HSR Sheet Metal Worker Mechanic Tech Ful - 90071371 - Washington

Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20018

Company: Amtrak

As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. 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 the result of you.

By living the Amtrak values and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

Responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of plumbing, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, in accordance with FRA and Amtrak Tier II standards and guidelines for High Speed Trainsets. 


Performs inspection, testing and maintenance in accordance with 49CFR regulations and Amtrak Tier II standards on High Speed Trainset equipment.
Troubleshoots equipment to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures.
Installs, maintains, and repairs hydraulic and pneumatic circuits and systems.
Repairs tilting system, brake, water heating and sanitation systems.
Installs, maintains and repairs heating and cooling equipment and related piping.
Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines and hand tools normally associated with assigned job.


High school diploma or GED.
Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program preferred.
Experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement and rebuilding of mechanic equipment and systems.
Experience testing equipment and repairs to water and sanitation systems.
Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment preferred.
Must successfully complete training and attain/retain certification applicable to assigned job.


Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
Ability to read mechanical drawings.
Knowledge and skill in the use of electrical tools, equipment and the measurements necessary to meet established standards.
Ability to train others in attaining higher skill levels in inspections and repairs.
Demonstrated computer skills.
Ability to read, write and communicate proficiently.


Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

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.

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.