Director Engineering

Genesee & Wyoming Worcester , MA 01601

Posted 4 months ago

SUMMARY:

The person in this position directs and coordinates the activities of workers engaged in construction and repair of railroad structures such as bridges, culverts, tunnels, and buildings by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct department activities to design new products, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures

  • Resolve problems using solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts

  • Analyze technology trends, human resource needs, and market demand to plan projects

  • Investigate reports of damage or accidents to determine and correct cause, if attributable to faulty construction or maintenance

  • Forecast operating costs of department and direct preparation of budget requests

  • Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products

  • Prepare reports of hours, equipment, and materials used to complete each construction or maintenance project

  • Maintain a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner

  • Manage other projects and perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years of related experience in bridge or structural design; two years of related experience with AREMA Bridge Design Specifications and/or AASHTO preferred

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, MicroStation, or similar drafting programs and other structural-analysis-and-design software

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR CREDENTIALS:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, with five years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; master's degree in civil engineering preferred

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration in the relevant states

  • Valid driver's license

This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


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