CSX Internships – Carman

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
    Weld and paint cars and locomotives
    Cut metal, sandblast, replace doors and general car construction
    Inspect car components for compliance with FRA, Association of American Railroads (AAR) and CSX standards
    Identify or analyze defective components and indicate the necessary corrective action
    Inspect the securement of lading in open top or flat cars for compliance with AAR rules and measure high/wide loads to ensure railway line clearance
    Inspect and salvage parts from dismantled and/or scrapped cars
    Inspect and apply end-of-train device and perform airbrake tests
    Clean, lubricate and maintain tie-down devices and other special equipment on railroad cars
    Remove and replace couplers, draft gears and yokes
    Inspect, replace and/or repair gaskets, air hose, train line, bulkhead and other interior load restraining equipment, steel sections such as side sheets, crossbearers, crossties and underframing
    Paint cars and car components; stencil letters and numbers on cars
    Build and/or repair components such as freight doors, wooden floors or interior walls
    Fabricate large jigs and fixtures and use them to assemble parts on car
    Straighten or fabricate, then replace steel parts such as: grab irons, handholds, ladders, brackets, steps and patching components
    Operate light and heavy cranes, fork lifts, and other car moving shop equipment
    Operate various vehicles to the job site


Job Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • One year mechanical work experience or training
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • One or more years of welding and fabrication experience
  • Carman apprenticeship
  • Heavy work, lifting up to 60 pounds occasionally and up to 85 pounds on a rare basis
  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb
  • Walk long distances over uneven terrain
  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
  • Exposure to equipment that intensifies the heat factor on an occasional basis
  • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications)
  • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
  • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
  • Mechanical aptitude

Job Details:

Company: CSX

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Montgomery, AL, US

Application Deadline: N/A


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