Engineering & Mechanical Jobs

Amtrak’s mission is to provide efficient and effective intercity passenger rail mobility consisting of high-quality service that is trip-time competitive with other intercity travel options. The Engineering and Mechanical departments are integral in pursuing this mission, and are critical to the safety of our passengers and employees and the reliability of the service we provide. We do this while ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies and Amtrak standards of excellence.

Mechanical employees are responsible for inspection, testing, maintenance, repair and overhaul of more than 2,000 passenger cars, locomotives, and switch engines. Members of the mechanical team work to enhance the customer experience by creating and implementing an efficient maintenance program that consistently provides safe, clean and reliable passenger rolling stock equipment and components that comply with various regulatory and Amtrak maintenance and quality standards.

Job opportunities in the mechanical workforce encompass a full range of mechanical crafts including electricians, machinists, car repair and sheet metal workers, laborers, as well as leadership positions in three major back shops and 12 terminals and maintenance yards throughout the country.

Be part of an Engineering team that plans, designs, constructs, operates and maintains the only high-speed railroad in North America. Not unlike many roles at Amtrak, our Engineering team is critical to the safety of our passengers and employees, and the reliability of the service we provide. We do this while ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies and Amtrak standards and guidelines.

Career opportunities in our engineering workforce encompass a full range of engineering crafts including lineman, helpers (communications and Signals trainees), trackmen, substation electricians, and bridges and building (B&B) mechanics, as well as many leadership positions across America.

Amtrak is a 24/7 operation, and Mechanical and Engineering employees work various shifts (including nights, weekends, and holidays).  Our business never sleeps.

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Asst Division Engineer - 90001446 - Odenton
Asst Division Engineer - 90001446 - Odenton Odenton, MD, US, 21113 Apr 14, 2021
Odenton, MD, US, 21113 Apr 14, 2021
Yardmaster Chicago - 90146980 - Chicago
Yardmaster Chicago - 90146980 - Chicago Chicago, IL, US, 60607 Apr 14, 2021
Chicago, IL, US, 60607 Apr 14, 2021
Lead Project Controls Specialist (Estimating)- 90265359 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 13, 2021
Sheet Metal Worker (includes training) - 90164224 - Chicago Chicago, IL, US, 60607 Apr 13, 2021
Substation Trainee New Hire 06/14/2021 - 90288439 - Providence Providence, RI, US, 02904 Apr 13, 2021
Foreman - 90074278 - Washington
Foreman - 90074278 - Washington Washington, DC, US, 20018 Apr 13, 2021
Washington, DC, US, 20018 Apr 13, 2021
Lead Project Controls Specialist - 90265963 - Groton
Lead Project Controls Specialist - 90265963 - Groton Groton, CT, US, 06340 Apr 13, 2021
Groton, CT, US, 06340 Apr 13, 2021
Trackman (Watchman) - 90261350 - Los Angeles
Trackman (Watchman) - 90261350 - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, US, 90012 Apr 12, 2021
Los Angeles, CA, US, 90012 Apr 12, 2021
Project Controls Mgr - 90286322 - Philadelphia
Project Controls Mgr - 90286322 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 9, 2021
Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 9, 2021
Asst Division Engineer - 90000555 - New York
Asst Division Engineer - 90000555 - New York New York, NY, US, 10001 Apr 9, 2021
New York, NY, US, 10001 Apr 9, 2021
Foreman II Ful - 90131504 - Washington
Foreman II Ful - 90131504 - Washington Washington, DC, US, 20018 Apr 8, 2021
Washington, DC, US, 20018 Apr 8, 2021
Electrical Engineer - 90249379 - Philadelphia
Electrical Engineer - 90249379 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 7, 2021
Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 7, 2021
Coach Cleaner - 90035822 - Boston
Coach Cleaner - 90035822 - Boston Boston, MA, US, 02118 Apr 7, 2021
Boston, MA, US, 02118 Apr 7, 2021
Coach Cleaner - 90165260 - Los Angeles
Coach Cleaner - 90165260 - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, US, 90021 Apr 7, 2021
Los Angeles, CA, US, 90021 Apr 7, 2021
HELPER - 90275112 - Rensselaer
HELPER - 90275112 - Rensselaer Rensselaer, NY, US, 12144 Apr 7, 2021
Rensselaer, NY, US, 12144 Apr 7, 2021
Carmen Journeymen - 90017449 - Oakland
Carmen Journeymen - 90017449 - Oakland Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 6, 2021
Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 6, 2021
Carmen Journeymen - 90048855 - San Diego
Carmen Journeymen - 90048855 - San Diego San Diego, CA, US, 92101 Apr 6, 2021
San Diego, CA, US, 92101 Apr 6, 2021
Stations Design Intern - Summer 2021- 90282910 - Philadelphia
Stations Design Intern - Summer 2021- 90282910 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 6, 2021
Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 6, 2021
Principal Project Mgr - 90135692 - Philadelphia
Principal Project Mgr - 90135692 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 5, 2021
Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 5, 2021
Electrician - 90165248 - Oakland
Electrician - 90165248 - Oakland Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 1, 2021
Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 1, 2021
Sr Principal Project Mgr - 90288054 - Philadelphia
Sr Principal Project Mgr - 90288054 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Mar 31, 2021
Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Mar 31, 2021
Sheet Metal Worker Mechanic A - 90032072 - Oakland
Sheet Metal Worker Mechanic A - 90032072 - Oakland Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Mar 31, 2021
Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Mar 31, 2021
IBB Mechanic A Welder - 90237744 - Chicago
IBB Mechanic A Welder - 90237744 - Chicago Chicago, IL, US, 60616 Mar 31, 2021
Chicago, IL, US, 60616 Mar 31, 2021
Elctricn Jrnymn - 90111018 - Chicago
Elctricn Jrnymn - 90111018 - Chicago Chicago, IL, US, 60607 Mar 31, 2021
Chicago, IL, US, 60607 Mar 31, 2021
Carmen Welder - 90072701 - Chicago
Carmen Welder - 90072701 - Chicago Chicago, IL, US, 60632 Mar 31, 2021
Chicago, IL, US, 60632 Mar 31, 2021