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Amtrak - National Railroad Passenger Corporation Motor Equipment Operator - 90297801 - Seattle - Sign On Bonus Available in Seattle, Washington

Your success is a train ride away.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:Responsible for maintenance and servicing of Amtrak's locomotives and facilities in accordance with FRA, FDA, and Amtrak standards and guidelines. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Performs services on locomotives and equipment such as sanding, cleaning, washing, and scraping.Empties waste retention system, trash receptacles and properly disposes of hazardous waste material in accordance with FDA/Amtrak standards and guidelines.Performs shop maintenance and functions as motor equipment operator. Uses and operates light cranes, tractors, forklifts and similar equipment. Maintain shop/yard cleanliness.Maintain proper care and use of materials, equipment, machines and hand tools normally associated with assigned job.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:High school diploma or GED. Experience in manual labor. Must successfully complete training and attain/retain certifications applicable to job.Valid driver's license required for locations where necessary to operate company vehicle and motorized equipment.Experience operating cranes, power tools and hydraulic chain/sling rigging equipment preferred.Some computer skills preferred. MINIMUM KSA's:Knowledge of general/manual laborer duties. Ability to operate cranes, tractors and forklifts.Ability to read, write and communicate proficiently. COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.Sign-On Bonus available - $3,000 to $12,500 (based on experience and subject to specific conditions and crafts)A possible sign-on bonus of up to $12,500 (for example $5,000 for two or more years of railroad experience or $3,000 for trade school graduates). Most sign-on bonuses will be paid out in the next pay cycle following the first 30 days of employment and should be paid out in one installment. Larger bonuses may be paid out in multiple installments and subject to specific conditions and crafts.Lump Sum Bonus to Cover Relocation ExpensesA one-time lump sum payment, which will be increased to account for taxes, is provided to cover expenses associated with relocation for new employees with two or more years of relevant experience working for a Class I railroad. In addition, our vendor partner, Relo Direct, will assign a personal client service manager to help navigate the relocation process, including the client portal. Additionally, they will provide referrals to approved suppliers who can assist the employee with additional needs, like temporary housing, household goods move, and similar services.Note: The distance between the old residence and the new principal place of work must be at least 50 miles. Relocation must be generally completed within one year following the effective date of transfer/start of work in the new location. If the employee voluntarily terminates employment with Amtrak or is terminated for cause for reasons other than job elimination, reduction in force, or restructuring within the period from the effective date of transfer until 24 months, all relocation benefits will cease and the employee will be required to repay relocation benefits according to the following schedule: 12 months of service or less - 100% repayment, 13-24 months of service - 50% repayment. Both repayments would be inclusive of tax assistance.Amtrak employees power our progre