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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 12/30/2016

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is the nation's sixth largest transportation system with a vast network of commuter rail, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and bus routes serving a 2,200 square mile service region composed of Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.

What's more impressive is our inclusion on the 2015 Forbes Magazine list of America's Best Employers. Ranked the 33rd best company to work for in America signals a new direction to become a driving force for the economic success of the region and a great place for your career.

We are currently seeking Rail Vehicle Electrical/Electronic Maintainers in our Railroad Division for current and future openings. These positions are responsible for the inspection, adjustment, repair/replacement and overhaul of rail vehicles and related accessories. Successful candidates will inspect to determine extent of repair or replacement of parts required; perform layout work; make wiring diagrams indicating new or relocated circuits; install wiring hookups, and rewire damaged or burnt-out circuits.

Requirements include:
Experience in the repair, rewiring, testing and replacement of electric and electronic controls, current collection and associated accessories. Experience on rail vehicle equipment preferred but not required.
At least one year of related experience.
High School Diploma or equivalent and valid driver's license is required.
Technical school and/or military training in relevant area a plus.
Knowledge of National Electrical Code, and ability to read and work from drawings and schematics a must.
* Own related hand tools.
* Selected applicants must also pass a written qualifying test to be administered at a future date.

1st Class Rail Vehicle Electrical/Electronic Maintainers start at 21.83/hour with an increase to $31.19/hour after 3 years.

Employees in our Railroad Division are covered by the Railroad Retirement Program.

To complement the salary, SEPTA offers an excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision coverage as well as a free employee pass on all modes of SEPTA Transportation.

SEPTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity