Machinist Journeymen

$55,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • Amtrak
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 13, 2018
Full time Automotive Transportation Electronics Technician

Job Description

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

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