Website The Greenbrier Companies

Level 1 Welder Job Highlights

Title Welder Level 1
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Production
Location Paragould, AR, United States
Company The Greenbrier Companies

Company Profile

The Greenbrier Companies is a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Welder who will fit work into jigs and fixtures, perform manual or semi-automatic arc welding, use weld machines properly, visually inspect weld work, repair defective welds, and operate forklift or crane.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have preferably a High School Education or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have either experience in welding or an interest in production welding.
  • Requires individual to pass applicable welding tests to work as a welder.


  • Ensures that safety and housekeeping standards are met and maintained.
  • Fits, aligns, and clamps work, usually in jigs and fixtures, to prepare for welding steel.
  • Operates forklift or hook and hitch to overhead crane to move material.
  • Performs manual or semi-automatic arc welding of railcar parts, sub-assemblies, and assemblies on the bench, floor, or assembly line.
  • Performs occasional air arc or flame cutting to help repair defective welds.
  • Visually inspects weld work, repairs defective welds, and performs minor repairs to equipment.
  • When using weld machine maintains heat and speed of travel to assure penetration and weld bead size, grinds work incidental to welding, removes weld slag, and preheats work.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Production Group Leader.

Physical Demands


  • N (Not Applicable): Activity is not applicable to this occupation
  • O (Occasionally): Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day)
  • F (Frequently): Occupation requires this activity from 33% – 66% of the time (2.5: 5.5+ hours/day)
  • C (Constantly): Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day)


  • Stand: frequently
  • Walk: frequently
  • Sit: occasionally
  • Climb: occasionally
  • Crawl: occasionally
  • Squat or kneel: occasionally
  • Bend: occasionally
  • Reach Outward: occasionally
  • Reach above shoulder: occasionally
  • Drive: occasionally

Lift Carry-

  • 10 lbs or less: occasionally
  • 11 – 20 lbs: occasionally
  • 21 – 50 lbs: occasionally
  • 51 – 100 lbs: N/A
  • Over 100 lbs: N/A


  • 10 lbs or less: occasionally
  • 10 – 20 lbs: occasionally
  • 20 – 50 lbs: occasionally
  • 51 – 100 lbs: N/A
  • Over 100 lbs: N/A

Safety Equipment-

  • Additional PPE per the appropriate JSA for the specific area
  • Composite Toe Safety Shoes
  • Hard Hat
  • Hearing Protection


  • 401k Plan
  • Discounts and Savings
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Health and Wellness Resources
  • Income Protection
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Assistance Program

Employer’s Statement

The Greenbrier Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled.

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