Railcar Inspector

Sioux City, IA 51054

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Dj32543 Compensation: $53000-66200 / year

Job Description

Overview: Sterling has helped thousands of professionals like yourself build careers. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process, and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Title: Write Up Inspector

Location: Sioux City, IA 51054

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  1. Perform inspections of incoming and outgoing railcars to ensure satisfaction with all FRA, DOT, and customer requirements.  
  2. Ensure that all customer-supplied information has been received before inspection (i.e., Scopes of Work, MSDS’, cleaning certificates, drawings, and gasket and o-ring specs).            
  3. Ensure that all regulatory information has been received prior to inspection (i.e. Early Warnings, Maintenance Advisories, UMLER and regulatory test dates).
  4. Thoroughly inspect all railcars for defects and non-conformances in accordance with all AAR, FRA, customer and TRPI guidelines.
  5. Compare work performed to the Work Order and report findings on applicable forms.     
  6. Create an accurate and detailed write-up of all repairs and non-conformances found on all bad-ordered and program railcars on Write-Up inspection as well as customer-required modifications, including the accurate estimation of all associated labor, material, and parts (to include part numbers) and submit to Office Manager for estimate submission in customer, railroad, 3rd party fleet management and TRPI systems for approval.
  7. Review Work Orders and all applicable forms for accuracy and completeness.

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Ability to read and comprehend basic drawings and perform basic math skills (adding/subtraction).
  • 3 years verifiable work experience.
  • A minimum of 6 months in a repair environment with exposure to all railcar types worked at that facility is required.
  • Welding and NDT experience a plus.

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

Sabrina Herrera

Sabrina Herrera is a seasoned Technical Recruiter with a knack for establishing genuine connections with candidates and continuously expanding her expertise in various roles and industries. With one year of dedicated service at Sterling and an impressive 15-year journey in the recruiting arena, Sabrina has become a respected figure in talent acquisition.

As a Technical Recruiter, Sabrina's ability to build strong relationships with candidates sets her apart. She values the opportunity to understand each individual's unique strengths, aspirations, and career goals, ensuring she can guide them toward the most suitable and fulfilling opportunities.

Having spent 15 years in the recruiting domain, Sabrina's experience spans diverse industries and roles. She embraces the challenges of exploring new fields, consistently striving to expand her knowledge and expertise. Her dedication to continuous learning allows her to stay at the forefront of emerging trends and best practices in the recruitment landscape.

Sabrina advises fellow professionals to cultivate a curious mindset and actively seek new challenges and projects that push the boundaries of their abilities. Embracing the unknown and venturing into uncharted territories can lead to personal and professional growth, ultimately elevating one's effectiveness in the field of recruitment.

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