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Railcar Repairman

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Drumm Inc. seeks an experienced, talented and versatile Railcar Repairman for our railcar maintenance facility in Southwestern Ohio.  Position will support Drumm Inc.’s growing tank and freight car mechanical operations.  This position is hands on and requires strong mechanical aptitude.

General Duties

  • Perform functions of freight car repairman as required; inspections and repairs according to AAR, FRA, company and customer requirements 
  • Remove, repair, and replace mechanical components such as gates, draft gear, tank car safety appliances, valve rebuilding, etc.
  •  Mobile and on-site, some travel required
  • Use drawings and instruction manuals to remove, fabricate, repair, and install components
  • Apply decals, stenciling, touch-up painting and lining on railcars
  • Maintain all certifications, including welding, complete and maintain NDT Bubble leak / Magnetic particle certification, demonstrate familiarity with AAR rules and regulations
  • Conduct preventative maintenance and repair of facility assets as required by supervisor and company maintenance schedules
  • Maintain Customer Relationships – Meet expectations and requirements of all customers; ensure customer satisfaction with work completed
  • Assist in inventory/ordering of parts, supplies and equipment
  • Maintain good housekeeping of equipment and site
  • Operate forklift, railcar mover, and other heavy equipment as needed
  • Operate oxy/fuel torch, welding equipment, power tools and hand tools
  • Ensures all safety standards and company procedures are adhered to; any issues, resolved or unresolved are reported to supervisor
  • Perform railcar / tank cleaning activities as needed
  • Record keeping for all job functions


  • 3 years carman experience in railcar shop environment, tank car experience preferred
  • Certified in NDT level II BBT, MPI and S-486 air test; will train the right candidate
  • Certified welding experience with stick / MIG; will train to AWS D15.1
  • Ability to travel within 150-200 miles of work location as necessary
  • Ability to be flexible with schedule based on business needs
  • Detail oriented, mechanical aptitude, and ability to problem solve
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to follow instructions and communicate effectively
  • Be able to meet physical requirements for this position including, but not limited to: prolonged periods of standing and sitting, working in confined spaces and from heights, bending, kneeling, climbing stairs and ladders, work in all weather conditions, work in a variety of conditions (heat, cold, dust, etc.), lift up to 70 lbs. unassisted

If interested in joining our team please complete an employment application or email resume with the position you’re applying for to 

Drumm Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

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