Amtrak

A UNIQUE AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY

Amtrak employees drive the performance needed to make us the country’s first intercity travel choice. We’re continuously improving by leveraging the expertise of the best people in the industry: our employees.

With more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals across fields in the US, it is our commitment to our culture, diversity, and inclusive behavior that serves as the foundation for our high performance. We are actively seeking qualified, dedicated professionals to join our team.

OUR CULTURE

Many of our long tenured employees began their careers at Amtrak, because promoting from within is a big part of how we grow as a company. Our culture is based on collaboration because the best work gets done together. Working here is a fun and challenging experience, with plenty of benefits, rewards, and respect. We are America’s Railroad, and we recognize that our success depends on the diverse talent, skills and experience of our employees. They reflect the nation we serve.

 

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$50,000 - $55,000 yearly
Amtrak Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sep 13, 2018
Full time
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of plumbing, hydraulic and pneumatic systems on rolling stock equipment and components 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. • Troubleshoots equipment to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures. • Installs, maintains and repairs hydraulic and pneumatic circuits and systems. • Repairs brake, water heating and sanitation systems. • Installs, maintains and repairs heating and cooling equipment and related piping. • Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines and hand tools normally associated with assigned job. WORK EXPERIENCE: • Experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement and rebuilding of mechanic equipment and systems. • Experience testing equipment and repairs to water and sanitation systems. • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems. • Ability to read mechanical drawings. • Knowledge and skill in the use of specialized tools, equipment and measurements necessary to meet established standards. • Some computer skills. PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE: • Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment. PREFERRED EDUCATION: • Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program. COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Jessica Fowlkes Team D
$55,000 - $60,000 yearly
Amtrak Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sep 13, 2018
Full time
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. WORK EXPERIENCE: • Experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement or rebuilding mechanical equipment and systems • 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. PREFERRED EDUCATION: • Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program. COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Jessica Fowlkes Team D  
$60,000 - $65,000 yearly
Amtrak Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sep 13, 2018
Full time
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: This position is responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of electrical, electronic and HVAC systems on rolling stock equipment and components in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Works on electrical systems and components with AC and DC voltage. • Performs inspection, testing and maintenance in accordance with 49CFR regulations and Amtrak standards and guidelines. • Utilizes a variety of test equipment, PC and graphic information to diagnose malfunctions, troubleshoot and qualify components and circuits to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures. • Repairs and/or replaces doors, electronics, signs, pantographs and HVAC systems. • Installs components such as motors, generators, switches, relays, batteries and transformers. • Performs approved electrical modifications and repairs or replaces components, as necessary. • Troubleshoots equipment to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures. • Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines and personal hand tools normally associated with assigned job. WORK EXPERIENCE: • Experience in electrical repairs, and testing advanced electrical/electronic systems and reading, drafting, and interpreting circuit diagrams, schematics and mechanical drawings. • Experience in both A/C and D/C electrical systems. • Must successfully complete training and attain/retain certifications applicable to assigned job. • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems. • Ability to troubleshoot using schematics and multimeters. • Knowledge and skill in the use of electrical tools, equipment and the measurements necessary to meet established standards. • Some computer skills. PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE: • Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment. PREFERRED EDUCATION: • Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program. COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Jessica Fowlkes Team D
$55,000 - $65,000 yearly
Amtrak Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sep 13, 2018
Full time
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. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • 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 WORK EXPERIENCE: • Experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement and rebuilding of mechanic equipment and systems. • Must successfully complete training and attain/retain certifications applicable to assigned job. PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE: • Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program. • Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • 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 Jessica Fowlkes Team D