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Women Building SEPTA - Virtual Trades & Technical Career Fair

Category:  Building Trades
City:  Philadelphia
Date:  Jun 2, 2021
Req ID:  1730

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is the sixth largest transportation system in the United States, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail serving a 2,200 square mile service region.

We are seeking candidates for the position of Women Building SEPTA - Virtual Trades & Technical Career Fair  



Welcome to our Virtual Women Building SEPTA - Trades & Technical Career Fair information page and registration!


This exciting event will have two focal points:

  • For women who are currently working within the skilled trades/technical fields, this is an opportunity to gain information about current SEPTA career opportunities and future vacancies. To qualify for most of these job opportunities, you need to have at the minimum one year of high-level work experience related to the position in which you are interested. However, the Signal and Power Trainee positions will accept one year of relevant technical education or military training in lieu of work experience.
  • For women who are interested in starting careers in the skilled trades/technical fields, we will provide useful information on potential career paths within SEPTA and several skilled trades training schools will provide information about their trades related programs. Hiring Managers will offer information about their specific areas and discuss careers at SEPTA. Additionally, for registered candidates we will be offering accelerated testing and interview preparation tips for job seekers.
  • *Anyone interested in a career in the trades with SEPTA, is welcome to attend!*


The event dates are as follows:

  • Wednesday, June 23rd from 5 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday, June 26th from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Please note that this Job Fair is by invite only! To receive your invitation, please click on Apply Now. 3-5 days before the event - you will receive your invitation with all login information for this event.

We are seeking candidates for the following skilled trade/technical positions:

  • Bus Mechanic
  • Rail Vehicle Mechanic
  • Rail Vehicle Electrical/Electronic Maintainer
  • Building Electrician
  • Welder
  • HVAC Maintainer (Vehicle & Facilities)
  • Construction Equipment Operator
  • Power Trainee
  • Signal Trainee
  • Track General Helper
  • Mason

**Please note that all positions require a valid driver's license and a high school diploma or GED.**


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must satisfactorily pass qualifications test and complete performance test as required. 
  • Must have valid driver’s license. 
  • Subject to call during storms and emergencies.
  • Must satisfactorily complete physical examination. Requires use of all limbs, good eyesight, good hearing, agility, heavy lifting.
  • Works in stooped, bent and cramped position; works in close proximity to high voltage conductors; works from ladders, scaffolds and other structures; works around moving machinery; works on pressurized steam and water lies; works in substation air vaults; subject to glare, sewer gas and fuel fumes; uses personal protective equipment furnished; works in track areas.


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. 

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia