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Substation Trainee* - 90236622 - Providence

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Amtrak Providence , RI 02940

Posted 4 months ago

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 employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Construct, install, test and maintain substation switching apparatus, control cables and associated batteries. Operates substation and take power clearances.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work will involve travel throughout the New England Division as assigned.

  • Must pass satisfactory examinations in accordance with Electric Traction Training Agreement.

  • Must maintain 80% average (exception- hiring at class "A" status).

  • Must have prior satisfactory work attendance record, work performance, and safety record.

  • Must read, write, and speak the English language clearly, with the ability to communicate using telephones and radios.

  • Will be placed in a training program and must excel through all stages of training.

  • The ability to respond to railroad concerns on a 24 hr basis.

  • Other duties as assigned.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Basic electrical theory, knowledge coupled with the desire and ability to learn.

  • Must have a current valid driver's license at hiring or transfer. License must be maintained throughout employment.

  • Must be able to understand, speak, and write the English language fluently.

PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience as an electrician with High voltage electrical systems and safety procedures.
  • knowledge of electrical components and use of various electrical testing devices.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Journeyman electrical license

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

  • Formal electrical training

COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skill

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

No

Candidates who apply to this posting may be contacted now or at a later date when a position becomes available.

Requisition ID:36196

Posting Location(s):Rhode Island

Personnel Area:RI03

Job Family/Function:Engineering

Relocation Offered:No

Education Requirements:
High School/GED

Travel Requirements:
Up to 25%

Employment Experience Requirements:
1 - 3 years of experience

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: Engineering || Engineering


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Amtrak