Amtrak Sheet Metal Worker / Plumber in Chicago, Illinois

Sheet Metal Worker / PlumberLocation: Chicago, IL, US, 60607Your success is a train ride away.Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americaand#39;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:Responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of plumbing, hydraulic and pneumatic systems on rolling stock equipment and components in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Performs inspection, testing and maintenance in accordance with 49CFR regulations and Amtrak standards and guidelines.Troubleshoots equipment to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures.Installs, maintains and repairs hydraulic and pneumatic circuits and systems.Repairs brake, water heating and sanitation systems.Installs, maintains and repairs heating and cooling equipment and related piping.Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines and hand tools normally associated with assigned job. PREFERRED EDUCATION: Completion of technical school or apprenticeship program. WORK EXPERIENCE:Experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement and rebuilding of mechanic equipment and systems.Experience in testing equipment and repairs to water and sanitation systems.Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.Ability to read mechanical drawings.Knowledge and skill in the use of specialized tools, equipment and measurements necessary to meet established standards.Some computer skills.PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE:Experience in the maintenance of railroad equipment.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:NoCOMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.Candidates who apply to this posting may be contacted now or at a later date when a position becomes available.Education Requirements: High School/GEDEmployment Experience Requirements: 1 - 3 years of experienceAmtrak 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.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. 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 equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.