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

Current Job Opportunities

 Job Information 
  Job Title: #1201 Track Inspector (Maintainer)
  Category: Building Trades
  Career Center: External
  City/Town: Philadelphia
  Location: Maintenance Group
  Type of Assignment: Permanent
  Position Type: Full Time
  Start Date: 1/17/2019
  End Date: 2/7/2019

 Additional Information 
  Degree Required: None

 Job Description 
SEPTA has an immediate opening for an experienced Track Inspector (Maintainer).
This is not an entry level position and applicants must possess experience in all aspects of track inspection, maintenance, and renewal.

Key Responsibilities:

* Must direct equipment and manpower used in the repair, maintenance or renewal of track without supervision.

* Inspects an assigned area of track under traffic including switches, bridges, Culverts and highways.

* Checks gage, surface and alignment of track, including special work, compliance with SEPTA and FRA standards.

* Performs the repair, renewal and construction of track and special work, insuring compliance with SEPTA standards. Uses plans and/or drawings to lay out confirm correctness of work.

* Directs and monitors the operations of such equipment as the grinding car, geometry car, production tamper and sperry car.

* Directs and monitors the activities associated with the flash butt welding, thermit welding and cad welding processes.

* Performs emergency repairs when required. Performs snow and ice work as required


* Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.

* Must possess valid drivers license with ability to obtain Commercial Drivers License Class B.

* Must have minimum of three years experience in track work or a combination of experience in track construction and maintenance and training from a course in track maintenance and construction from a college level education program related to track maintenance.

* Must possess a current 213.7 certification for the Inspection, Maintenance and Construction of Track.

* NORAC and Roadway Worker qualified applicants a plus.

The starting salary for 1st Class Track Inspector/Maintainer in our City Division is $28.3186/hour with a top rate of $31.4651/hour after 1 year. Wage rates in our Railroad Division are lower.

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 on all modes of SEPTA Transportation.

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.