demonstrates the ability to coordinate clearing of area Quality Demonstrates understanding and ability to interpret and apply MF documents and Best Practice Manuals Demonstrates focus on continuous improvement by completing Loram specific yellow belt training Demonstrates understanding and ability to follow control process for non-conforming material and redlines Production Workflow Demonstrates the ability to correctly locate and gather parts from the parts storage area Demonstrates the ability to locate, understand and apply shop order packets and production process flows Demonstrates the ability to read and understand standard work documents BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES: 6 total competencies Work Standards Takes Direction & Effectively Executes Safety Awareness Values Based Leadership Technical Learning Action Oriented We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.