BLET Job Bank: Amtrak

Amtrak is recruiting Locomotive Engineers to fill job vacancies in the following areas: Jacksonville, Fla.; Raleigh, N.C.; Florence, S.C.; Miami, Fla.; Charlotte, N.C.; Lorton, Va. (Auto Train); and Richmond, Va.

Duties include: safe operation of locomotives; complying with train orders, wayside signals, railroad operating rules, and special instructions; complying with federal, state and local regulations to transport passengers and equipment safely and efficiently; and performing air brake tests as required. Locomotive engineers must make timely and critical decisions under stressful conditions frequently.

Interested parties must have a high school diploma or GED. Candidates must have a current Class I Locomotive Engineer Certificate and must have operated an engine within one year. Candidates must pass the Hogan Personality Inventory. Candidates must be able to report to their crew base within a two-hour call period.

Salary: Start rate is between $25.76 ­ $34.35 full rate per hour. Rate depends on how much service you have as an engineer. Five years is the maximum rate.

Start date will be September 8, 2008.

Please fax your resume to:



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