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LocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19120
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-02-16
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Valid Through2024-01-24

Job Description:

Reference #: 979541200\ Your success is a train ride away!\ As we move America\'s workforce toward the future, Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority, and the success of our railroad is due to our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?\ Our values of \'Do the Right Thing, Excel Together and Put Customers First\' are at the heart of what matters most to us, and our Core Capabilities, \'Building Trust, Accountability, Effective Communication, Customer Focus, and Proactive Safety & Security\' are what every employee needs to know and do to be most impactful at Amtrak. By living the Amtrak values, focusing on our capabilities, and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:\ Responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of locomotives and rolling stock equipment in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:\ Performs inspection, testing and maintenance in accordance with 49CFR regulations and Amtrak standards and guidelines.\ Responsible for mechanical repairs to drive systems, wheels/wheel sets (trucks), suspension and other components of the propulsion system\ Troubleshoots equipment to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures.\ Calibrates pressure switches and valves in compliance with 49CFR and Amtrak established standards.\ Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines and hand tools normally associated with assigned job

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:\ High school diploma or GED\ Experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement or rebuilding mechanical equipment and systems\ Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems\ Ability to read mechanical drawings\ Knowledge and skill in the use of electrical tools, equipment and the measurements necessary to meet established standards\ Some computer skills

Additional Details:

We are responsible for the repair, maintenance and Inspection of all Amtrak Fleet vehicles including leased vehicles and GSA. (I have attached an example of past postings for these positions).

List of examples:

Baggage Tugs

Police T-3 Scooters

Cars & SUV\'S

Pickup Trucks

Dump Trucks

Grapple Trucks

Boom & Crane Trucks, etc.

All the way to Brandt Trucks that are some of the largest trucks allowed on the roadways.

Diesel Engine Diagnosis & Repair

Hydraulic system Diagnosis & Repair

We are All Certified to work on and inspect Truck mounted High Rail Gear.

Every New Hire will be required to get the following within 90 days of start date.(Most are preferred from offer date)

Class 7 Pa State Inspection License

Automotive HVAC License

Medical Card to Operate CMV Vehicles

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:\ Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program\ Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment\ Welding and cutting experience

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:\ Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

The hourly rate is \$25.85 - \$34.47 (with opportunity for increases, as per the applicable collective bargaining agreement, after beginning employment). Amtrak offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, and vision plans; wellness programs; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan; life insurance; paid time off; reimbursement of education; Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility; Railroad Retirement sickness and retirement benefits; and rail pass privileges. Some benefits are subject to the collective bargaining agreement. Learn more about our benefits offerings .

Requisition ID:157175\ Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania\ Job Family/Function:Engineering\ Relocation Offered:No\ Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.\ We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job - we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.  Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR * 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

In accordance with federal law governing security checks of covered individuals for public transportation ( Title 6 U.S.C. * 1143), Amtrak is required to screen applicants for any permanent or interim disqualifying criminal offenses.\ Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

POSTING NOTES: Engineering\| Engineering & Mechanical

Amtrak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID: 882506661877900650

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