High Speed Rail Electrician Technician - 90104249 - Washington, DC
Posted on: February 6, 2024
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businesses and communities across the country. 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 due to our
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First' are at the heart of what matters most to us, and our Core
Capabilities, 'Building Trust, Accountability, Effective
Communication, Customer Focus, and Proactive Safety & Security' are
what every employee needs to know and do to be most impactful at
Amtrak. By living the Amtrak values, focusing on our capabilities,
and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds,
and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a
company of the future.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
The High Speed Trainset Electrical Technician, with knowledge of
electrical power, control, onboard passenger comfort systems and
onboard safety systems is the troubleshooter and repair person
working on Amtrak's High Speed Trainsets. This individual is
responsible for performing repair, maintenance, serving and
inspection activities in accordance with HST Maintenance
- Perform required inspections, troubleshoot systems, monitor
systems, and determine required corrective action
- Train members of your craft and other Trainset mechanics in the
operation and repair of systems and components to improve the skill
level of all Trainset mechanics
- Must have working knowledge of all electrical, hydraulic, and
pneumatic systems and be able to make repairs to them based upon
the training received
- Work in a team environment, performing other work as required
regardless of classification to the level of their ability
- basic skills necessary to independently inspect, repair or
replace components and troubleshot equipment to determine required
corrective action and determine causes of failures on equipment
which generally fall within the scope of their craft agreements
- Successfully complete the required High Speed Rail Training
Program upon hire
- High School Diploma or GED
COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
The hourly rate is $31.31 - $36.84 (with opportunity for increases,
as per the applicable collective bargaining agreement, after
beginning employment). Amtrak offers a comprehensive benefit
package that includes health, dental, and vision plans; wellness
programs; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan; life
insurance; paid time off; reimbursement of education; Public
Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility; Railroad Retirement sickness
and retirement benefits; and rail pass privileges. Some benefits
are subject to the collective bargaining agreement. Learn more
about our benefits offerings here.
You power our progress through your performance.
We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job. We want your
career at Amtrak to be a fulfilling experience where you find
challenging work, rewarding opportunities, respect among
colleagues, and attractive compensation. Amtrak maintains a culture
that values high performance and recognizes individual employee
Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol.
All Amtrak positions requires a pre-employment background check
that includes prior employment verification, a criminal history
check and a pre-employment drug screen.
Candidates who test positive for marijuana will be disqualified,
regardless of any state or local statute, ordinance, regulation, or
other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of
marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.
Amtrak's pre-employment drug testing program is administered in
accordance with DOT regulations and applicable law.
In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR - 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, the individual will not be permitted to
perform safety-sensitive functions.
In accordance with federal law governing security checks of covered
individuals for providers of public transportation (Title 6 U.S.C.
-1143), Amtrak is required to screen applicants for any permanent
or interim disqualifying criminal offenses.
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 EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and
we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of
race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and
related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability
(intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital
status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender
expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal
characteristics protected by law.
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