7.14.22 Los Angeles - Electrician Journeyman, Machinist Journeyman, Carmen, Sheet Metal Hiring Event

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, California

Company: Amtrak

Your success is a train ride away!

As we move America’s workforce toward the future, Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country. 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 due to our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?


Our values of ‘Do the Right Thing, Excel Together and Put Customers First’ are at the heart of what matters most to us, and our Core Capabilities, ‘Building Trust, Accountability, Effective Communication, Customer Focus, and Proactive Safety & Security’ are what every employee needs to know and do to be most impactful at Amtrak. By living the Amtrak values, focusing on our capabilities, and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.
 


 

Mechanical Hiring Event 

  

Thursday, July 14th, 2022 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 

 

Apply to this position if you are interested and a recruiter will be in contact to schedule  

you for an interview time. 

 

 

This event is for Electrician Journeyman, Machinist Journeyman, Carmen, and Sheet Metal Mechanics! 

Sign-on bonus is available for qualified candidates! 

 

What To Bring (copies only):  

  • 3 copies of your resume (we will not be able to make copies or accept pictures on your phone) 
  • Positive attitude 

 

What To Expect At The Event:  

  • Plan to be at this event for 4 hours 
  • If you are presented with an offer, please plan on doing an onsite hair drug test 

 

Available Opportunities:  

  • Electrician Journeyman 
  • Machinist Journeyman 
  • Carmen 
  • Sheet Metal Mechanics 

 

*Please note, that available opportunities are subject to change depending on the need of the organization. 

 

Why Amtrak? 

Work/Life Balance, Compensation/Benefits, Job Security/Advancement, Amazing Management, and Culture! Unlimited rail travel for you, your spouse and, dependent children as described in the Pass Privileges Policy as well as up to 8 Companion Pass travel vouchers per calendar year 

 

Amtrak Benefits: 

  • A variety of medical plans, Vision, and Dental 
  • 401k, Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment 
  • Competitive Healthcare Packages  
  • Competitive Wages 
  • Railroad Retirement 
  • Rail Privileges 
  • Additional Benefits & Discounts 

 

Are you ready to join our team? 
  

Our values of Do the Right Thing, Excel Together and Put Customers First are at the heart of what matters most to us, and our Core Capabilities, Building Trust, Accountability, Effective Communication, Customer Focus, and Proactive Safety & Security are what every employee needs to know and do to be most impactful at Amtrak. 

 

Qualifications Electrician Journeyman: 

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

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. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • HVAC experience 
  • 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 WORK EXPERIENCE: 

  • Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment. 

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION: 

  • Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program 

 

Qualifications Machinist Journeyman: 

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of locomotives and rolling stock equipment in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines. 

  

  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High school diploma or GED 
  • Experience in troubleshooting, repairing, replacement, or rebuilding mechanical equipment and systems 
  • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems 
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings 
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of electrical tools, equipment, and the measurements necessary to meet established standards 
  • Some computer skills 

 

Qualifications Carmen: 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for inspection, testing, and maintenance of wheels sets, brakes, brake pads, and repairing suspension and pneumatic systems on rolling stock equipment and components in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines.  

  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High school diploma or GED 
  • Experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement, and rebuilding of mechanic equipment and systems 
  • Must successfully complete training and attain/retain certifications applicable to assigned job  
  • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems 
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings 
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of electronic tools, equipment, and the measurements necessary to meet established standards 
  • Some computer skills 

 

Qualifications Sheet Metal Mechanics: 

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of plumbing, hydraulic and pneumatic systems on rolling stock equipment and components in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • Experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement and rebuilding of mechanic equipment and systems 
  • Experience testing equipment and repairs to water and sanitation systems 
  • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems 
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings 
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of specialized tools, equipment and measurements necessary to meet established standards 
  • Some computer skills 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

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

 

 

Sign-On - $3,000 to $12,500 (based on experience and subject to specific conditions and crafts) 

A possible sign-on bonus of up to $12,500 (for example $5,000 for two or more years of railroad experience or $3,000 for trade school graduates). Most sign-on bonuses will be paid out in the next pay cycle following the first 30 days of employment and should be paid out in one installment. Larger bonuses may be paid out in multiple installments and subject to specific conditions and crafts. 

 

CAN’T MAKE IT? Email the Recruiter, Juliana Caimi at Juliana.Caimi@amtrak.com, and let her know that you’re interested in a position at Amtrak! 

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.


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