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Electrician Journeyman

Job Details

Hiring Organization Amtrak
Post Name Electrician Journeyman
Qualification Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 3000 To USD 5000 Per Month
Location Los AngelesCaliforniaUnited States 90012

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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’ is 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.


Responsible for inspection, testing, and maintenance of electrical, electronic, and HVAC systems on rolling stock equipment and components in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines. Works on electrical systems and components with AC and DC voltage.


  • Performs inspection, testing, and maintenance in accordance with 49CFR regulations and Amtrak standards and guidelines.
  • Utilizes a variety of test equipment, PC, and graphic information to diagnose malfunctions, troubleshoot, and qualify components and circuits to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures.
  • Repairs and/or replaces doors, electronics, signs, pantographs, and HVAC systems.
  • Installs components such as motors, generators, switches, relays, batteries, and transformers.
  • Performs approved electrical modifications and repairs or replaces components, as necessary.
  • Troubleshoots equipment to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures.
  • Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines, and hand tools normally associated with assigned job.


  • HVAC experience
  • Experience in electrical repairs, and testing advanced electrical/electronic systems and reading, drafting, and interpreting circuit diagrams, schematics, and mechanical drawings.
  • Experience in both A/C and D/C electrical systems.
  • Must successfully complete training and attain/retain certifications applicable to assigned job
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot using schematics and multimeters.
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of electrical tools, equipment, and the measurements necessary to meet established standards.
  • Some computer skills


  • Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment.


  • Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program


  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Lump Sum Bonus to Cover Relocation Expenses

A one-time lump sum payment, which will be increased to account for taxes, is provided to cover expenses associated with relocation for new employees with two or more years of relevant experience working for a Class I railroad.

In addition, our vendor partner, Relo Direct, will assign a personal client service manager to help navigate the relocation process, including the client portal. Additionally, they will provide referrals to approved suppliers who can assist the employee with additional needs, like temporary housing, household goods move, and similar services.

Note: The distance between the old residence and the new principal place of work must be at least 50 miles. Relocation must be generally completed within one year following the effective date of transfer/start of work in the new location.

If the employee voluntarily terminates employment with Amtrak or is terminated for cause for reasons other than job elimination, reduction in force, or restructuring within the period from the effective date of transfer until 24 months.

All relocation benefits will cease and the employee will be required to repay relocation benefits according to the following schedule: 12 months of service or less – 100% repayment, 13-24 months of service – 50% repayment. Both repayments would be inclusive of tax assistance.

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