Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 8:26 AM
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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?
SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
B and B Mechanic responsibilities: Construct erect, install, and repairs various structures and fixtures consisting of wood, plywood, and wallboard, and masonry using carpenters hand tools and power tools, and conforming to local building codes: Studies blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber or fiberboard, and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated.
-Duties include ability to select specified type of lumber or other materials, prepare layout, using rule, framing square, and calipers, marking cutting and assembly lines on materials, using pencil, chalk, and marking gauge,
-Shaping materials to prescribed measurements, using saws, chisels, and planes, assemble cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue,
-verification of trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenters level and ability to erect framework for structures and lay subflooring.
-Knowledge of, and ability to use masonry tools
-Ability to work with others
-Ability to accurately measure distances using a ruler
-Ability to read ruler and tape measurements
-Knowledge of building and construction practices
-Basic arithmetic skills
-Ability to anticipate and analyze problems and take corrective action
-Customer service oriented
-Ability to follow instructions
-Ability to work in teams
-General safety practice knowledge
-Ability to work under pressure
-Knowledge of operating and safety rules and standards
-Must be safety conscious concrete work
-Vocational or apprentice training or two years of Construction trade experience (carpentry,welding, masonry, iron worker)
-Must read and write the English language
-Must have valid driver's license
-Must have the ability to work various hours, days, shifts and locations
-To be selected for a position, an applicant must:
(1) meet the minimum requirements in the job posting,
(2) pass a written examination (if applicable),
(3) satisfy a background investigation (which includes credit, if applicable), and
(4) pass an oral interview, during which the interviewers will further evaluate the applicants qualifications for the position. Because the selection process is competitive, not all qualified applicants are granted an interview. Amtrak may also require the applicant to undergo a physical ability test, and, if the Company extends a conditional offer, may require him or her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing.
PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE:
CDL driver's license preferred
COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
Employment Experience Requirements:
Under 1 year of experience
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.
• Location: Queens
• Post ID: 143449237 newyork