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Motor Equipment Operator - 90037874 - Chicago

Date: Jan 14, 2020

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Your success is a train ride away.

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.

Are you ready to join our team?
 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Duties consist of work generally known and accepted as Laborers work, consisting of but not limited to: cleaning 
shop areas, fueling locomotive interiors and car bodies. Track 5 and Track 8 locomotive wash, emptying 
dumpsters, and operating forklifts, stocking locomotives, handling material as required and all other duties as 
assigned. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Additional duties consist of moving locomotives in and about Engine House Territory (Back Shop or Running Repair.)

Duties include but not limited to: opening/closing shop doors, removal/replacement of Derails and Blue Signals before and after locomotive movements and other duties generally known and accepted as Laborers work. Inspecting and 
servicing trains in the yards and other duties assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have a High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate. 

 

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

 

 

Requisition ID:42846
Posting Location(s):Illinois
Job Family/Function:Mechanical 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

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.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 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, he/she will not 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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Mechanical || Mechanical

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