Carman Resume Samples

Carman takes responsibility for building, inspecting, and repairing rail cars. A well-drafted Carman Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – welding and painting cars and locomotives; cutting metal and replacing doors and general car construction; inspecting car components, identifying or analyzing defective components; indicating necessary corrective actions; inspecting the securement of lading; inspecting and salvage parts, inspecting and applying end-of-train device and performing airbrake tests; removing and replacing couplers and draft gears; inspecting and replacing gaskets and air hose; painting cars and car components; and operating various vehicles to the job site.

To work at this capacity, the following skills are needed – mechanical experience and aptitude, reasoning skills, numerical abilities; and high level of physical stamina. Most of the successful resumes denote a diploma and a valid driver’s license. More than formal education preference is given to knowledge and experience of the field.

Carman Resume example

Carman Resume

Headline : To obtain a position within a company that would promote growth and maturity while allowing me to utilize my hands on and people skills to contribute to the company's purpose, all while making a positive impact on the customers.

Skills : Active Listening, Monitoring, Operation, and Control.

Description :

    1. Ensured compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
    2. Identified or analyzed defective components and indicated the necessary corrective action.
    3. Inspected the securement of lading in open-top or flat cars for compliance with AAR rules and measured high/wide loads to ensure railway line clearance.
    4. Inspected and salvaged parts from dismantled and/or scrapped cars.
    5. Inspected and applied an end-of-train device and perform airbrake tests.
    6. Cleaned, lubricated, and maintained tie-down devices and other special equipment on railroad cars. 
    7. Assisted with general repairs on rail cars.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Carman Resume

Objective : Reliable worker with strong mechanical aptitude and a willingness to learn. Experienced and hard-working; committed to getting the job done as quickly, efficiently, and safely as possible.

Skills : Commercial Driving Expertise, Safety Conscious, Customer-Oriented.

Description :

    1. Repaired and maintained all railcars.
    2. Adjusted alignment of drills, cutters, dies, guides, and holding devices.
    3. Collated components for assembly.
    4. Coordinated and supervised assembly work for couplers and rolling assembly crews.
    5. Fabricated large and small parts per drawing and assembled parts as required.
    6. Responsible for achieving production requirements.
    7. Ensured that all health and safety guidelines were followed.
    8. Made sure that products were produced on time and are of good quality.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA In Management


Carman Resume

Objective : Dedicated, Driven, and Dynamic professional with 10+ years of operational expertise as a Class A Truck Driver with hazardous material endorsement, certified industrial painter, and railcar repairman in a trucking and industrial manufacturing environment.

Skills : Administration and Management, Attention-to-Detail, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Worked in the shop performing a wide variety of repairs to rail cars.
    2. Performed single car air brake tests when due.
    3. Repaired fabrication by using a torch and welder.
    4. Operated a high rail vehicle in order to get into the rail yard in order to re-rail railcars or locomotives.
    5. Made repairs to cars in the yard in order to expedite cars moving to customers.
    6. Took the high rail vehicle out on the mainline to make repairs and re-rail equipment. 
    7. Repaired train cars did brake tests and other maintenance items.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Carman Resume

Summary : Hard-working dedicated fast learner looking for long term employment with a well-established company. Experience in all types of railcar repairs and air brake testing and repairs per A.A.R. interchange rules.

Skills : Complex Problem Solving, Coordination, Service Orientation.

Description :

    1. Preformed all repairs in a timely and safe manner.
    2. Operated mobile cranes when assigned for crane service jobs or dispatched to derailments.
    3. Implemented Single Car Air Test when required and made all necessary repairs.
    4. Set up and operated equipment in accordance with current safety practices and standard operating procedures.
    5. Serviced equipment and repaired and replaced parts as necessary.
    6. Constantly picked by the supervisor for rush assignments due to my high productive and fabricating capabilities.
    7. performed operations that included the use of various hand tools, welding, air tools, and mobile equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED In General Studies

Carman Resume

Objective : Experienced Manager and Repairman with the ability to be very productive alone and working with others. Very driven to complete every task at hand and able to maintain high levels of productivity.

Skills : Critical Thinking, Judgment, and Decision Making, Time Management SKills.

Description :

    1. Worked with shop machines, tools, vehicles, and equipment.
    2. Cleaned and supplied work areas.
    3. Repaired rolling stock structural components.
    4. Removed and replaced defective components on rolling stock. 
    5. Repaired freight cars to be safe enough for transport, weld and fabricated anything broken, troubleshoot, and fix any air brake defects.
    6. Performed, scheduled, and on-demand maintenance.
    7. Removed and replace defective appliances and components.
    8. Worked with shop machines and tools.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Carman Resume

Summary : As a Carman, to work as part of a team to rebuild, repair, and maintain railcars. To ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration.

Skills : Quality Control Analysis, Customer Oriented, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Completed all repairs and maintenance to company standards.
    2. Planned work and determine and equipment.
    3. Processed work orders and prioritized jobs.
    4. Responsible for promoting a safe and clean working environment.
    5. Used measuring instruments to inspect parts.
    6. Verified that the machine setup conformed to specs.
    7. Worked overtime, including evenings and weekends, to respond to emergencies and fix unsafe conditions.
    8. Performed routine maintenance on equipment on an as-needed basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Carman Resume

Headline : Seeking a Carman position where all skills of previous work experience will be put to use. To complete and maintain required certifications demonstrates strong familiarity with AAR rules and regulations.

Skills : Administration and Management, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Handled maintenance and repairs on the heavy equipment.
    2. Performed mobile repairs and also work with specific rail coordinators at various plants.
    3. Kept rail fleet in good working order while following AAR and FRA standards. 
    4. Repaired and maintained railroad cars, including jobs as routine as changing brake shoes or as detailed as modifications to make the car fit a certain condition.
    5. Responsible for inspecting trains for morning service.
    6. Worked with an electrician to make sure trains were ready to go out.
    7. Made any brake repairs necessary to comply with federal and state standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA In Management

Carman Resume

Summary : As a Carman, to conduct all aspects of repair and maintenance on tank cars. To demonstrate good leadership and team skills while being a safety-conscious person.

Skills : Driving Expertise, Safety Conscious, Customer-Oriented.

Description :

    1. Inspected and made repairs to railcars.
    2. Worked with basic hand tools. 
    3. Performed inspection and repair of all the safety devices and equipment on all trains. 
    4. Responsible for inspection, periodic maintenance, and repair of railway freight cars.
    5. Repaired railroad cars.
    6. Responsible for inspecting, troubleshooting, part fabrication, and repair of railcars and air brake systems.
    7. Responsible for inspecting, rebuilding & repairing railcars.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MBA In Management

Carman Resume

Headline : To assist with various railcar repair jobs in assigned areas such as welding, painting/blasting, cleaning, and valve repair. Has developed skills through formal training or considerable work experience and works within established procedures.

Skills : Active Listening, Operation, and Control, Time Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Used all proper equipment for the repairs and Rerailing. 
    2. Repaired and maintained freight cars as well as practiced following strict safety regulations.
    3. Ensured the compliance of railroad policies and regulations for security, safety, and operations.
    4. Replaced grab irons, Springs, Wheels, Couplers, Draft gears, and components. 
    5. Ability to operate forklift and work closely with other departments at derailment sites, facility maintenance, carpentry. 
    6. Performed air brake tests, scheduled maintenance, and necessary inspections on locomotives and trains in accordance with federal regulations. 
    7. Responsible for inspection, testing, and maintenance of wheels sets, brakes, brake pads, repairing suspension and pneumatic systems on rolling stock. 
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Carman Resume

Summary : As a Carman, Responsible for assisting with general railcar repair operations and for performing regular housekeeping and maintenance functions. Have a valid Drivers License with a clean driving record

Skills : Analytical Thinking, Integrity, Social Orientation.

Description :

    1. Inspected running boards, railroad wheels, and roadbeds for wear and tear.
    2. Maintained and repaired train carts. 
    3. Responsible for inspection, periodic maintenance, and repair of railway freight cars.
    4. Ability to use a cutting torch in all positions without damage to adjoining parts.
    5. Ensured that all company guidelines are met and that all safety rules are followed when performing duties.
    6. Ability to read and understand blueprints, make car repairs in compliance with FRA & AAR rules, and keep good repair records.
    7. Ability to perform foreign car repairs, as well as fleet car repairs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED