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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Electrician - 90118850 - Boston
Electrician - 90118850 - Boston Boston, MA, US, 02118 Apr 20, 2021
Boston, MA, US, 02118 Apr 20, 2021
Substation Trainee New Hire 07/2021 - 90289376 - New York
Substation Trainee New Hire 07/2021 - 90289376 - New York New York, NY, US, 10001 Apr 19, 2021
New York, NY, US, 10001 Apr 19, 2021
Trainee - 90289509 - New York
Trainee - 90289509 - New York New York, NY, US, 10001 Apr 19, 2021
New York, NY, US, 10001 Apr 19, 2021
Electrical Technician-Radio - 90153967 - Oakland
Electrical Technician-Radio - 90153967 - Oakland Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 19, 2021
Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 19, 2021
Coach Cleaner - 90288218 - Richmond
Coach Cleaner - 90288218 - Richmond Richmond, VA, US, 23228 Apr 16, 2021
Richmond, VA, US, 23228 Apr 16, 2021
Motor Equip Opr - 90037022 - New Haven
Motor Equip Opr - 90037022 - New Haven New Haven, CT, US, 06519 Apr 16, 2021
New Haven, CT, US, 06519 Apr 16, 2021
Motor Equip Opr - 90003850 - Rensselaer
Motor Equip Opr - 90003850 - Rensselaer Rensselaer, NY, US, 12144 Apr 16, 2021
Rensselaer, NY, US, 12144 Apr 16, 2021
Large Equipment Operator - 90023110 - Oakland
Large Equipment Operator - 90023110 - Oakland Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 16, 2021
Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 16, 2021
Motor Equip Opr - 90020873 - Washington
Motor Equip Opr - 90020873 - Washington Washington, DC, US, 20018 Apr 16, 2021
Washington, DC, US, 20018 Apr 16, 2021
Coach Cleaner - 90173453 - Los Angeles
Coach Cleaner - 90173453 - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, US, 90021 Apr 16, 2021
Los Angeles, CA, US, 90021 Apr 16, 2021
Coach Cleaner - 90027308 - Seattle
Coach Cleaner - 90027308 - Seattle Seattle, WA, US, 98134 Apr 16, 2021
Seattle, WA, US, 98134 Apr 16, 2021
High-Speed Sheet Metal Worker Tech - 90073705 - Long Island City
High-Speed Sheet Metal Worker Tech - 90073705 - Long Island City Long Island City, NY, US, 11101 Apr 15, 2021
Long Island City, NY, US, 11101 Apr 15, 2021
HSR Machinist Tech - 90256890 - Long Island City
HSR Machinist Tech - 90256890 - Long Island City Long Island City, NY, US, 11101 Apr 15, 2021
Long Island City, NY, US, 11101 Apr 15, 2021
Machinist Journeymn - 90036681 - Oakland
Machinist Journeymn - 90036681 - Oakland Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 15, 2021
Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 15, 2021
Coach Cleaner - 90064492 - Philadelphia
Coach Cleaner - 90064492 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 15, 2021
Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 15, 2021
Electrician Technician (Radio) - 90289252 - Rensselaer
Electrician Technician (Radio) - 90289252 - Rensselaer Rensselaer, NY, US, 12144 Apr 15, 2021
Rensselaer, NY, US, 12144 Apr 15, 2021
Yardmaster Chicago - 90146980 - Chicago
Yardmaster Chicago - 90146980 - Chicago Chicago, IL, US, 60607 Apr 14, 2021
Chicago, IL, US, 60607 Apr 14, 2021
Sheet Metal Worker (includes training) - 90164224 - Chicago Chicago, IL, US, 60607 Apr 13, 2021
Foreman - 90074278 - Washington
Foreman - 90074278 - Washington Washington, DC, US, 20018 Apr 13, 2021
Washington, DC, US, 20018 Apr 13, 2021
High-Speed Machinist Technician - 90047600 - Long Island City
High-Speed Machinist Technician - 90047600 - Long Island City Long Island City, NY, US, 11101 Apr 8, 2021
Long Island City, NY, US, 11101 Apr 8, 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
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
Plumber - 90232470 - Philadelphia
Plumber - 90232470 - Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 5, 2021
Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Apr 5, 2021
Sheet Metal Worker Mechanic A - 90032072 - Oakland
Sheet Metal Worker Mechanic A - 90032072 - Oakland Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 1, 2021
Oakland, CA, US, 94607 Apr 1, 2021