Production Supervisor

Railworks   •  

Lakeville, MN

11 - 15 years

Posted 271 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Responsibilities:

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.

Job Qualifications:

  • 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.

    hysical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

    • 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