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Lead Service Engineer - 90292073 - New Haven

New Haven, CT 06510

Your success is a train ride away.

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?

The Lead Service Engineer supports rolling stock equipment and develops engineering programs and processes to implement and improve the quality and reliability of equipment across the Amtrak system. The Service Engineer reports to the Mechanical Rolling Stock Equipment department while solving advanced technical problems, owning interdisciplinary efforts with Amtrak, state rolling stock and host railroads as a subject matter expert, and communicating with resources both internally and externally to meet business objectives. The SEis a leader mentoring other engineers and guiding technical decisions within Amtrak.

Provide advanced field and technical assistance to terminals and maintenance facilities.
Lead field tests, safety inspections, overhaul, and warranty programs for both Amtrak and state rolling stock equipment
Lead in-depth troubleshooting and development of solution packages that extend beyond routine diagnostic work.
Develop and review technical specifications and procedures for equipment and systems for both Amtrak and state rolling stock equipment.
Support authorizing component upgrades, updates and replacements, including qualifying vendors and products with engineering documentation and drawings reviews as necessary.
Work with Fleet Managers to provide design and procedure improvements related to equipment problems which are typically design flaws, retrofit and field modifications, and maintenance shortcomings.
Provide engineering expertise and design improvements to investigate systemic problems, reduce failures, and increase availability of equipment.

BS degree in an engineering discipline or BS degree and engineering work experience.
General Electric P40-8, P42-8 locomotive knowledge
Demonstrated experience in Amtrak or Class 1 railway rolling stock maintenance in technical roles involving inspections, commissioning new rolling stock, and troubleshooting.
Demonstrated experience in railway quality control.
Ability to read and understand electrical schematics, mechanical drawings, and technical documents for troubleshooting and design changes.
Knowledgeable in areas of North American railway safety and regulatory practices including, but not limited to, AAR and FRA standards and rules.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Basic computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft computer software such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point and Project.
Ability to develop and implement Mechanical procedures, Modifications, SMPs and Maintenance Bulletins and Alerts.

MS degree in an engineering discipline or PE license.
Working knowledge of the 49CFR229, 236, 238 and basic qualifications.
5-8 years of experience
Significant engineering experience with a railroad or other technically similar agency.
Knowledge of train control regulations, signal rules, operating rules related to train operations, and physical features of the right of way.
General understanding of materials management functions and creation of Bills of Materials and material inventory changes.

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Requisition ID:59001
Posting Location(s):Connecticut
Job Family/Function:Mechanical
Relocation Offered:No
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.

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.Marijuana,notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe qualified for hire.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|| Corporate Jobs



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-06-03 Expires: 2021-07-03

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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