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Electrician- Kansas City, MO- 90050770

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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?

The Amtrak Maintenance located in Kansas City, MO has an opening for a Full-Time Electrician.

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.
• Must have visual acuity and hearing capability to perform the essential functions of the job unless other vision or hearing standards are required by law.
• Must have ability to distinguish and separate sounds around machinery and tools.
• Must be able to work safely around loose materials, uneven surfaces and metal plates and equipment.
• Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull loads in accordance with all applicable safety rules.
• Required to wear safety apparel and equipment when necessary.

• High school diploma or GED.
• 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.
• Ability to read, write and communicate proficiently.

• Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program.
• Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment.

Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

The rate of pay is $31.65/hour per union contract.

Please apply on our website at www.jobs/amtrak.com. Your resume will be further reviewed someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

Listing expires on Saturday February 15th, 2020


As an Electrician, you will be responsible for supporting the manufacturing process by trouble shooting, preventative maintenance, and repair of all tire-related manufacturing, processing machinery and equipment. You will also be responsible for related safety and housekeeping obligations throughout the facility.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

Install, troubleshoot and maintain all electrical components and systems including electronic sensors, motors, drives, PLC systems
Layout, assemble, install and test electrical fixtures, control equipment and wiring
Inspect, maintain and repair wiring, motors, switchboards, switches, blown fuses, various indoor/outdoor lighting fixtures and electrical mechanisms at industrial level 110vac – 4160vac
Install, inspect, clean and lubricate AC and DC motors up to 2500 hp
Troubleshoot industrial control systems, e.g., hydraulics, temperature control systems with steam or electrical heat source, and chilled water as cooling source
Perform minor welding such as fabrication and installing brackets and panel mounts
Fit and connect conduit using various tools necessary to layout, cut, thread and bend as well as cut holes.
Work with and around live circuits and making hot taps when required
Maintain power, lights and alarms wiring systems (Facilities Maintenance)
Log or use computerized work order system for repair and maintenance activities performed
Interpret electrical schematics, blueprints, sketches, layouts, circuit diagrams or specifications
Abide by safe work standards including Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO), Fall Protection, Confined Spaces, and appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), NFPA 70E (Arc flash)
Adhere to Goodyear’s attendance policy
Perform a variety of manual tasks in varying temperatures for extended periods of time, which may include lifting light to heavy materials, climbing, standing, squatting, bending, and working at heights when applicable.
Basic Qualifications:

HS Diploma/GED
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future
Must be able to successfully complete all post-offer, pre-employment contingencies
Ability to work any and/or rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable
Basic computer skills
Must provide basic tools
Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience as an Industrial Manufacturing Electrician with basic knowledge and understanding of machine technology, construction, operation of heavy industrial machinery and power/control devices.
Industrial Electrician Journeyman’s card or AAS in Electrical Technology
Experience working with a variety of PLC and AC/DC drive controls, platforms, including but not limited to, Modicon, Siemens and Rockwell
Desire and willingness to learn and perform across crafts
Basic computer skills
Experience adhering to industry-specific safety standards
Candidate Criteria:

Self-motivated: demonstrates appropriate initiative with or without direct supervision
Hard worker: someone who works diligently to get tasks done
Adaptability: the ability to make changes, and to be successful in changing environments
Team player: an associate who can be counted on to assist the company in being successful whether working on a team or individual projects
Commitment to working safely
Willingness to adhere to tobacco-free policy

Listing expires on Saturday November 9th, 2019