Asst Production Engineer - 90001433 - Philadelphia

Date: Oct 9, 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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•    This position assists the Manager Engineering Production in leading a large Production unit.
•    Provides technical, logistical, and administrative support to the Manager Engineering Production for the efficient and cost-effective management of track maintenance and/or construction projects.


•    Responsible to promote safety within the workgroup, ensuring the group maintains focus on safety as their top priority.

•    Works with Manager and Supervisors to prevent and eliminate personal injuries and hazardous conditions on the right-of-way.
•    Oversight of numerous track maintenance and/or construction projects. Assists in the planning and execution of projects to meet defined scope, schedule, and budget. 
•    Responsible for QA/QC of project work to ensure final product is in compliance with all FRA- and Amtrak-mandated requirements and provides a safe and dependable environment for all train operations. 
•    Coordinate track maintenance and/or construction projects with other internal and external departments. Schedule appropriate labor force levels. 
•    Efficiently plan work and allocate resources to ensure timely accomplishment of tasks.
•    Assist in the planning, procurement, and tracking of all materials.  
•    Assist in the development of Site-Specific Safety Work Plans and Emergency Response Plans. 
•    Responsible for tracking and timely reporting of daily production.
•    Assist with incident and injury investigations, including the development of mitigations to prevent future recurrence.


•    6+ years of practical railroad experience.
•    Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management, or a closely related field.
•    In lieu of education a minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience is needed.
•    Extensive experience in railroad production work, railroad operations, procedures, construction, and maintenance methods. 
•    Demonstrated technical experience in track systems, policies, and procedures. 
•    Demonstrated experience with Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint.
•    Demonstrated supervisory experience.
•    Qualified or have the ability to become qualified in MW1000, NORAC, RWP, AMT 2, applicable FRA rules & regulations. 


•    8+ years of practical railroad experience 


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.


Requisition ID:65345
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Maryland; New Jersey; New York; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
Relocation Offered:Yes 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

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