Responsible for the planning, maintenance, repair, reconstruction, rehabilitation, and inspection of bridges, structures, track, electrical facilities and all fixed properties to ensure safe and reliable rail operations in compliance with company policies, industry standards, and state/federal regulations.
Primary Activities and Responsibilities
Supervises and monitors the safe performance of Bridge & Building Department Employees.
Serves as a key person in the company safety process including responsibilities for maintaining a safe work environment and the ability to immediately respond to safety concerns as they arise.
Develops and maintains accurate project estimates, control, scheduling, and execution.
Manages the construction, maintenance, repairs, inspections, and documentation for all bridges and structures.
Plans, develops and controls expenditures of the Bridge and Building Department.
Procures contracted services and materials necessary for approved projects.
Coordinates and oversees the work of third-party contractors for compliance with contract, including procurement, scheduling, safety, and quality.
Manages the bridge inspection database.
Prepares audits and reports detailing progress and costs.
Audits and maintains assigned equipment and fleet in good operating condition and in compliance with laws and regulations.
Must be able to work cross-functionally with other operating and administrative departments.
Five years of experience working in a railroad environment, including three or more years of management of agreement personnel. Experience inspecting, documenting, and maintaining bridges and structures.
Experience developing and managing an injury free environment.
Experience working under a strong labor union influence.
Strong leadership skills.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Excellent analytical skills for reviewing costs and preparing budget reports.
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Knowledge of applicable FRA rules and regulations.
Experience working at heights inspecting elevated bridge structures and making determinations of safe passage for freight and passenger trains.
Knowledge of fall protection and restraint.
Qualification as a Railroad Bridge Engineer will be considered.
TRRA is a drug-free company and employees will be subject to random testing for drugs and/or alcohol.
Must pass a background screening.
May require a post-offer medical examination, including drug/alcohol and physical capabilities test.
Work will range from an office environment to working in a railroad yard or on elevated structures in inclement weather.
Ability to be on call and respond to an emergency.
Medical, Prescription, Vision and Dental Insurance
Relocation Package if Applicable
The foregoing is meant as a general description of the primary activities of the relevant position and is not meant to incorporate every function of the position.
TRRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that supports diversity in the workplace.
About Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis
The Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis was incorporated in 1889, and since that time has played a vital role in railroad operations, providing an efficient, safe and economical method of interchanging rail traffic in St. Louis metropolitan area.TRRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that supports diversity in the workplace.