BLE Job Bank: Amtrak

Amtrak, the National Railroad Passenger Corp., is recruiting Locomotive Engineers to work out of the following locations: Lincoln, Neb.; Denver, Colo.; Carbondale, Ill.; and Little Rock, Ark.

Duties include the safe operation of diesel-electric locomotives, complying with train orders, wayside signals, railroad operating rules, special instructions, and federal, state and local regulations to transport passengers and equipment safely and efficiently.

Locomotive Engineers perform equipment and air brake tests as required. Job involves working alone and apart in physical isolation while integrating activities with others. Engineers must make timely and critical decisions under stressful situations to safeguard lives and property.

Candidates must have a current Class I Engineer Certificate and must currently be working as a Locomotive Engineer with one year of service. Any candidate whose driving record indicates a conviction for an alcohol or substance violation, or a refusal to submit to testing in connection with a moving violation within the past 36 months, will be automatically disqualified. Candidates must be able to report to their Crew Base within a 2-hour call.

Resumes may be forwarded to Amtrak Human Resources Department, 525 West Van Buren St., Chicago, IL 60607, faxed to (312) 880-5174, or e-mailed to


Amtrak is an equal opportunity employer: EOE, M/F, D/V



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