Mechanic A (Plumber)

$50,000 - $55,000 yearly
  • Amtrak
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 13, 2018
Full time Transportation Electronics Technician

Job Description

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

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