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Assistant Division Engineer - 90000581 - Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas 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?


This position has responsibility for overseeing and leading the Track inspection, maintenance, and construction activities for the Philadelphia and Lancaster sub-Divisions. The ADE Track also provides technical, logistical, and administrative support to the Deputy Division Engineer for the efficient and cost-effective management of track maintenance and construction projects


Ensures all aspects of the track infrastructure meets or exceeds current Amtrak and FRA standards and that all inspections are properly conducted, documented, and retained.

Must be intricately involved in the development, planning, and scheduling of work activities, funding, spend plans, and project schedules.

Ensure all track projects are initiated using the Departments guidelines and maintenance and construction programs support existing schedule

Maintain all infrastructure in a manner that ensures a safe and dependable environment for train operations.

Implement safety action plans for prevention of personal injuries and rules violations and the elimination of hazardous conditions on the right of way.

Lead maintenance planning efforts to ensure that key priorities are properly funded, planned, and executed


7+ years of relevant experience required.

Track department Supervisory experience with experience in all phases of inspection, maintenance, and construction.

Knowledge of railroad operations and divisional operating processes and procedures related to CETC and track usage

Demonstrated skills using PC-based spreadsheet (MS Excel, Access); Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Qualified or have the ability to be qualified in MW-1000, NORAC, RWP, AMT-2, applicable FRA Rules & Regulations

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bachelors Degree required OR equivalent combination of training, education and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.


BS Degree in Engineering or related field or the equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience

9+ years of relevant experience preferred

Sr. management, project management, inventory management, technical supervision, effective communication, administration

Planning/scheduling, budget/finance, field production methods, RR maintenance and construction methods, RR operations and procedures, spreadsheets

Effective writing, effective presentations, conducting meetings, conducting interviews, supervisory skills, advanced management and leadership, interpersonal communications, handling employee injuries, conducting investigations, PPE


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:68398
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Engineering
Relocation Offered:Yes
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

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: Engineering|| Engineering & Mechanical



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-09-13 Expires: 2021-10-13

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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