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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ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN - 90196470 - Boston
ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN - 90196470 - Boston Boston, Massachusetts, US, 02118 May 27, 2022
Boston, Massachusetts, US, 02118 May 27, 2022
Foreman III - Rensselear, NY
Foreman III - Rensselear, NY Rensselaer, New York May 27, 2022
Rensselaer, New York May 27, 2022
Foreman II - Springfield, MA
Foreman II - Springfield, MA Springfield, Massachusetts May 27, 2022
Springfield, Massachusetts May 27, 2022
Coach Cleaner - 90166408 - Oakland
Coach Cleaner - 90166408 - Oakland Oakland, California, US, 94607 May 27, 2022
Oakland, California, US, 94607 May 27, 2022
HSR Carman Technician - Washington
HSR Carman Technician - Washington Washington, District of Columbia May 27, 2022
Washington, District of Columbia May 27, 2022
Helper - New Hire - 90338034 - Perryville, MD
Helper - New Hire - 90338034 - Perryville, MD Perryville, Maryland, US, 21903 May 27, 2022
Perryville, Maryland, US, 21903 May 27, 2022
Trackman - 90338050 - Rensselaer, NY
Trackman - 90338050 - Rensselaer, NY Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 May 27, 2022
Rensselaer, New York, US, 12144 May 27, 2022
Trackman - 90337941 - North Brunswick, NJ
Trackman - 90337941 - North Brunswick, NJ North Brunswick, New Jersey, US, 08902 May 27, 2022
North Brunswick, New Jersey, US, 08902 May 27, 2022
Stationary Engineer - 90303100 - Chicago
Stationary Engineer - 90303100 - Chicago Chicago, Illinois, US, 60607 May 26, 2022
Chicago, Illinois, US, 60607 May 26, 2022
Lineman Trainee - 90338008 - New York, NY
Lineman Trainee - 90338008 - New York, NY New York, New York, US, 10001 May 26, 2022
New York, New York, US, 10001 May 26, 2022
Lineman Trainee - 90338001 - Rahway, NJ
Lineman Trainee - 90338001 - Rahway, NJ Rahway, New Jersey, US, 07065 May 26, 2022
Rahway, New Jersey, US, 07065 May 26, 2022
Substation Trainee - 90338004 - North Brunswick, NJ
Substation Trainee - 90338004 - North Brunswick, NJ North Brunswick, New Jersey, US, 08902 May 26, 2022
North Brunswick, New Jersey, US, 08902 May 26, 2022
Lineman Trainee - 90337993 - Lancaster, PA
Lineman Trainee - 90337993 - Lancaster, PA Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17602 May 26, 2022
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17602 May 26, 2022
Sheetmetal Technician - 90338065 - New York, NY
Sheetmetal Technician - 90338065 - New York, NY New York, New York, US, 10001 May 26, 2022
New York, New York, US, 10001 May 26, 2022
Building & Bridge Mechanic - 90338044 - North Brunswick, NJ
Building & Bridge Mechanic - 90338044 - North Brunswick, NJ North Brunswick, New Jersey, US, 08902 May 25, 2022
North Brunswick, New Jersey, US, 08902 May 25, 2022
Helper - New Hire - 90338057 - Philadelphia, PA
Helper - New Hire - 90338057 - Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 May 24, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104 May 24, 2022
Sheetmetal Worker - Rensselear, NY
Sheetmetal Worker - Rensselear, NY Rensselaer, New York May 22, 2022
Rensselaer, New York May 22, 2022
Carman - St. Louis, MO
Carman - St. Louis, MO St Louis, Missouri May 21, 2022
St Louis, Missouri May 21, 2022
Machinist - Rensselear, NY
Machinist - Rensselear, NY Rensselaer, New York May 21, 2022
Rensselaer, New York May 21, 2022
Foreman III - San Antonio, TX
Foreman III - San Antonio, TX San Antonio, Texas May 21, 2022
San Antonio, Texas May 21, 2022
Foreman II - Rensselear, NY
Foreman II - Rensselear, NY Rensselaer, New York May 21, 2022
Rensselaer, New York May 21, 2022
Carman - Kansas City, MO
Carman - Kansas City, MO Kansas City, Kansas May 21, 2022
Kansas City, Kansas May 21, 2022
Electrician - Richmond (Sign-on Bonus available)
Electrician - Richmond (Sign-on Bonus available) Richmond, Virginia May 20, 2022
Richmond, Virginia May 20, 2022
Carman - Rensselear, NY
Carman - Rensselear, NY Rensselaer, New York May 20, 2022
Rensselaer, New York May 20, 2022
HSR Sheet Metal Worker Tech - Washington, DC
HSR Sheet Metal Worker Tech - Washington, DC Washington, District of Columbia May 20, 2022
Washington, District of Columbia May 20, 2022