La Porte, TX

American Railcar Industries, Inc. La Porte , TX 77571

Posted 2 months ago

American Railcar Industries, Inc. is one of the prominent North American designers and manufacturers of hopper and tank railcars. We provide our railcar customers with integrated solutions through a comprehensive set of high quality products and related services offered by our three business segments of manufacturing, railcar leasing and railcar services. Each person in the United States requires 40 tons of freight to be moved on their behalf per year. Vital to the U.S. economy, the $60 billion freight rail industry consists of over 140,000 miles of track in the U.S. providing over 220,000 jobs helping to reduce road congestion, fuel consumption, and greenhouse gases. Why work for ARI? To work with great people who share our core values of Excellence, Accountability, & Teamwork and help ARI become the Leading Railcar Solutions Provider.

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

Perform a variety of repair, rebuild, modification and assembly of various types of railroad freight cars and their parts. All work performed must meet current AAR and quality assurance guidelines and requirements.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of repair, rebuilding, fabrication and modification operations under direction from supervisor on various types of cars

  • Interpret job work orders to perform required repairs

  • Coordinate and complete repairs in an efficient manner and within assigned hours

  • Ensure AAR quality assurance standards are met

  • Follow all safety rules and procedures

  • Interact with crew members and supervisors in a team environment

  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner

  • Comply with the established safety policies and support continuing awareness for safety

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Ability to use a variety of tools and equipment including but not limited to pneumatic and hydraulic tools, grinders, jacks, welders, cutting torches, and forklifts safely and proficiently

  • Knowledge of machines and tools required to weld, cut, and gouge

  • Eye-Hand coordination

  • Attention to details

Required Experience / Education / Training / Certifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is desired

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Welding experience is a plus

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:

  • The 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

Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities

Lift / Carry

Push / Pull

10 lbs or less frequently
10 lbs or less occasionally

Walk frequently
11 20 lbs occasionally
10 20 lbs occasionally

Sit occasionally
21 50 lbs occasionally
20 50 lbs occasionally

Climb occasionally
51 100 lbs N/A
51 100 lbs N/A

Crawl occasionally

Over 100 lbs N/A

Over 100 lbs N/A

Squat or kneel occasionally

Bend occasionally

Fine Manipulation occasionally

Reach Outward occasionally

Reach above shoulder occasionally

Drive - occasionally

N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation


  • Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)


  • Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)


  • Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. ARI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. ARI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ARI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ARI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the ARI has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Security Officer For La Porte Refinery Twic Needed

Allied Universal Security

Posted Yesterday

VIEW JOBS 5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-08-21T00:00 Overview We are North America's leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. At Allied Universal, we pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. In fact, over 65% of our managerial positions are filled by internal candidates. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! We also offer part-time and flexible schedules! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal today! Job Description Allied Universal is seeking Professional Security Officers. Our Security Officers allow us to contribute to our company's core purpose of providing unparalleled service, systems and solutions to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses of our communities. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: * Be at least 18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent * Possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner * Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying. * As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws * Display exceptional customer service and communication skills * Have intermediate computer skills to operate innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites * Ability to handle crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently * Able to: * Work in various environments such as cold weather, rain/snow or heat * Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds * Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift * Stand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of time Closing Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Texas License: #15802 #ZR * CB-CE * SAJ * GD-CE Requisition ID2019-294611 Allied Universal Security La Porte TX

La Porte, TX

American Railcar Industries, Inc.