Bombardier Locomotive Engineer in New Haven, Connecticut

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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.

For our growing operations and upcoming projects in Connecticut and the surrounding area, we are currently looking for a Passenger Conductor

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 New Haven, CT upon hire.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma/GED

  • Have operated an engine within one (1) year

  • Valid 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 Class 1 Certification

  • Experience working varying shift schedules

  • Prior railroad operating experience

Physical Requirements

  • Medium to heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally

  • Reach/handle/finger/feel

  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb/sit

  • Work in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward places

  • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity

  • Must meet color vision 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

  • This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement; membership is required.

Job: Train Operations & Maintenance

Primary Location: US-CT-New Haven

Organization: Transportation

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:* 29.07.2016, 7:58:31 AM

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