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Los Angeles CA Full Time Posted by: Bombardier Posted: Friday, 26 June 2020
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Locomotive Engineer-TAME-USLA-SCRRA1


Locomotive Engineer

Los Angeles/Pomona, California


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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 Locomotive Engineer for Los Angeles or Pomona, CA area. We are currently in the bid phase and if successful, Bombardier will begin hiring Fall 2020 for these positions.

In your role as a Locomotive Engineer, you will:

Be responsible for the safe operation of locomotives, complying with train orders, wayside signals, railroad operating rules, special instructions, federal, and state and local regulations to transport passengers safely and efficiently. Perform air brake tests as required. Must make timely and critical decisions. Thinks and functions independently and utilizes clear and effective verbal communication skills in interaction with fellow crew members and other personnel responsible for safe and efficient train movement.


Training will be provided in Los Angeles, CA area upon hire.



Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma/GED

Have operated an locomotive within one (1) year

Valid and Active Driver's License

2 years verifiable work experience and/or college

No driving violations involving alcohol or drugs within the past 3 years

Preferred Qualifications

Outside work experience

Some college or vocational training

Current 49 CFR 240 Certification

Experience working varying shift schedules

Prior railroad operating experience

Physical Requirements

Medium to heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally



Work in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward places

Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection

Must meet color vision and hearing requirements as described in the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Regulations

Basic Competencies

Ability to maintain alertness, awareness, and vigilance

Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)

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

Will require a pre-employment drug screening

Must not have been barred from employment, on another rail system, whether operated by Contractor or not, or from operation of intercity passenger rail service by a host railroad on that railroad's lines.

Please note that this is a future contract Bombardier is bidding, as per the RFP and other California Labor Cade requirements, Bombardier will provide a priority in hiring to all applicants currently employed with the contractors performing work for services on the Operations for the Metrolink commuter rail line. Any other applicants that are not currently employed as stated above will only be considered after this priority in hiring is satisfied.

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: Technical Services
Primary Location: US-CA-Los Angeles
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
18.06.2020, 3:06:30 PM

Unposting Date: 31.07.2020, 11:59:00 PM

Los Angeles CA, United States of America
6/26/2020 1:39:00 AM

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