Sr/Engineer - 90340803 - Philadelphia

Date: Jan 20, 2023

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104

Company: Amtrak

As we move America’s workforce toward the future, our goal is to connect businesses and communities across the country. 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 due to your efforts 


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.
 

This position is a tiered position. Incumbents will have a position level assigned based on their skills and experience, and in alignment with position development plans. Position placement is at Amtrak’s sole and absolute discretion.

 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Track Standards performs special trackwork design; develops plans, sketches and specifications for the procurement of highspeed, passenger railroad turnouts and crossovers.  They review vendor shop drawings for compliance with the designs. Request SAP numbers and create descriptions. Scanning and/or filing of suppliers drawings for future reference.    

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Designs special trackwork for track renewal and new track construction.
  • Using CAD drafting software, develop special trackwork construction drawings.
  • Capable of prioritizing work, juggling multiple projects, working independently and delivering designs on time
  • Participates in field inspections to investigate situations before making engineering recommendations.
  • Creates standard plans and develops new specifications.

 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Civil or Industrial Engineering and at least 5 years relevant, progressive work experience.
  • Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • At least 1 CAD software package. 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Industry leadership or participation in AREMA, TTCI, or other technical society.
  • Experience with railroad operations.
  • Background in manufacturing, material science or metallurgy
  • Qualified in AMTRAK RWP and AMT II.
  • Microstation Verison 5
  • Basic knowledgee of SAP    

 

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Be able to participate in meetings with other departments at various levels to to make sure all expectations are met.

 

The salary range is $108,000.00 - $139,960.00 for the Sr. Engineer position and $93,080.00 - $120,630.00 for the Engineer position.  Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. Depending on an employee’s assigned worksite or location, Amtrak may consider a geo-pay differential to be applied to the employee’s base salary. Amtrak may offer additional incentive and pay programs to recognize and reward our employees, including a short-term incentive bonus based upon factors such as individual and company performance that is commensurate with the level of the position and/or long-term incentive plan compensation. In addition to your salary, Amtrak offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, and vision plans; health savings accounts; wellness programs; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with employer match; life insurance; short and long term disability insurance; paid time off; back-up care; adoption assistance; surrogacy assistance; reimbursement of education expenses; Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility; Railroad Retirement sickness and retirement benefits; and rail pass privileges. Learn more about our benefits offerings here.

 

 

Requisition ID:152547
Band Zone:C3 
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
Relocation Offered:Yes 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 
Recruiter Name:Lawrence Allen 
Recruiter Email:lawrence.allen@amtrak.com

 

You power our progress through your 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.

In accordance with federal law governing security checks of covered individuals for 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.