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ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR - 90263318 - Newark

Date: Nov 8, 2019

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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.

Are you ready to join our team?

Responsible for the development of work estimates for signals, the planning process, budget management, laying out of job tasks, material lists/costs, time estimates, labor clearances, and maintenance of labor costs.  Maintains knowledge of signal system maintenance procedures, contracts, policies and actions related to workforce deployment.  Observes safe work performance standards and operations in completion of daily tasks and provides prompt reports in cases of accident, injury and illness.  Exercises leadership and judgment in daily interactions with the workforce including counseling, motivating, organizing and directing.  Conducts safety briefings, observes safety compliance, maintains qualifications AMT 23/27, RWP, Norac and coordinates with other departments.  Leads employees within the guidelines of the System Safety Program by being alert to physical hazards which affect operations, including the modification of, recognition of, or cessation of operations when conditions exist that conflict with a safe operating environment for Amtrak or others.  Supervises, directs, plans and coordinates all maintenance related work for all the C&S employees assigned. Requires extensive knowledge of the Signal System, required to climb Signal bridges, knowledge of all signal maintenance tools, extensive knowledge of switch machines, AMT 23/27 procedures, and other knowledge relevant to the signal system. 


TOUR OF DUTY: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM


• AMT-2
• Must have high school diploma or equivalent
• Must have experience, some supervision and demonstrated electric traction experience.  
• Must possess valid driver’s license.
• C&S Field experience AMT 23/27, RWP/NORAC, AMT 2, BRS Labor Agreement
• Capable of  troubleshooting signal circuits and equipment; be able to read blueprints, standards and plans; working knowledge of job briefing process, BRS Agreement, Overhaul, Maintenance and Testing of Relays/CTC, C&S Material and Product knowledge, Accident investigation, Confined Space, AMT 23 and 27 REVI. Must have physical characteristics.


• Advanced technical school electrical with Journeyman qualification.
• Demonstrated supervision and extensive electric traction experience in construction and maintenance.  


Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. 


Requisition ID:41908
Posting Location(s):New Jersey
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
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: Engineering || Engineering

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