Journeyman Carman

Website Amtrak

Journeyman Carman Job Highlights

Title Carman Journeyman
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Others
Location Los Angeles, CA, United States
Company Amtrak

Company Profile

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and provides safe transportation services.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Journeyman Carman who will be responsible for the inspection, testing, and maintenance of wheels sets, brakes, brake pads, and repairing suspension and pneumatic systems on rolling stock equipment and components in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • Possess experience in troubleshooting, repair, replacement, and rebuilding of mechanic equipment and systems


  • Maintains proper care and use of materials, test equipment, machines, and hand tools normally associated with assigned job
  • May perform welding and burning
  • Performs inspection, testing, and maintenance in accordance with 49CFR regulations and Amtrak standards and guidelines
  • Repairs doors, windows, interior equipment, access panels, hand brakes, brake shoes, outside car body components, fire extinguishers, emergency tools, and first aid kits
  • Troubleshoots equipment to determine corrective actions and causes of equipment failures
  • Uses a variety of test equipment to diagnose malfunctions, troubleshoot and repair components and circuits


  • Ability to read mechanical drawings
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of electronic tools, equipment, and the measurements necessary to meet established standards
  • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
  • Some computer skills
  • Must successfully Complete Training and attain/retain Certifications applicable to assigned job


  • 401(k) Plan
  • Education Assistance
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Health and Wellness
  • Income Protection
  • Local Perks
  • Rail Pass Travel Privileges
  • Retirement
  • Service Award Trips
  • Tax-Free Accounts
  • Vacation
  • Voluntary Benefits

Employer’s Statement

Amtrak is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental, and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

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