Sr Mgr Inter City Trainset - 90341601 - Washington (Hybrid)

Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20002

Company: Amtrak

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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.


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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 can sit in the following locations within the Northeast Corridor: Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Maryland, Washington D.C. or Richmond.


This position will support ICT functions for Amtrak’s Terminal and Road operations. Functions will include Terminal operating plans and Network planning for maintenance and consist turns. 


• Establishes safety as an integral and continuous part of work, motivating personnel and vendors to be proactive, improving safe methods in all activities and reducing risk through mitigation.
• Oversees and coordinates ICT Transportation activities, as related to the project, managing site logistics with Amtrak and Contractor’s personnel. 
• Oversees and leads new equipment design reviews, test requirements, and compliance with Amtrak and regulatory requirements.
• Maintains project data records archives for future recall and review of program activity and progress.
• Investigate and diagnose new and existing incidents using data mining principles.
• Produce maintenance bulletins and procedures to maintain ICT efficiently and safely.
• Develop ICT equipment requirements and specifications.
• Maintain and improve knowledge through research and experience.


• Bachelor’s degree((in a Transportation discipline)) or the equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
• 7 years of relevant experience required.
• Demonstrated understanding and ability to apply techniques for operational analysis 
• Ability to work independently.
• Proficiency in Reliability Centered maintenance principles.
• Knowledgeable in areas of North American railway safety and regulatory practices including, but not limited to the AAR and FRA rules.
• Knowledgeable of environmental regulations, signal rules, electric traction, passenger equipment operations.
• Qualified on operating rules and have a thorough knowledge of Safety Rules.
• Demonstrated experience in Amtrak rolling stock maintenance in technical roles involving inspections, commissioning new rolling stock, troubleshooting.
• Working knowledge of and experience in accepted railway industry quality standards and the ISO quality procedure..
• Excellent written and good oral communication skills.
• Excellent computer skills and a basic understanding of engineering economics.


• 9 years of Transportation experience preferred
• Prior experience in train operation or, field transportation manager.
• Working knowledge of Amtrak’s route structure, operating rules and passenger equipment type


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:116317
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; New York; Pennsylvania; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Transportation 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 50% 

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.

POSTING NOTES: Transportation || Railroad Operations