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

Current Job Opportunities

 Job Information 
  Job Title: #0765 - Signal 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: 5/1/2019

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

 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, suburban and railroad 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, you should have possess a two-year technical school degree in Electrical and 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.

Hourly rates of pay are 25.75 - 28.60/hour; depending on your assigned Work Location.

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.

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