Sr Field Electrical Engineer - 90302668 - Providence

Date: Nov 22, 2021

Location: Providence, RI, US, 02904

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:
Provides technical, logistical, and administrative support to the ET Assistant Division Engineer for the efficient and cost-effective management of construction, maintenance, and inspection of ET infrastructure. Work in both the office and in the field in all types of weather conditions to support a 24/7operation.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Observe field activities to ensure conformance with safety protocols. Correct activities that do not conform and advise supervision when necessary. Report observations to the upper management and assist in driving improvement in the overall safety culture. Implements safety work plans for theprevention & elimination of personal injuries and hazardous conditions on Amtrak property and the right-of-way.
• Ensure all regulatory and required inspections, maintenance, and commissioning of assets are performed on-time and at a high level throughobservations in the field. Correct poor performance in this area and advise supervision when necessary.
• Monitor and asses the condition of ET assets to ensure all aspects of the infrastructure meet or exceed all current Amtrak standards and comply with allrelevant regulatory requirements. Advise upper management where capital renewal programs should be planned prioritizing locations for “state of goodrepair” projects and programs.
• Requests and monitors the status of procurement for all material and services, and ensures the proper delivery, storage, and installation of materials aswell as the performance of any contracted services. Ensure adequate stock of material is available for running repairs. Plan installations and coordinateswork activities with other crafts and transportation.
• Communicates with system offi ce and provides technical support in the fi eld for all inspection, maintenance, and construction activities. Available 24/7to respond to emergencies and interruptions to the operations. Support planned work on weekends and nights in the fi eld.
• Lead fi eld activities including the installation, commissioning, diagnosing, and repairing of electrical and/or electronic systems related to ET railroadinfrastructure.
• Technical expert in the fi eld that is responsible for ensuring all electrical prints and/or electronic circuitry diagrams, are up to date and corrected for asbuilt conditions.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience and training in position of similar capacity.
• Qualified or possess suffi cient experience to be qualifi ed in NORAC, RWP, AMT-2, applicable company safety requirements
• Must be able to interface with all levels of employees and both external and internal customers.
• Must be skilled and experienced with MS Offi ce, creating spreadsheets, presentations, memorandums, and utilizing other applications to perform jobfunctions.
• Demonstrated experience in all facets of ET inspection, maintenance, and construction including but not limited to OCS and Substation equipment andoperations as well as working knowledge of other crafts involved.
• Demonstrated knowledge and applied experience in railroad operations and operating rules.
• Possess knowledge of and ability to apply Federal Railroad Regulations including Roadway Worker Protection and those pertaining to AMT 2 working inelectrifi ed territory.
• Demonstrated experience in electrical or electronics engineering related to ET railroad infrastructure.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Licensed Professional Engineer or ability to acquire.
• Held craft positions(s) performing ET inspection, maintenance, and construction.
• Five years of experience in railroad operations within the Engineering Department.
 

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

 

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.

Requisition ID:74821
Posting Location(s):Rhode Island
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
Relocation Offered:No 
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.


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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