Laborer / Skilled Trades

Laborers and tradespeople are an integral part of Amtrak’s workforce as part of our Mechanical and Engineering teams. Your skills are critical to the safety of our passengers and employees and the reliability of the service we provide.

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, fuel truck drivers, motor equipment operators, and boilermakers/welders in three major back shops and 12 terminals and maintenance yards throughout the United States.

Engineering employees are part of a team that plans, designs, constructs, operates and maintains the only high-speed railroad in North America. These projects are mission critical to the safety of our passengers and employees, and the reliability of the service we provide.

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, and more.

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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Survey Technician - 90298461 - Providence
Survey Technician - 90298461 - Providence Providence, Rhode Island, US, 02904 Nov 26, 2022
Providence, Rhode Island, US, 02904 Nov 26, 2022
Evergreen - Trackman - Jackson, MI
Evergreen - Trackman - Jackson, MI Jackson, Michigan Nov 26, 2022
Jackson, Michigan Nov 26, 2022
Machinist - 90345750 - Long Island City - Sign On Bonus Available
Machinist - 90345750 - Long Island City - Sign On Bonus Available Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 25, 2022
Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 25, 2022
Electrician - 90345740 - Philadelphia
Electrician - 90345740 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Nov 25, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Nov 25, 2022
Electrician - 90345739 - Rensselaer
Electrician - 90345739 - Rensselaer Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 Nov 25, 2022
Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 Nov 25, 2022
Coach Cleaner - 90069606 - Seattle
Coach Cleaner - 90069606 - Seattle Seattle, Washington, US, 98134 Nov 25, 2022
Seattle, Washington, US, 98134 Nov 25, 2022
Coach Cleaner - 90345697 - Rensselaer
Coach Cleaner - 90345697 - Rensselaer Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 Nov 25, 2022
Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 Nov 25, 2022
Sheetmetal Worker - 90345736 - Long Island City - Sign-On Bonus Available
Sheetmetal Worker - 90345736 - Long Island City - Sign-On Bonus Available Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 25, 2022
Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 25, 2022
Electronic Technician (Communications) - 90340379 - Hamden, CT
Electronic Technician (Communications) - 90340379 - Hamden, CT Hamden, Connecticut, US, 06517 Nov 23, 2022
Hamden, Connecticut, US, 06517 Nov 23, 2022
Electronic Technician - Communications - 90341347 - Providence, RI
Electronic Technician - Communications - 90341347 - Providence, RI Providence, Rhode Island, US, 02904 Nov 22, 2022
Providence, Rhode Island, US, 02904 Nov 22, 2022
Road Mechanic - 90343551 - Groton, CT
Road Mechanic - 90343551 - Groton, CT Groton, Connecticut, US, 06340 Nov 21, 2022
Groton, Connecticut, US, 06340 Nov 21, 2022
Electrician Journeyman - Seattle Sign-On Bonus Eligible!
Electrician Journeyman - Seattle Sign-On Bonus Eligible! Seattle, Washington, US, 98134 Nov 19, 2022
Seattle, Washington, US, 98134 Nov 19, 2022
TRACKMAN - 90345282 - Jackson, MI
TRACKMAN - 90345282 - Jackson, MI Jackson, Michigan, US, 49201 Nov 19, 2022
Jackson, Michigan, US, 49201 Nov 19, 2022
TRACKMAN - 90345287 - Niles, MI
TRACKMAN - 90345287 - Niles, MI Niles, Michigan, US, 49120 Nov 19, 2022
Niles, Michigan, US, 49120 Nov 19, 2022
Machinist Journeymn - 90337334 - Chicago
Machinist Journeymn - 90337334 - Chicago Chicago, Illinois, US, 60616 Nov 19, 2022
Chicago, Illinois, US, 60616 Nov 19, 2022
Radio Maintainer - 90342396 - Philadelphia, PA
Radio Maintainer - 90342396 - Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Nov 18, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 Nov 18, 2022
Electrician Journeyman - 90335523 - Beech Grove ($25,000 Sign-On Bonus Available) Beech Grove, Indiana, US, 46107 Nov 18, 2022
HSR Carman Technician - Washington
HSR Carman Technician - Washington Washington, District of Columbia Nov 17, 2022
Washington, District of Columbia Nov 17, 2022
Sheet Metal Worker - 90293526 - Long Island City
Sheet Metal Worker - 90293526 - Long Island City Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 17, 2022
Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 17, 2022
Substation Trainee - 90350023 - Long Island City, NY
Substation Trainee - 90350023 - Long Island City, NY Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 17, 2022
Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 17, 2022
Lineman Trainee - 90350019 - Long Island City, NY
Lineman Trainee - 90350019 - Long Island City, NY Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 17, 2022
Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 17, 2022
Coach Cleaner - 90052873 - Rensselaer
Coach Cleaner - 90052873 - Rensselaer Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 Nov 16, 2022
Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 Nov 16, 2022
Communications & Signals (C&S) Helper - New Hire - 90349553 - Long Island City, NY Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 15, 2022
Communications & Signals (C&S) Helper - New Hire - 90342571 - Linden, NJ Linden, New Jersey, US, 07036 Nov 15, 2022
Communications & Signals (C&S) Helper - New Hire - 90349545 - Linden, NJ Linden, New Jersey, US, 07036 Nov 15, 2022