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Installation Technician, US



Job Description & Function

THE JOB: The ideal candidate will perform detail-oriented tasks involving physical labor on various types of construction sites, mills, ship ports, warehouses and rail yards.

Candidates will ideally posses a commercial construction background. Candidate will be required to operate a wide range of hand and power tools; Hammer drills, grout mixers, small hoists, impact wrenches, surveying and measuring equipment and a variety of other equipment and instruments.

Training will be provided for operation of heavy equipment including elevated work platforms, telehandler, forklift etc.

Duties will include but are not limited to; cleaning and preparing worksites, performing layouts using surveying equipment, handling of heavy material, slinging and rigging using hoisting equipment, drilling holes for anchors, mixing and pouring grout, welding and grinding, working at heights.

Candidates will assist other team members and work in collaboration with the project manager and site supervisor to complete installations on time and budget.


  • Receive instructions from site supervisor and execute work accordingly
  • Work from blueprints, drawings, diagrams and sketches – math skills are required for this position.
  • Understanding of general construction knowledge and terminology
  • Determine required working procedure to accomplish rail installation or repair to company standards
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt to constantly changing job sites/environments
  • Team player willing and able to work side by side with co workers to complete a high quality product on time
  • Work on a tasks unsupervised, performed to the expected standard/quality of work

Work Activities

  • Handling and moving objects
  • Performing general physical activities
  • Controlling machines and processes
  • Inspecting equipment, structures or material
  • Communicating with Supervisors, peers, or subordinates
  • Processing Information
  • Operating vehicles, mechanized devices, or equipment
  • Evaluation information to determine compliance with standards
  • Identifying objects, actions and events

PHYSICAL DEMANDS – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • lift seventy-five pounds
  • work from heights either from a ladder, man-lift and/or platform or beam
  • work in extreme temperatures indoor/outdoor depending on job site
  • work in high noise area
  • work in a dusty area
  • work in steel mills, warehouses, seaports and other various settings

TRAVEL – This position is 100% travel to other cities through out the US. Travel is reimbursed by the company and daily per diem is paid.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 – $27.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:

Gantrex follows a COVID Mitigation Plan


  • Structural welding: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Commercial construction: 3 years (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 100% (Required)

Work Location: On the road