Store Attendant / Truck Driver (Grapple) - 90304033 - Perryville

Date: Dec 6, 2023

Location: Perryville, MD, US, 21903

Company: Amtrak

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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.


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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.



Perform storeroom activities such as tracking and maintaining inventory, shipping, receiving, disbursements, identification of parts and supplies. Must maintain a neat and orderly work area. Must be able to enter information into the SAP system. Must perform all clerical functions related to the performance of these duties. Must be capable of multi-tasking and meeting deadlines as assigned. Will handle logging and reporting of all disbursements received through Material Control, answer phones, create and maintain files. Will operate trucks requiring CDL to make pick-ups, deliveries, and handling of materials.


  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have CDL Class B and conform to all State and Federal Dept. of Transportation Rules and Laws
  • Must have or obtain CDL endorsement to transport Hazardous Materials
  • Must be experienced with and become qualified to operate all material handling equipment (forklifts, stackers, manlifts, Grapple Truck, etc.)
  • Must have or obtain Amtrak RWP, AMTII, & NORAC qualifications. Must be capable to lift 50 pounds, be OSHA forklift certified and DOT Hazmat certified
  • Must be familiar and experienced with safe hoisting and rigging practices.
  • Must have CDL License at time of application - No Exceptions
  • Applicant will have 30 days to apply for CDL Hazmat endorsement
  • Must become qualified on the operation of the Grappler Truck in accordance with the terms of Rule 2-A-5


  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills


The hourly range is $27.08- $36.11 (with opportunity for increases, as per the applicable collective bargaining agreement, after beginning employment). Amtrak offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental and vision plans; wellness programs; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan; life insurance; paid time off; reimbursement of education; Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility; Railroad Retirement sickness and retirement benefits; and rail pass privileges. Some benefits are subject to the collective bargaining agreement. Learn more about our benefits offerings Here.

Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to school year, education, work experience, certifications, etc.  


Requisition ID:159537
Posting Location(s):Maryland
Job Family/Function:Supply Chain & Logistics 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:0 - 5% 

You power our progress through your performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job. We want your career at Amtrak to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging work, rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, and attractive compensation. Amtrak maintains a culture that values high performance and recognizes individual employee contributions. 

Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol. All Amtrak positions requires a pre-employment background check that includes prior employment verification, a criminal history check and a pre-employment drug screen. 

Candidates who test positive for marijuana will be disqualified, regardless of any state or local statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Amtrak's pre-employment drug testing program is administered in accordance with DOT regulations and applicable law.  

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.


In accordance with federal law governing security checks of covered individuals for providers of public transportation (Title 6 U.S.C. §1143), Amtrak is required to screen applicants for any permanent or interim disqualifying criminal offenses. 

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.