Mechanical Assembler

Sherman, TX 75092

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Ab749379526 Compensation: $36400 / year

Job Description

Title: Mechanical Assembler
Location: Sherman, TX
Duration and hire type: Contract to Hire or Direct Hire
Overview: Sterling Engineering / Staffing is currently looking for a CMM Technician for one of our clients in the Winston Salem, NC area. Sterling has a rich history of delivering top talent to our clients. We are a nationwide Staffing Firm with over 100 clients and works primarily with Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
Track Assemblers will use mechanical aptitude and skills to build full track panels, turnouts, and crossings, as well as build other rail components to customer specifications. Following instructions from blueprints, engineering change documents and work instructions, the operations will consist of the manual assembly, fabrication, grinding and fitting together rail components such as frogs, switch rods, switch points, guard rail, and gage plates for final trackwork assembly.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Follow assembly processes for assigned area and follow written work instructions and verbal guidance by department supervisor
  • Use designated instruments to complete inspection of completed part and accurately record dimensions on quality check sheets
  • Ability to use measuring devices such as tape measures, scales, torque wrenches, and calipers. Must be able to measure to the 1/32” and record the required inspection information
  • Maintain area cleanliness and organization; follow safety policies and practices when operating equipment and machinery

Advanced Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Use various hand tools such as grinders, huck guns, impact wrenches, etc. to secure/attach/fit rail components for trackwork assembly process
  • Operate overhead crane to lift/move/load track segments for the assembly process and in/out of the work area, or to load finished product for shipment
  • Identify quality discrepancies and non-conforming issues and notify QA and/or make the correction according to customer requirements
  • Pass certification for mig welding
  • Train other employees on work processes

Education / Training:
  • HS Diploma 

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Must be familiar with manufacturing environment, with use of industrial equipment and mechanics, and ability to use various hand and power tools and measuring devices for completion of work
  • Must be able to read a tape measure to the 1/32” and have experience using other instruments such as gauges, calipers, etc.
  • Must be able to read, write, count, and communicate with various levels of personnel

Preferred Skills:
  • Ability to read and understanding blueprints, schematics, written work instructions, and other visual aids
  • Prior experience using hand tools as well as pneumatic and electric powered grinders and impact wrenches, as well as overhead cranes to transport rail and rail components into and out of the work area
  • Experience in operating forklift

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Kajal Patel
Technical Recruiter

Kajal Patel is a dedicated Technical Recruiter specializing in the Transportation industry. With a successful track record at Sterling and a wealth of experience spanning five years in the recruitment field, Kajal is a driving force in talent acquisition.

As a Technical Recruiter in the Transportation sector, Kajal understands the nuances of the industry and the unique demands it entails. Her experience and insights enable her to guide candidates and clients effectively, ensuring a seamless match that benefits all parties involved.

With her experience, Kajal has developed a keen understanding of the recruitment landscape. Her advice to never ghost potential employers and maintain open communication with recruiters is a testament to her professionalism and dedication. Kajal recognizes that such practices can impact immediate opportunities and future prospects, potentially hindering one's career growth.

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