Plans, supervises and coordinates track rehabilitation, inspection, maintenance and repair activities. Specializes in Rail Gang and Tie gang production work.
Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Plans, monitors and coordinates production activities ensuring safe, cost effective, and high quality performance.
Manages and implements production schedules, field reports, de-stressing, production reports, track disturbance reports, track systems and equipment to ensure their safe and efficient operation.
Assists in the initiation and implementation of appropriate policies and procedures associated with track and structures maintenance and inspection.
Evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of production crews, including adherence to work plans and budgets, performance, quality and safety, to ensure that project objectives are achieved.
Investigates and diagnoses production means and methods, problems, and critical safety issues, and renders corrective actions in a timely manner.
Recommends improvement in work methods and techniques to correct production deficiencies.
Assigns, directs, and supervises work performed by track workers in accordance with work plans and established priorities.
Makes recommendations regarding the establishment of policies and procedures for programs affecting safety and operational effectiveness.
Enforces company policy and local, state and federally mandated regulations.
Conducts safety audits and safety meetings.
General/Other Responsibilities and Duties*
Ensures safe and economical use of labor, materials, and equipment.
Provides technical support to track workers.
Prepares and presents verbal and written reports and recommendations to project team.
Trains and supervises staff.
A minimum of 10 years of track construction, maintenance and repair.
Production Tie Gang management Experience.
Production Rail Gang management Experience.
Knowledge of the methods and procedures required to carry out large scale track rehabilitation, structures maintenance, and to monitor system-wide inspections.
Knowledge of rail rules, regulations, and procedures and regulatory agency guidelines.
Ability to diagnose and correct difficult construction, maintenance and safety problems.
Ability to evaluate and recommend new procedures to upgrade and refine existing programs.
Experience supervising staff and the ability to clearly communicate instructions to staff.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
Works outdoors at construction sites.
Position requires constant travel across continental U.S.
Works around moving machines, vehicles, and equipment.
Frequently stands, walks, climbs, balances, stoops, and crouches while negotiating work areas under construction.
May lift/carry and push/pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
May climb poles, ladders and large structures.
Occasionally works at heights of 20 feet or more above the ground.
May occasionally work in confined spaces.
Exposed to harsh weather conditions including extremely hot and extremely cold weather.
Exposed to loud noise.
REQUISITION NUMBER: 20180305-53001-001