Stationary Engineer - 90303100 - Chicago

Date: Jul 23, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US, 60607

Company: Amtrak

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

Must pass required examination and must possess current Stationary Engineer license from the city in which you are employed. Operate and maintain gas fired high pressure boilers and appendage equipment.  Test boiler feed water for proper chemical levels, solids level hardness and alkalinity. Test and regenerate softening 
equipment, and maintain cleanliness of plant.    


• High School Diploma
• Valid Driver’s License
• Verbal comprehension (understand oral and written communications--both general and technical)
• Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
• Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)
• Heavy work, lifting to 70 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds on a rare basis
• Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/balance/climb on an occasional basis
• Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection
• Commercial Driver's License (CDL) may need to be obtained based on job assignment
• Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
• Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, safety-toe boots, and safety glasses
• Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
• Must pass all required assessments

• AMT-2

Starting PAY - $34.07


• Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)


Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

Requisition ID:75258
Posting Location(s):Illinois
Job Family/Function:Mechanical 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

POSTING NOTES: Mechanical || Engineering & Mechanical