High Speed Elect Tech Ful - 90288114 - Long Island City

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Company: Amtrak

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
The High Speed Trainset Electrical Technician, with knowledge of electrical power, control, onboard passenger comfort systems and onboard safety systems is the troubleshooter and repair person working on Amtrak’s High Speed Trainsets.  This individual is responsible for performing repair, maintenance, serving and inspection activities in accordance with HST Maintenance practices.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The High Speed Trainset Electrical Technician must possess the skills to perform the required inspections, troubleshoot all systems, monitoring systems and determine required corrective action.  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 Electrical 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 received.  They are expected to work in a team environment, performing other work as required regardless of classification to the level of their ability.  They must possess the basic skills necessary to independently inspect, repair or replace components and troubleshot equipment to determine required corrective action and determine causes of failures on equipment which generally fall within the scope of their craft agreements.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have successfully completed the required High Speed Rail Training Program.

 

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

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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.