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VIVA USA Inc Gearbox Assembly Technician in Alpharetta, Georgia

Req Ref No: MDGAPS161 Location: Alpharetta, GA Duration: 7.0 months



Gearbox Assembly Technician :

The client is hiring numerous Gearbox Assembly Technicians to overhaul and rebuild locomotive motors. We are responsible for disassembling, cleaning, repairing and reassembling components according to drawings and guidelines to ensure product specifications and quality standards are met. We inspect and adjust completed motors to ensure they meet specifications, tolerances, and customer order requirements. We have a training and development plan waiting for you!

Responsibilities :

Attach gearbox housing and couplings to build stand. Install gears, bearings and housings. Measure for accurate clearances using calibrated instrument (depth gauge, caliper, micrometer, etc). Install spacers and covers and various fasteners, plugs, and hardware Demount gearbox from build stand. Inspect, test (if applicable), and adjust completed units to ensure that units meet specifications, tolerances, and customer order requirements. Assemble parts or units, and position, align, and fasten units to assemblies, sub-assemblies, or frames. Disassemble units to replace parts or to crate them for shipping. Position, align, and adjust parts for accurate fit and assembly. Attach name plates and mark identifying information on parts. Measure parts to determine tolerances, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and verniers. Inspect parts for surface defects. Align, fit, or assemble component parts, using hand or power tools, fixtures, templates, or microscopes. Verify part dimensions or clearances to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Read and interpret schematic drawings, diagrams, blueprints, specifications, work orders, bills of materials, or reports to determine materials requirements or assembly instructions. Explain assembly procedures or techniques to other workers. Clean working areas and parts, using cleaning solutions, air hoses, and cloths. Inventory tools. Drill or tap holes in specified equipment locations. Confer with supervisors or engineers to plan or review work activities or to resolve production problems. Conduct 6S audits and safety walks. Participate in work groups / projects in order to inform oneself and to provide information to the others and to optimize processes and workflows. We are looking to select the individuals with the most closely aligned practical experience, knowledge, skills and abilities with the job duties outlined above. See below for general knowledge, skills, tools, and education necessary for the role.

Knowledge :

Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics, and their applications. Knowledge of environmental health and safety laws and procedures. Knowledge of product, workmanship standards, and assembly procedures. Basic knowledge of computer software applications. Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. Knowledge of machines, power tools, and hand tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and operator level maintenance. Knowledge of basic lean principles and techniques for optimizing processes and eliminating waste.


Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it. Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Communicating effectively as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Mechanical Assembly — Assembling mechanical connections and components as per drawings, instructions, and procedures. Collaboration— Working with others to achieve a common goal.

Tools used in this role:

Gauges, Scales, Measuring devices Cranes & Hoist - Use of all relevant lifting devices, fixtures, press heads, slings, etc. Oven and Induction Heater Freezer Build Stand Hand tools and Power Tools Pallet trucks (if applicable)- Pallet jacks; Pallet transport trucks

Education and Experience :

HS diploma or equivalent required. Must be able to pass a basic skills test.

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.