High Speed Spvr Tech – 90104767 – Washington

  • Amtrak
  • US - DC - Washington
  • 4 days ago

Company Name: Amtrak

Location: Washington, DC, US - 20018

Job Duration: 2022-01-14 to 2022-02-13


As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. The safety of our passengers, our more than 20,000 colleagues, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of you.

By living the Amtrak values and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

The High Speed Supervisory Technician is responsible for planning, leading, and directing employees in safe performance of their jobs in connection with cleaning, servicing, inspecting, testing and maintaining of High Speed Trainsets in accordance with FRA, FDA, and Amtrak Tier II guidelines and standards.



Supervises maintenance facility/yard operations related to assigned equipment inspection, testing and maintenance programs and coordinates the movement of High Speed Trainsets in order to maximize equipment availability and reliability.
Performs inspection, testing and maintenance in accordance with 49CFR regulations and Amtrak Tier II standards on High Speed Trainset equipment.
Plans, organizes, and maintains production schedules as applicable while operating within budget.
Reviews work orders for assigned equipment, including planned corrective and preventive maintenance, and plans/assigns work.
Ensures all inspection and work order results are properly recorded in WMS with attention to conditions found, performance measurements taken/recorded, symptoms noted, and inspections completed and/or deferred.
Communicates and coordinates daily activities, mechanical issues, safety issues, material issues, etc. with appropriate departments and mechanical management.
Provides constructive feedback and counsels and motivates employees relative to work performance; provides technical guidance and assistance to employees as needed.
Maintains all required qualifications and certifications in order to perform inspections and supervise work according to state and federal requirements. 
Conducts safety meetings and implements inspection and mechanical service related safety plans and programs.
Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines and hand tools normally associated with assigned job.


Some college or technical school and/or journeyman qualification preferred. 
Some supervisory experience in an operating environment preferred.
Demonstrated experience working on machinery in an industrial, marine, railroad, or plant environment.
Demonstrated experience diagnosing and troubleshooting electrical or mechanical systems.
Demonstrated experience working with a computerized asset management and/or work management system.
Some knowledge and experience related to safety program methodology and its application.
Demonstrated experience in working with WMS, SAP, ARROW, and other Amtrak automated programs preferred experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment preferred.
Must successfully complete training and attain/retain certification applicable to assigned job.


Leadership, decision making, and team building skills.
Organizational and problem solving skills.
Ability to read and interpret schematics and mechanical drawings 
Understanding and working knowledge of equipment/system specifications and power tool operations.
Understanding and working knowledge of various mechanical craft duties.
Knowledge of accepted industry quality standards and railroad quality standards preferred.
Demonstrated computer skills.

Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:61506
Band Zone:AB107 
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Mechanical 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 
Recruiter Name:Gregory Bateman 
Recruiter Email:

You power our progress through your 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 of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be 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.