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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High Speed Rail Coach Cleaner - 90036278 - Boston
High Speed Rail Coach Cleaner - 90036278 - Boston Boston, Massachusetts, US, 02118 Oct 29, 2022
Boston, Massachusetts, US, 02118 Oct 29, 2022
Coach Cleaner - 90148722 - Oakland
Coach Cleaner - 90148722 - Oakland Oakland, California, US, 94607 Oct 29, 2022
Oakland, California, US, 94607 Oct 29, 2022
Machinist Journeyman - 90343526 - Wilmington (Sign-On/Relocation Bonus Eligible) Wilmington, Delaware, US, 19802 Oct 29, 2022
Electronic Technician - Communications - 90347912 - Groton, CT
Electronic Technician - Communications - 90347912 - Groton, CT Groton, Connecticut, US, 06340 Oct 31, 2022
Groton, Connecticut, US, 06340 Oct 31, 2022
Communication Maintainer - Helper - New Hire - 90347911 - Groton, CT
Communication Maintainer - Helper - New Hire - 90347911 - Groton, CT Groton, Connecticut, US, 06340 Oct 31, 2022
Groton, Connecticut, US, 06340 Oct 31, 2022
Survey Technician Assistant - 90298459 - Providence
Survey Technician Assistant - 90298459 - Providence Philadelphia, Rhode Island, US, 19104 Oct 31, 2022
Philadelphia, Rhode Island, US, 19104 Oct 31, 2022
Electrician - Rensselear, NY
Electrician - Rensselear, NY Rensselaer, New York Oct 31, 2022
Rensselaer, New York Oct 31, 2022
High Speed Rail Carmen Technician - 90031487 - Long Island City
High Speed Rail Carmen Technician - 90031487 - Long Island City Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 1, 2022
Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 1, 2022
Electrician Journeyman - 90054313 - Rensselaer
Electrician Journeyman - 90054313 - Rensselaer Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 Nov 1, 2022
Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 Nov 1, 2022
Sheetmetal Worker - 90345735 - Boston(sign-on bonus available)
Sheetmetal Worker - 90345735 - Boston(sign-on bonus available) Boston, Massachusetts, US, 02118 Nov 3, 2022
Boston, Massachusetts, US, 02118 Nov 3, 2022
Machinist - 90168327 - Rensselaer
Machinist - 90168327 - Rensselaer Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 Nov 3, 2022
Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 Nov 3, 2022
Foreman II - 90345689 - Long Island City
Foreman II - 90345689 - Long Island City Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 3, 2022
Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 3, 2022
Carman - 90345694 - Long Island City(Sign-on bonus available)
Carman - 90345694 - Long Island City(Sign-on bonus available) Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 3, 2022
Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 3, 2022
Electrician - 90345741 - Long Island City($25,000 Sign-On Bonus Available)
Electrician - 90345741 - Long Island City($25,000 Sign-On Bonus Available) Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 3, 2022
Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 3, 2022
High Speed Rail Machinist Technician - 90348349 - Boston-Sign-On Bonus Available* Boston, Massachusetts, US, 02118 Nov 4, 2022
High Speed Rail Electrician Tech - 90105285 - Boston -$25,000 bonus available* Boston, Massachusetts, US, 02118 Nov 4, 2022
High Speed Rail Sheetmetal Worker Technician - 90348205 - Long Island City - Sign On Bonus Available Long Island City, New York, US, 11101 Nov 4, 2022
Machinist Journeymn Ful - 90007248 - Sanford - Sign On Bonus Available Sanford, Florida, US, 32771 Nov 4, 2022
Carmen Journeymen Ful - 90040176 - Sanford - Sign On Bonus Available Sanford, Florida, US, 32771 Nov 4, 2022
Coach Cleaner - 90030315 - Lorton
Coach Cleaner - 90030315 - Lorton Lorton, Virginia, US, 22079 Nov 4, 2022
Lorton, Virginia, US, 22079 Nov 4, 2022
Carmen Journeymen Ful - Signon Bonus- 90040042 - Lorton
Carmen Journeymen Ful - Signon Bonus- 90040042 - Lorton Lorton, Virginia, US, 22079 Nov 4, 2022
Lorton, Virginia, US, 22079 Nov 4, 2022
Coach Cleaner - 90031157 - Sanford
Coach Cleaner - 90031157 - Sanford Sanford, Florida, US, 32771 Nov 4, 2022
Sanford, Florida, US, 32771 Nov 4, 2022
High Speed Rail Carman Technician - 90348174 - Washington
High Speed Rail Carman Technician - 90348174 - Washington Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20018 Nov 4, 2022
Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20018 Nov 4, 2022
Sheet Metal Worker - 90235000 - Lorton
Sheet Metal Worker - 90235000 - Lorton Lorton, Virginia, US, 22079 Nov 4, 2022
Lorton, Virginia, US, 22079 Nov 4, 2022
Electrician Journeyman - 90344857 - Sanford - $25,000 Sign On Bonus available Sanford, Florida, US, 32771 Nov 4, 2022