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Train Attendant (Conductor) (Full Time)

Location: San Diego CA Country: United States of America
Train Attendant (Conductor)-AMETA0320



Your ideas move people.

Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. Bombardier ECO4 technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance.

We are looking for a Train Attendant for our Escondido, CA area facility.

In your role as a Train Attendant, you will:

The Train Attendant shall be assigned to a train with an Operator and both employees shall be defined as a Crew Member for that day's activities. The Train Attendant's duties shall include, but not limited to, assisting with lining switches, verifying speed restrictions/track bulletins with the Operator, and complying with all applicable rules and regulations. The Train Attendant position shall be classified as Safety Sensitive as defined in the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUDC) General Order 143-B, Section 12.01.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

- To ensure that there is a proper job briefing with the Operator prior to moving any equipment

- To ensure that there is proper communication between the Train Attendant and the Operator

- To ensure all SPRINTER passengers are safely on the train or platform prior to the Operator proceeding. This will require verbal notification or in lieu of hand signal(s) to the Operator announcing that all passengers are clear and it is safe to proceed.

- In the event that passengers must evacuate the train, the Train Attendant will ensure that the passengers are kept informed of the circumstances and direction for evacuation. The Train Attendant will confer with the Operator and once it has been determined it is safe to de-train, the Train Attendant will ensure passengers are safely de-trained and moved to a place of safety.

- The Train Attendant shall verify that passengers have a valid ticket while riding the SPRINTER system.

- The Train Attendant will assist the Operator at the end of each run, including proper securement of the train (eg ensuring all passengers have exited the train, the doors have been closed, and the Train Crew can complete the pre-trip/post-trip tasks).

- The Train Attendant will be required to sweep each vehicle at the end of every trip to ensure all passengers have de-trained safely. In addition, Train Attendants will be required to pick up trash, spills, graffiti, etc. for removal and disposal.

- The Train attendant will be required to immediately report any unusual conditions or occurrences to the Operator. This would include any mechanical issues, security items, or emergency situations.



Paid training will be provided in Escondido, CA area upon hire; including the requirement of a PC 832 Certification.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma/GED

18 years of age or older

Valid Driver's License

2 years verifiable work experience and/or college

Preferred Qualifications

Outside work experience

Experience working on an on-call basis

Experience working varying shift schedules

Experience operating heavy equipment

Mechanical experience

Physical Requirements

Medium to heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally



Work in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward places

Walk long distances over uneven terrain

Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection

Basic Competencies

Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications--both general and technical)

Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)

Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)

Employment Conditions

Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries

Wear protective equipment including hearing protection, safety-toe boots, or safety glasses

Complete annual training and pass safety operating rules examination

Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol

Must pass all required assessments

Must pass a background screening

May require a post-offer medical examination, including drug

This position is considered a "regulated service" position by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and subject to alcohol and drug testing under Federal regulations. Current Federal regulations prohibited the following controlled substances: marijuana, narcotics (such as heroin and codeine), stimulants (such as cocaine and amphetamines), depressants (such as barbiturates and minor tranquilizers), and hallucinogens (such as the drugs known as PCP and LSD). Controlled substances include illicit drugs (Schedule I), drugs that are required to be distributed only by a medical practitioner's prescription or other authorization (Schedules II through IV, and some drugs on Schedule V), and certain preparations for which distribution is through documented over the counter sales (Schedule V only).

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity.

Job: Train Operations & Maintenance
Primary Location: US-CA-San Diego
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
15.06.2020, 3:27:30 PM

Unposting Date: 01.06.2021, 1:59:00 AM
Posted Date: 01 Aug 2020 Reference: JSAMETA0320_EN_US Company: Bombardier Contact: Bombardier