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 Job Information 
  Job Title: #0765 - Signal Trainee
  Category: Electrical Maintenance
  Career Center: External
  City/Town: Philadelphia
  Location: Maintenance Group
  Type of Assignment: Permanent
  Position Type: Full Time

 Job Description 
Those educated and knowledgeable in areas of electrical or electrical-mechanical maintenance are invited to apply for the Signal Trainee Program which is a two- year training program. The comprehensive training received prepares the student for promotion into a Signal Maintainer position. Signal Trainees/ Maintainers repair, maintain and test signals including cable, electrical and mechanical equipment apparatus on Septa's city rail lines.

To be considered for the program you will be required to pass a paper and pencil skills evaluation test in the areas of electricity and electronics.

Your resume should reveal the award of a high school diploma or GED. In addition it is highly preferable if you possess a two-year technical school degree in electrical or mechanical disciplines. In lieu of a tech. school degree you must have a minimum of two years in the electrical or electro-mechanical fields.

You must also have a valid driver's license and access to a car and be willing to work various hours and shifts, which include weekends and holidays.

Excellent starting salary ($26.68per hour)for openings in our City Division. Hourly rates on the regional rail division are lower.

Working for SEPTA provides you will a superior benefits package including medical, dental, prescription, life insurance, pension, and retirement plans, and free transportation for SEPTA employees on all SEPTA modes.

If you wish to apply for this position, just click on the Apply to This Job link at the top and bottom of the page and follow the instructions.

SEPTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity