Electrician Grade E - 90023487 - Long Island City

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Company: Amtrak

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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?
 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES
Responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of electrical, electronic and HVAC systems on rolling stock equipment and components in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines.  Works on electrical systems and components with AC and DC voltage.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
•    Performs inspection, testing and maintenance in accordance with 49CFR regulations and Amtrak standards and guidelines 
•    Utilizes a variety of test equipment, PC and graphic information to diagnose malfunctions, troubleshoot and qualify components and circuits to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures
•    Repairs and/or replaces doors, electronics, signs, pantographs and HVAC systems
•    Installs components such as motors, generators, switches, relays, batteries and transformers
•    Performs approved electrical modifications and repairs or replaces components, as necessary
•    Troubleshoots equipment to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures
•    Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines and hand tools normally associated with assigned job

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
•    High school diploma or GED
•    Experience in electrical repairs, and testing advanced electrical/electronic systems and reading, drafting, and interpreting circuit diagrams, schematics and mechanical drawings
•    Experience in both A/C and D/C electrical systems
•    Must successfully complete training and attain/retain certifications applicable to assigned job
•    Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems
•    Ability to troubleshoot using schematics and multimeters
•    Knowledge and skill in the use of electrical tools, equipment and the measurements necessary to meet established standards.
•    Some computer skills

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
•    Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program
•    Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment

 

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:72661
Posting Location(s):New York
Job Family/Function:Mechanical 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

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