HSR Machinist Tech - 90256890 - Long Island City

Date: Apr 15, 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.

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

The High Speed Trainset Machinist Technician, after receiving training on all mechanical systems, undercarriage power components and mechanical control systems must possess the skills to inspect, repair or replace components and troubleshoot equipment to determine required corrective action and determine causes of failures.  They must also be capable of training members of their craft and other trainset mechanics in the operation and repair of systems and components to improve the skill level of all trainset mechanics.  In addition, the high speed trainset Machinist Technician must have a working knowledge of all electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and be able to make repairs to them based upon the training they have received.  They are expected to work in a team environment, performing other work as required regardless of classification.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
To the level of their ability, after receiving training on all systems and mechanical devices they must possess the basic skills necessary to independently inspect, repair or replace components and troubleshoot equipment to determine required corrective action and determine causes of failures on equipment which generally fall within the scope of their craft agreement, on equipment which generally fall within the scope of their agreements.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be Work Keys certified and have successfully completed High Speed Trainset training course. 


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

Requisition ID:47484
Posting Location(s):New York
Job Family/Function:Mechanical 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

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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.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.


All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing.   All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to 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. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.   

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 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, he/she will not 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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Mechanical || Engineering & Mechanical