Union Tank Car Company

Come join a team where People make the difference! As a part of Marmon Holdings, Inc., a highly decentralized organization, we rely heavily on people with the aptitude, attitude, and entrepreneurial spirit to drive our success, and we’re committed to attracting and retaining top talent.

Union Tank Car Company is seeking qualified welders at our full-service rail tank car repair shop in Cleveland location.

The Company’s regulatory, engineering and commercial expertise make UTLX the preferred source of railcars and services for many of its customers. Owned by the Marmon Group and Berkshire Hathaway, UTLX headquarters is in Chicago’s financial district, close to major public transportation hubs. UTLX offers competitive compensation and benefits as well as an opportunity to be a part of a top-notch team where enthusiasm, expertise, and progressive thinking are valued.

Primary Job Functions

This is not an exhaustive list and employees in these classifications frequently may be required to perform additional duties. Not all classifications will be required to perform all job functions.

Welds components related to tank cars including tanks, bolsters, underframes, side sills, etc.

Performs welded repairs by utilizing air arc cutting torch and stick or wire welding equipment.

Uses hand tools and equipment to chip and grind weld, slag or spatter.

Repairs, straightens, removes, reworks car parts, brakes, underframes, center plates, gears, couplers, valves, etc. using various hand and power tools.

Performs welding and mechanical repairs to tank and hopper cars when required.

Maintains work area in a neat and orderly manner and reports potential hazards.

Knowledge and Skills Required

Must pass the applicable welding test as prescribed by the company

Have a High School Diploma or GED

Demonstrate job-related computational knowledge; for example, be able to read a ruler

Environmental Conditions

Moderate to heavy physical effort involved. Lifts and carries necessary equipment to car to perform operation. Climbs, walks, and balances on top of car while welding.

Possibility of exposure to x-ray radiation hazards.

Must follow prescribed safety rules to avoid possible injury.

Uses hand tools and equipment to chip and grind off excess weld slag or spatter.

Why Join Our Team?

We take pride in offering our employees rich benefits packages. We appreciate hard-working and passionate individuals which is why we offer…

Medical, dental, vision

Company-paid employee and dependent life insurance

Company-paid sickness and accident income

401k matching and pension

Annual safety shoe allowance

Holiday pay


Marmon employee discount program

It is the policy of UTLX to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, and to recruit, hire, train, promote, and compensate persons in all job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation, gender identify, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic protected by the law.

Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check as permitted or required by applicable law.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to [email protected], and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.