Great jobs paying good wages are now available at Amtrak for young men who aren't in college and strong young women also!
Training: New hires will attend 2-3 weeks of training at the Railroad Education and Development Institute in Atlanta, GA. Amtrak pays for travel, lodging and meals as required by collective bargaining agreement.
Looking to hire:
Track Workers-- 030702
Work as a member of a crew to install new railroad track, maintain existing track and right-of-way. Replace or repair track switches with specific components. Slide and align, tie plates. Drill holes through rails for insertion of bolts and tighten or loosen bolts at joints that hold ends or rails together. Correct deviations in track surface, alignment and gauge cut rails to specific lengths, etc.
Entry pay rate: $19.36/hour; Full rate, $21.52/hour
Promotional/Advancement Opportunities: Under Maintenance of Way Collective Bargaining Agreement, track workers may be considered for advancement or promotion to other positions with the engineering department if qualified:
Machine Operator, $23.25 - $24.81/hour; Welder Helper, $21.93/hour; Bridge Tender, $21.93/hour; Bridge Mechanic, $22.65/hour; Foreman, $22.71 - $25.53/hour; Track Inspector, $23.98 - $25.14/hour.
A high school diploma or GED; at least 18 years of age; valid driver's license
To apply, go here. Or call 202-906-2739 for assistance, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST.
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