Foreman III - 90377975 - San Diego

Date: Jun 24, 2024

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92101

Company: Amtrak

Your success is a train ride away!

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.

 

Are you ready to join our team?

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.

 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Foreman III positions are customized based upon established role and need in area of responsibility. Foreman III duties may include employee supervision or functional accountability for an assigned responsibility, area, or organizational unit.  

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Foreman III essential functions vary and are based upon role. 
  • Prime areas where Foremen III roles are established include but are not limited to: 
    • Supervising other foremen and/or mechanics
    • New operations involving special projects or work such as safety, materials, or regulatory compliance
    • Existing operations where special knowledge is required, greater flexibility is needed, or the operation or work is being reorganized
    • Training for entry into non-agreement positions

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Some college or technical school and/or journeyman qualification preferred
  • Some supervisory experience in an operating environment preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in diagnosing and troubleshooting electrical and/or mechanical systems preferred
  • Some knowledge and experience related to safety program methodology and its application
  • Demonstrated experience in working with WMS, SAP, ARROW, and other Amtrak automated programs preferred
  • Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment preferred
  • Must successfully complete training and attain/retain certifications applicable to assigned job

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Leadership, decision making, and team building skills
  • Organizational and problem solving skills
  • Understanding and working knowledge of various mechanical craft duties
  • Knowledge of accepted railroad quality standards preferred
  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of electrical tools, equipment, and the measurements necessary to meet established standards
  • Ability to read, write and communicate proficiently

 

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

 

The hourly rate is $45.94 (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.
 

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.