WORK EXPERIENCE: • Demonstrated years of responsible railroad track construction experience on transit or freight rail projects, 2 years of which were on a major commuter rail project. • MW1000, AMT-II, NORAC & NYD Physical Characteristics qualified. • Qualified Track Inspector as defined by the Federal Railroad Administration – 49 CFR Part 213.305 (a), (b) and (c). • Must have excellent knowledge of Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations and applicable Federal laws pertaining to track construction and maintenance. • Must possess valid driver’s license.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Demonstrated experience in railroad track maintenance, construction, and inspection. • Demonstrated excellent technical, professional engineering and communication skills commensurate with years of experience. • Construction and maintenance experience of Class IV or above track. • Working knowledge of engineering disciplines, B&B, C&S, ET, Track. • Knowledge of and experience in FRA regulations. • Experience in track inspection, inspector mentoring and training, and preparation of track inspection and required track reports. • Self-starter who has ambition to grow and continue in career development. • Effective oral and written communications skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, frequently changing environment. • Ability to interact with all levels of employees, management, as well as internal and external customers.
PREFERRED: • Industry expertise recognized by Class I, Short-line, Passenger, Commuter, and other agencies. • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field is required or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience.
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Yes
Requisition ID: 25004 Posting Location(s): New York Personnel Area: NY05 Job Family/Function: Engineering Travel Requirements: Up to 50% Employment Experience Requirements: 5 - 7 years of experience
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Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.