Assistant Production Engineer - 90292072 - Philadelphia

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

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: 
This position assists with leading a large Production unit. Provides technical, logistical and administrative support to the Production Manager for the efficient and cost effective management of track maintenance and/or construction projects.

 

This position requires overnight working hours.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Ensures all track projects are initiated using the FRA and Engineering Department’s guidelines, and track maintenance and/or construction programs support schedule and maintain a safe and dependable environment for all train operations.  
• Must be intricately involved in the development of work activities, funding, spend plan and the project schedule.  
• Coordinate track maintenance and construction projects with other departments, and schedule appropriate labor force levels. 
• Monitor track inspection periodically to ensure all Federal and Amtrak requirements are being met by track inspectors.
• Efficiently plan work and allocate resources to ensure timely accomplishment of tasks.
• Inspect production gang work and track construction projects to ensure quality compliance.
• Ensures all aspects of the physical plant meet or exceeds current FRA standards.  
• Monitors the procurement status of all material and ensures the proper installation of materials.  
• Assists in the development of Safety Plans and Emergency Response Plans. 
• Assists in the implementation of Safety Plans for the prevention and elimination of personal injuries and hazardous conditions on the right-of-way.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
• Bachelor’s Degree required OR equivalent combination of training, education and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. (i.e. practical railroad experience). 

• 6 years of relevant experience required.
• Extensive experience in railroad production work, railroad operations, procedures, construction, and maintenance methods. 
• Demonstrated technical experience in track systems, policies, and procedures. 
• Demonstrated skills using PC-based spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel, Access); Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
• Demonstrated supervisory experience.
• Qualified or have the ability to be qualified in MW1000, NORAC, RWP, AMT 2, applicable FRA rules & regulations. Project Management, Microsoft Office, WEE, PC experience.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

• 8+ years of relevant experience preferred.

• Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management, or a related field.

 

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

Requisition ID:58981
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 100% 

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.

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: Engineering || Engineering & Mechanical