Are you interested in being a part of one of America's most essential, industry-leading transportation companies? CSX is a Fortune 250 company seeking to identify future candidates with skills and experience for frequent critical-need positions throughout our network. This is a pipeline requisition and may not represent a current opening. We may offer a relocation benefit when appropriate.
Our Roadmasters are front line supervisors to our union workforce who install, inspect and maintain railroad track and bridges, and maintain right-of-way. We are looking for analytical, intellectually curious, detail-oriented, driven individuals with strong communication skills.
Job Summary 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 zone. 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.
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
Bachelor's Degree and one or more years of supervisory experience in track maintenance.
Equivalent Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma/GED and 3 or more years of supervisory experience in track maintenance
Bachelor's Degree/4-year Degree
2 or more years of supervisory experience in track maintenance
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
Knowledge of curve elevation design theory and string lining curves
Knowledge of derailment investigations
Knowledge of track inspections
Leadership The CSX Leadership Model is the foundation of our Talent Strategy and is what drives CSX performance. CSX accordingly selects and develops talent based on each of the following: producing results, creating change, and inspiring excellence.
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
Safety Commitment Guided by a policy of ensuring the safety of our employees, our customers and the communities we serve, CSX works relentlessly to prevent accidents and injuries. When a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers and the communities. In line with our commitment to safety, the applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete medical screenings and a background check
Internal Number: 046565
About CSX Transportation
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.