Valve & Coil


Performs all functions of coil and valve repairs including necessary and essential repair to noted miscellaneous tank car fittings. 


  • Receives oral and written instructions as to the work to be performed. 
  • Install, test, repair, or renew interior and exterior coils, coil cradles and brackets. 
  • Use drawings and sketches to layour coil, bracket, and valve location. 
  • Refaces seaeting surfaces, not to include machining of surfaces. 
  • Install, test, repair, or renew miscellaneous tank fittings such as: safety vent, outlet nozzle, cap, induction pipe, high pressure manway bonnet, and gaskets. 
  • Use oxy-acetylene torch to perform burning operation as required. 
  • Clean dirt, grease, etc. from interior of tank. 
  • Work with welder on installation of coils as required. 
  • Set-up and operate bending, threading, and cut-off equipment to shape and fabricate pipe as required for installation. 
  • Communicate with supervisor as needed. 
  • Keep work area in a clean and orderly manner. 
  • Comply with the established safety policies, support continuing awareness for safety and when possible, recommend specific changes and improvements to health and safety policies and programs. 


  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as IO instructions, FM instructions, work orders, and AAR Field Manual.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply or divide two digit numbers 
  • Ability to perform moderate physical exertion in performing arc welding on ground level and overhead.
  • Ability to safetly lift up to 51 lbs regularly and safely lift up to 85 lbs occasionly from the ground surface.  
  • Must be able to push/pull horizontally up to 140 lbs of force. 
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperature environments. 
  • Must be able to physically enter confined space and work in enclosed environments. 

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