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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Machinist Journeyman - 90230670 - New Haven
Machinist Journeyman - 90230670 - New Haven New Haven, CT, US, 06519 Dec 30, 2020
New Haven, CT, US, 06519 Dec 30, 2020
Coach Cleaner - 90038424 - Los Angeles
Coach Cleaner - 90038424 - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, US, 90021 Jan 9, 2021
Los Angeles, CA, US, 90021 Jan 9, 2021
Coach Cleaner - 90067186 - Sanford
Coach Cleaner - 90067186 - Sanford Sanford, FL, US, 32771 Jan 9, 2021
Sanford, FL, US, 32771 Jan 9, 2021
Lineman Trainee New Hire 04/19/21 - 90286820 - Odenton
Lineman Trainee New Hire 04/19/21 - 90286820 - Odenton Elkton, MD, US, 21921 Jan 11, 2021
Elkton, MD, US, 21921 Jan 11, 2021
Coach Cleaner - 90146956 - Rensselaer
Coach Cleaner - 90146956 - Rensselaer Rensselaer, NY, US, 12144 Jan 11, 2021
Rensselaer, NY, US, 12144 Jan 11, 2021
Signal Helper - 90286897 - Chicago
Signal Helper - 90286897 - Chicago Chicago, IL, US, 60607 Jan 14, 2021
Chicago, IL, US, 60607 Jan 14, 2021
Signal Helper - 90286895 - Niles
Signal Helper - 90286895 - Niles Niles, MI, US, 49120 Jan 14, 2021
Niles, MI, US, 49120 Jan 14, 2021
Machinist Journeyman - 90286788 - Sanford
Machinist Journeyman - 90286788 - Sanford Sanford, FL, US, 32771 Jan 15, 2021
Sanford, FL, US, 32771 Jan 15, 2021
Sht Mtl Wkr Journeyman - 90063504 - Washington
Sht Mtl Wkr Journeyman - 90063504 - Washington Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Jan 15, 2021
Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Jan 15, 2021
Signal Helper - 90262103 - Jackson
Signal Helper - 90262103 - Jackson Jackson, MI, US, 49201 Jan 15, 2021
Jackson, MI, US, 49201 Jan 15, 2021