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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Newton, Kansas

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Job Description

Join Our Team at voestalpine Railway Systems Nortrak!

Embark on a rewarding career journey with voestalpine Railway Systems Nortrak, North America's premier designer and manufacturer of special trackwork. With a legacy spanning 160 years, we lead the industry in shaping the future of rail solutions. As part of the voestalpine Railway Systems global network, we are committed to delivering quality products and services, including rails, turnouts, fastening systems, signaling technologies, and monitoring solutions. Operating with a presence across Canada, the US, and Mexico, we prioritize the well-being of our people, global mobility, and sustainability and innovation.

Our people are the foundation of our success. Skilled, motivated, and results-driven individuals shape our culture demonstrating our core values of Respect, Responsibility, Curiosity, Courage, Passion, and Diversity each day. This commitment is more than shared values; it extends to shared responsibilities for safety and quality, showing genuine care for one another's growth and development, a commitment to our customers, and fostering strong relationships within the Nortrak Team and with our customers.


The Skilled Laborer / Assembler is responsible for grinding, welding, fitting, and assembling all steel, iron, and manganese rail points for track work related products to the specifications provided by engineering.

Task and Responsibilities:

  • Operate hydraulic benders or presses to straighten manganese castings
  • Safely operate jib and overhead cranes
  • Ability to operate grinder, welder and power tools
  • Proficiently assemble all switch points built at plant
  • Safely operate powered industrial truck
  • Able to work with little supervision
  • Adhere to Nortrak’s Safety, Quality and Environmental Procedures, Practices and Policies
  • Routine cleanup of work area
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged periods of standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or climbing.
  • Use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Regularly lift and move up to 20-25 pounds, occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Hearing abilities related to job assigned.

Job Requirements (e.g. education, experience, skills and desired competencies)

  • High School graduate or GED preferred
  • Welding, Forklift and Crane certification preferred
  • Ability to read work orders, ITP’s, blue prints, rulers and tape measures
  • Basic mathematical calculation experience in adding and subtracting whole numbers, fractions and decimals
  • Experience in Railroad Industry is a plus

Working Location:

  • Newton, Kansas


  • Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm


  • $19.53/hr


  • A supportive, family oriented Nortrak Blue culture
  • We provide an environment where Health and Safety is our #1 priority
  • Career development opportunities and competitive pay progression
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision benefits
  • Company paid life and disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Recognition Programs

If you think you have the necessary qualifications and drive to excel in our team, we invite you to apply now and join us at voestalpine Railway Systems Nortrak. Apply today!

voestalpine Railway Systems Nortrak (“Nortrak”) is a subsidiary of voestalpine AG ( one of Europe’s premier steel producers with over 50,000 employees worldwide. Nortrak is closely affiliated with voestalpine’s Railway Systems group which operates in 21 countries across the globe to provide cutting edge system-based solutions to railroads and transits. Our website is

voestalpine Railway Systems Nortrak is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, and any other federal, state, or locally protected classifications.