Repair and rebuilds railway freight cars, tank cars, or locomotives, following federal and company regulations and specifications using handtools, power tools, welding equipment, and measuring instruments
Remove and inspects locomotive or car units, like wheels, truck & brake assemblies, side posts, air cylinders, reservoirs and valves, side and roof sections and coupler assemblies, using pneumatic hoist jack, pinch bar, handtools and cutting torch
Disassemble roller bearings, using jacks, blocks and frames
Examine bearings, gaskets, and seals for defects, like scratches, chips, and excessive wear
Replace defective parts reassembles roller bearings
Measure diameter of axle wheel seats, using micrometer, and marks dimensions on axle for subsequent boring of wheels to specified press fit dimensions
Repair wooden sections, like flooring interior walls [Carpenter construction ]
Repair or replaces steel sections, like side posts, rafters, crossties, panels, underframing, and piping, using welding torch, power wrench, and plumbers tools
Assemble repaired or replaced units to rebuild locomotive or car
Position width gauge between car sides, clamps turnbuckle ends to top of each side, and twists turnbuckle, using wrench, until sides are pressed against gauge to align sides for installation of car ends crossties
May be designated according to type of car repaired as Tank-Car Repairer
May be known according to specific tasks performed as Car Straightener ; Wheel Fitter .
I appreciate your time taken to review my credentials and experience.
I look forward to being interviewed at your earliest convenience. Lot of thanks for your consideration and care.