Electrician Journeymen

$60,000 - $65,000 yearly
  • Amtrak
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 13, 2018
Full time Automotive Transportation Logistics Electronics Technician

Job Description

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

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