Inspects and maintains all track structure and right-of-way (ROW) to specifications set by CSX Transportation (CSXT) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Directly supervises and develops track forces to ensure quality maintenance and safe work performance. Monitors all aspects of safety and overall track inspection and maintenance in assigned area of responsibility on a division. Leads and manages the personal safety and track safety processes and ensures policy compliance.
Primary Activities and Responsibilities
Manage safe and efficient work conditions.
Efficiently plan work and allocate resources to ensure timely accomplishment of tasks
Inspect production gang work and track construction projects to ensure quality compliance.
Monitor track inspection periodically to ensure that all Federal and CSX requirements are being met by Track Inspectors.
Ensure that any defects found by geometry cars and rail test cars are corrected by proper remedial action, within proper time frames using the CSX Integrated Track Inspection System (ITIS) and CSX Geometry Exceptions Management System (GEMS) for reporting and tracking work. Conduct efficiency and operational tests.
Effectively communicate and build rapport across departments, sub-departments, and public agencies.
Effectively utilize performance management and interpersonal skills to ensure timely feedback and coaching as required to maintain discipline and improve performance.
Ensure compliance to budget with hiring, overtime, and materials procurement.
Conduct engineering activities at major derailments and natural disasters.
Conduct efficiency and operational tests.
Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager
Associates Degree/2-year Degree
Less than 1 year of supervisory experience in Railroad Engineering Operations
Equivalent Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge and Skills
Microsoft Office skills (especially Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Engineering and Construction knowledge
Railroad industry knowledge
Knowledge of FRA regulatory standards
Knowledge of basic track maintenance [e.g. CSX Engineering Field Manual and Maintenance of Way Instructions (MWI)]
Knowledge of curve elevation design theory and string lining curves
Knowledge of derailment investigations
Knowledge of track inspections
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Different shifts as assigned in a 24 hour/7 days a week operation (incl working weekends)
May be required to complete a background check
Wear protective equipment (such as welding shields, hard hat, hearing protection)
Work hours may vary in length and schedule (may include a non-standard work week)
On the road as often as possible within assigned territory
Our Commitment to Operate Safely
Led by our Guiding Principles, CSX is committed to protecting its employees, customers and the communities in which we operate. Therefore, as a condition of employment, successful candidates for all management positions, train dispatchers and crew dispatchers will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination before the candidates start of employment. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination must be provided during the onboarding process. Should the successful candidate seek an exemption from vaccination for a medical reason, a contraindication, or a sincerely held religious belief, appropriate documentation must be provided in support of such request.
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