High Speed Crmn Tech Ful - 90288120 - Long Island City

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Company: Amtrak

As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. The safety of our passengers, our more than 20,000 colleagues, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of you.

By living the Amtrak values and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

The High-Speed Train Set Carman Technician must possess the basic skills necessary to independently inspect, repair or replace components and troubleshoot equipment to determine causes of failures on equipment which generally fall within the scope of their craft agreements.  In addition, the High Speed Train Set Carman Technician must be capable of understanding the overall operation of the High Speed Train Set equipment, and assist other classifications in the completion of their work, and/or perform work up to the level of their training on mechanical systems, undercarriage power components and mechanical control systems. 

They 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 on their craft and other train set mechanics in the operation and repair of systems and components to improve the skill level of all train set mechanics.  In addition, the High Speed

Train Set Carman Technician must have a working knowledge of all electrical and pneumatic systems and be able to make repairs to them based upon the train they received.  They are expected to work in a team environment, performing other work required regardless of the classification to the level of their ability.  Must be forklift qualified.

Must be Tier II Qualified.


Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:61521
Band Zone:C8142 
Posting Location(s):New York
Job Family/Function:Mechanical 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 
Recruiter Name:Gregory Bateman 
Recruiter Email:

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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.