• Track Maintenance Supervisor

    Location(s) USA-LA-Luling
    Job ID
    2018-5262
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    General Labor
  • Overview

    Major Purpose: Responsible for leading a specialized team in planning, organizing and managing one of our rail operations, insuring track maintenance, track inspections, upkeep on MOW equipment is done in a safe, environmentally friendly, and efficient manner.

    Responsibilities

    Job Duties: 

    • Participate in budget preparation, management of profit and loss, and daily communication with customers for scheduling and other issues to ensure a smooth and safe operation.
    • Possesses experience and knowledge with; 
      • MOW Equipment
      • Track Maintenance
      • Track Inspections
      • Knowledge of FRA and AREMA standards
      • Prepare and execute project plans
    • Provide "Worry-free Consistency" service to the customers on every shift every day.
    • Learn, implement, teach, and execute the S7 Operating System
    • Ability to build strong relationships with customer contacts
    • Ability to understand the customer contract and rate structure
    • Ability to develop and execute a business plan (including budgeting, projecting, variance analysis, and cost management)
    • Ability to promote a safety culture where each employee has the value and attitude that unsafe behaviors and conditions will not happen on their shift – be a Lead Safety Specialist and ensure Safety is our teams first consideration in every aspect of the business
    • Committed to teaching and promoting personal responsibility for identifying and performing safe behaviors, conditions, and environmental responsibility
    • A positive leader with the ability to be proactive in problem solving, making decisions, organizing and directing people, and utilizing coaching techniques for improving behaviors
    • Innovative solutions driven to keep employee turnover low
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with vendors
    • Work with administrative systems to support operation to meet deadlines
    • Set an example of professionalism and customer service
    • Hands on leadership with operational and technical skills to ensure that "best practices" are being utilized
    • Create an environment where people are committed to professionalism and cleanliness
    • Create an environment for team building with emphasis on individual development and growth 

     

    Qualifications

    Requirement:

    • Hands on, hard-working, self-starter
    • In-depth knowledge of Track is a plus
    • Ability to hire right, train right, and treat right all team members
    • Must have leadership skills to ensure team members follow procedures at all times even when no one is watching
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Ability to work with and perform basic computer operations (spreadsheet, word processor, and email operations), and general office organization
    • Good written and oral skills with an ability to communicate with co-workers, customers, and other company personnel
    • Dynamic personality to lead employees and put safety first
    • Hands-on experience in track maintenance required
    • Knowledge of local, state, and federal requirements
    • Desire and willingness to learn 

    Education/Experience:

    • College degree preferred
    • Management experience is a plus
    • 3 years of Track Maintenance experience required 

    Physical Requirements:

    • This position is required to work outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions
    • Must be able to work outdoors in various climates for up to 12 hours
    • Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds on an occasional basis
    • Must be able to climb steps and ladders
    • Must have the ability to work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time
    • Should have the ability to use basic hand tools

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