Your success is a train ride away.
Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country
and we move America's workforce toward the future. 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 the result of our
Are you ready to join our team?
SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of wheels
sets, brakes, brake pads, repairing suspension and pneumatic
systems on rolling stock equipment and components in accordance
with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines.
- Performs inspection, testing and maintenance in accordance with
49CFR regulations and Amtrak standards and guidelines
- Troubleshoots equipment to determine corrective actions and
causes of equipment failures
- Repairs doors, windows, interior equipment, access panels, hand
brakes, brake shoes, outside car body components, fire
extinguishers, emergency tools and first aid kits
- Uses a variety of test equipment to diagnose malfunctions,
troubleshoot and repair components and circuits
- Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment,
machines and hand tools normally associated with assigned job
- May perform welding and burning
- High school diploma or GED
- Experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement and
rebuilding of mechanic equipment and systems
- Must successfully complete training and attain/retain
certifications applicable to assigned job
- Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
- Ability to read mechanical drawings
- Knowledge and skill in the use of electronic tools, equipment
and the measurements necessary to meet established standards
- Some computer skills
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Amtrak employees power our progress through their
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.
We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for
Amtrak job opportunities.
All positions require pre-employment background verification,
medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed
to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment
substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a
hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for
months prior to 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. We appreciate
your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.
In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 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, he/she will not permitted to perform
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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and
we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.
POSTING NOTES: Mechanical || Engineering & Mechanical