Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties

Current Job Opportunities

 Job Information 
  Job Title: #0713 - Substation Maintainer Trainee
  Category: Electrical Mtce. (power dist./signals/comm)
  Career Center: External
  City/Town: Philadelphia
  Location: Maintenance Group
  Type of Assignment: Permanent
  Position Type: Full Time
  Start Date: 9/1/2018
  End Date: 7/30/2019

 Additional Information 
  Degree Required: None
  Years of Work Experience: 1

 Job Description 
SEPTA has immediate openings for Substation Maintainers in their Subway/Light Rail Power Department. Substation Maintainers operate, maintain, repair and install high voltage AC and DC electrical systems and equipment in traction power substations, and at various locations throughout the Subway/Light Rail Power System.

Successful applicants will enter a comprehensive training program and upon successful completion be eligible for promotion to the position of traction Power Substation Maintainer.

Starting salary is $29.17/hour

Applicants must be high school graduate(or equivalent) with a minimum of two years technical school training for an electrical or electronics craft and possess a valid Class C drivers license. Relevant experience can be considered in lieu of technical school training.

Work experience maintaining and/or repairing high voltage AC and DC electrical systems desired.

Substation Maintainers are expected to have their own tools and are required to work nights and weekends.

Consistent with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) respiratory protection standard, this position requires the use of a tight fitting respirator. SEPTA employees required to wear a tight fitting respirator must be clean-shaven and fit-tested.

To complement the salary, SEPTA offers an excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision coverage as well as a free employee pass usable on all modes of SEPTA Transportation.

Selected candidates will be scheduled to take the written qualifying test. Evening test dates will be available.

To submit your application for review, just click on the "Apply to This Job" link at the top or bottom of the page and follow the instructions.

SEPTA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.