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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 employees.
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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of locomotives and rolling stock equipment in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines.
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.
High school diploma or GED.
Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program preferred.
Experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement or rebuilding mechanical equipment and systems.
Prefer welding and cutting experience .
Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment preferred.
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.
Ability to read, write and communicate proficiently.
COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Posting Location(s):New York
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.
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. 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 safety-sensitive functions.
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 || Mechanical