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Amtrak now in a sudden hiring spurt. probably due to previous new employment foot dragging.

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Posted by zugmann on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 6:27 PM

I fail to see the point in these postings.  You can set up a job agent on their website or just go there. 

Or is there a point I'm missing?

  

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 6:09 AM

I wonder as well. Perhaps he is getting a small honorarium for posting help wanted ads on here?  It's a violation of the forum TOS. 

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Posted by Overmod on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 10:17 AM

I think it's just a continuation of interest from the original posts in this thread: Amtrak has increased hiring as we come out of the pandemic and start figuring out where the Government money will be allocated.

It may just be that blue steak has a particular interest in this topic and can easily cut and paste the listings from the Amtrak site to show what Amtrak actually has week by week.  This is similar to a post on RyPN that started as a discussion of correct paint colors on the Reading and has metastasized to over 73 pages (last I read it) MOSTLY contributed by one individual who has timeless attention to the finer issues.  If that is an interest, you can find no better introduction.  If it is not an interest... best scroll down.

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 2:28 PM

I never realized Reading liveries we're that complex.  But then foamers can go on at length about various C&NW colors just like modelers about the exact mixtures for scale appearance of Brunswick green!!

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 3:18 PM

Here are my points with this subject thread. 

First I am using advertizing which is what is posted here and Hiring as one item. Amtrak had to limit trains last summer due to the Delta variant. Amtrak lost many personnel then. Omicrom came out last fall. It was evident that Amtrak would get low on both operating personnel and non operating ones due to the new variant with many persons giving up and quiting due to the great resignation.  Especially management positions.

But did Amtrak start hiring? NO! Maybe they could at the new fiscal year of October 1. NO! Then when the new budget proposal was obvious to come out of congress or even signed by the president did they start hiring?  Again no!

When management knew they would have to reduce again reduce operating trains to 5 days a week? NO!  They did not start advertizing until Jan 25th!  That reveals a lack of planning competence for all the vacancies that were apparent way before and after the New year's day.

For all these vaccancies being posted now indicates IMO a willfull lack of hiring instead of erlier in this year or last year. 

The lateness of these advertized opening IMO will mean a graduated restartig of trains both NEC and LD hopefully not to the end of May instead of all by MAR 28th.

Maybe we all need to contact the Pols about these delays? 

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Posted by zugmann on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 7:13 PM

So, you have no point.   

 

What I thought. 

  

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Posted by York1 on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 7:19 PM

I'm not sure I see the problem here.

I have found some of the listings interesting, and I normally don't take the time to check other sites for info like this.

 

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Thursday, March 3, 2022 10:58 PM

It now appears that we can see the consequences of this late hiring.  March 28 start of all cancelled trips?  Not going to happen according to Amtrak.  Now end of may?  That IMO becomes more unlikely.  These openings are needed for some extra boards at least.

What someone pointed out to me is the lack of positions in the maintenance trades.  Seems that not enough persons to maintain all the equipment.  What is going to happen to all that nice shinny locos and passenger cars if maintenance scrimped?  By november wonder how many will be on the RIP lines?  That is not counting all the older equipment.

Just to Highlight here are today's listing as of 0840.  Note:  Looking for technical trainers.  Were they needed in Jan?


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Posted by charlie hebdo on Friday, March 4, 2022 6:55 AM

zugmann

So, you have no point.   

 

What I thought. 

 

No point. The questionable personnel planning by Amtrak is a good topic but weekly posting of Amtrak advertising is a separate matter. Streak may have good intentions but seems unwilling to answer Zug's question.  

So what purpose is served with these postings?

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Friday, March 4, 2022 9:39 AM

charlie hebdo
exact mixtures for scale appearance of Brunswick green!!

Oh, that's easy.  "Two parts black, one part green."  Any Pennsy fan will tell you!  Wink

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Friday, March 4, 2022 9:47 AM

Overmod
This is similar to a post on RyPN that started as a discussion of correct paint colors on the Reading and has metastasized to over 73 pages (last I read it)

Yikes!  Surprise

Some people need to relax a bit.  For example, I wanted to repaint some O Gauge passenger cars into NYO&W livery but for color could only find a vague description of "light olive" and no steam era color photographs to reference.  What to do?

So I went to HobbyTown's Tamiya paint section, saw "Olive Drab 2," and said "Close enough!"  Looks good too!  

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Friday, March 4, 2022 12:06 PM

O&W steam era. What was added or changed in the brief diesel era?

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Posted by Electroliner 1935 on Friday, March 4, 2022 2:49 PM

blue streak 1
blue streak 1 wrote the following post 15 hours ago: It now appears that we can see the consequences of this late hiring.  March 28 start of all cancelled trips?  Not going to happen according to Amtrak.  Now end of may?  That IMO becomes more unlikely.  These openings are needed for some extra boards at least. What someone pointed out to me is the lack of positions in the maintenance trades.  Seems that not enough persons to maintain all the equipment.  What is going to happen to all that nice shinny locos and passenger cars if maintenance scrimped?  By november wonder how many will be on the RIP lines?  That is not counting all the older equipment.

I agree with you, that this looks like poor (and maybe intentional) planing. They have been in a shutdown mode for so long and perhaps afraid to think about how AMTRAK was going to operate in the future that they (Whoever is in charge) couldn't see that they were loosing so many needed people to perform all the work it takes to operate a regular daily train service. Now they are playing catch up in a all new hiring world. 

I watch too much TV and the Chicago stations are showing an Amtrak commercial that is short (20 sec) and I have not yet seen it because I only hear the end where a voice says "Its only an AMTRAK away" and I can not look fast enough to see any of it. It is between other commercials and I am not watching the screen. How Amtrak waste's money. 

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Posted by zugmann on Friday, March 4, 2022 4:47 PM

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Oh, that's easy.  "Two parts black, one part green."  Any Pennsy fan will tell you!  

10:1. 

  

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Saturday, March 5, 2022 12:15 AM

It is now time for me to ease up.  Amtrak's inability to meet any promised train operations has been proved.  Their lare hiring has resulted causing Amtrak's inability to operate all of their scheduled trains when promised.  We shall see if Amtrak can meet the promise of all trains by end of May?

Now only postings that directly affect operating by end of May will be noted.

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Posted by SD70Dude on Saturday, March 5, 2022 12:18 AM

zugmann
Flintlock76
Oh, that's easy.  "Two parts black, one part green."  Any Pennsy fan will tell you!  

10:1. 

I thought it was two drops of green in a bucket of black.......

Penn Central couldn't afford the green.

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Saturday, March 5, 2022 7:52 AM

charlie hebdo

O&W steam era. What was added or changed in the brief diesel era?

 

In the diesel era the O&W painted their passenger cars in a grey and yellow scheme to match the new diesel units. A pretty good-looking color scheme, but not what I was after. 

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Saturday, March 5, 2022 7:55 AM

zugmann

 

 
Flintlock76
Oh, that's easy.  "Two parts black, one part green."  Any Pennsy fan will tell you!  

 

10:1. 

 

I don't know, that might depend on "Lines East" or "Lines West!"

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Saturday, March 5, 2022 7:57 AM

SD70Dude
I thought it was two drops of green in a bucket of black....... Penn Central couldn't afford the green.

Oh yeah.  A writer for "Trains" said it best concerning Penn Central:

"A marriage made in Hell and the bride wore black!"

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Posted by zugmann on Saturday, March 5, 2022 10:07 AM

Flintlock76
I don't know, that might depend on "Lines East" or "Lines West!"

Black paint that sat on a shelf next to a can of green paint. 

  

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Monday, March 7, 2022 8:06 PM

Gentlemen I messed up.  I did not check both Laborer/skilled trades and Engineering/mechanical.  Those 2 categories have almost 370 openings with only about 100 beiing unskilled.  Openings date back to Jan 28th.

So these openings seem to point of more Amtrak foot dragging on hiring.  No wonder there is a big shortage of equipment.  IMO management has no excuses.

Laborer & Skilled Trades: Careers at Amtrak

Engineering & Mechanical: Careers at AmtrakContinuing Amtrak service cuts reflect lack of national network investment: Analysis - Trains

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Thursday, March 10, 2022 10:16 PM

Good news only 1 C-19 reported on Amtrak last week.  Now the returnees can start giving OJT to new hires.

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 2:18 PM

finally hiring mechanical persons.  Canot think they  will have enough by MAY final restoration?

This lst is for Monay.  Tuesay's list for more OBS


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Posted by blue streak 1 on Monday, June 20, 2022 2:02 PM

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Posted by BaltACD on Monday, June 20, 2022 6:14 PM

Suspect Amtrak is right there with the Airlines - laid off the bulk of the work force during the darkest days of Covid - then expected near 100% return of employees when recalls went out - now they are stupified that less than 20% are actually returning to service, coupled with the normal course of retirements that continued to happen to employees that had too much service time to be subject to being laid off.  Best & Brightest find out that in reality they are Dumb & Dumber.

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Posted by Electroliner 1935 on Monday, June 20, 2022 7:34 PM

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Posted by zugmann on Monday, June 20, 2022 8:15 PM

BaltACD
Suspect Amtrak is right there with the Airlines - laid off the bulk of the work force during the darkest days of Covid - then expected near 100% return of employees when recalls went out - now they are stupified that less than 20% are actually returning to service, coupled with the normal course of retirements that continued to happen to employees that had too much service time to be subject to being laid off.  Best & Brightest find out that in reality they are Dumb & Dumber.

Also the advantage of pay vs. quality of life isn't there as in years past.  True of all railroads. 

  

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Monday, June 27, 2022 8:12 PM


 


 

Miami - Lead Service Attendant, Chef, Coach Cleaner, Carmen Journeymen, Machinist Technician, Sheetmetal Welder, and Electrician Journeyman Hiring Event  

Thursday, July 7th, 2022 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 

 

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The Lead Service Attendant (LSA) is primarily responsible for creating a welcoming atmosphere of hospitability for Amtrak passengers that result in exceeding customer expectations. Works in a fast-paced environment onboard trains. Coordinates work and supervise a team of food and wait staff responsible for the provision of food and beverage service to Amtrak passengers. Maintains cleanliness of rail car interior ensuring compliance with FDA and Amtrak Service Standards requirements. Functions independently while simultaneously supporting the service staff. Utilizes superior interpersonal skills to communicate clearly and effectively with passengers and crew to ensure employee and customer satisfaction in both ideal and off-schedule conditions. Responsible for safe practices and meeting sanitation standards during all segments of service from loading, stocking, preparing, serving, clean-up, and end-of-trip close-outs. Responsible for the security, sale, safe handling, and accounting of food and beverage products. Strictly complies with cash and credit transaction handling procedures and protects Amtrak funds. Adheres to uniform and grooming requirements. Prepares associated paperwork. Utilizes a cash register or similar point of sale device and follows established accounting procedures without deviation. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

  • This position will be responsible for performing dining car service and side work as directed by the Lead Service Attendant by providing a quality dining car experience for passengers in a safe, efficient and professional manner.  
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  • Must be available to work flexible schedules that include weekends and holidays.  

 

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 
The Chef is responsible for meal preparation in the kitchen on board our dining cars.  The Chef must have the ability to offer our employees a wide variety of full-course meals that are freshly prepared in our kitchens.  The Chef must assist with loading/unloading, verification, handling, and storage of all food and service products as well as cooking, plating, supplies, food prep, pantry, and providing to the servers all items on the current menu. The Chef will wash any and all utensils, pots, and pans, and will keep the entire lower level of the car clean. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

  • Prepare full-course meals for Amtrak employees.  
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  • Wash all items used in the preparation of meals in compliance with FDA sanitation regulations and standards.   
  • Must complete all end-point duties.  

 

Qualifications Coach Cleaner: 

 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 
Responsible for cleaning the interior and exterior of train equipment in accordance with FDA and Amtrak Standards and guidelines. 

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Perform cleaning assignments for train cars in accordance with FDA and Amtrak standards and guidelines. 
  • Drain and flush waste tanks.   
  • Vacuum, mop, dust, sweep, wash walls and windows.  
  • Uses chemical cleaners, equipment and material in accordance with regulatory agencies and HAZCOM guidelines and procedures.  
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SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 

Responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of wheels sets, brakes, brake pads, repairing suspension 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 
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SUMMARY OF DUTIES 

Responsible for inspection, testing and maintenance of locomotives and rolling stock equipment 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. 
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  • Troubleshoots equipment to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures. 
  • Calibrates pressure switches and valves in compliance with 49CFR and Amtrak established standards. 
  • Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines, and hand tools normally associated with assigned job 

 

Qualifications Sheetmetal Welder:  

 

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 
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  • Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines and hand tools normally associated with assigned job 

 

Qualifications Electrician Journeyman:  

 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 

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. 

  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • 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. 
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  • 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. 

  

Requisition ID:114715
Posting Location(s):Florida
Job Family/Function:Mechanical; Transportation 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 100% 

  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 


In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 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, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

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