Road Mechanic

Website Amtrak

Road Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Road Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Groton, CT, United States
Company Amtrak

Company Profile

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

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Road Mechanic who will ensure compliance with all railroad, safety, operations, and federal railroad administration rules and regulations.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should be High School Graduates
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age

Work Experience

  • Possess experience with pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical systems including the ability to read schematics (preferred)
  • Experience in other mechanical-oriented occupations will be considered.


  • Troubleshoot and perform heavy repairs to all types of equipment components including engines, transmissions, gearboxes, hydraulic pumps, motors, valves, cylinders, working components, conveyors, booms, buckets, and electrical systems.
  • Solve work-related problems, make decisions, provide instructions, drive heavy-duty service trucks, often pull a trailer, and understand mechanical, electrical, and automated operations of machinery.


  • Driver’s License, the ability to obtain a CMV or CDL (required)
  • Must be able to read and speak the English language (because this position requires following government regulations and instructions)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license on the date of hire
  • Must have good communication skills and a strong mechanical aptitude
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to comprehend and comply with instructions
  • Ability to lift 50 to 80 pounds on a frequent basis
  • Ability to read hydraulic and electric schematics
  • Some welding experience


  • 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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