Move forward with us! At NJ TRANSIT, you'll join us in transforming the third-largest transportation agency in North America. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable service that gets our customers to their destinations on time and we’re looking to hire talented folks with a love of learning to make it all possible.
Monitors daily operations of train performance to notify management of trends, to develop plans, or to maintain or increase on-time performance. Monitors all other rail equipment and track maintenance to ensure rail infrastructure is maintained as required.
Notifies senior management and coordinates with line supervision during service disruptions. Notifies Operations Communication, Public Information, and Passenger Communication of delays and construction activities. Supervises public address announcers who advise customers at rail stations of train delays, track changes, and safety alerts. Coordinates contingency plans to help minimize service disruptions.
Prepares a daily chronological report of the day's events along with other transportation reports to keep senior management abreast of on-time performance of trains and problems that are incurred affecting service.
Supervises Train Dispatchers, Block Operators, and Bridge Tenders and conducts federally mandated operational tests and inspections and ensures all regulations and rules are being met.
Instructs Dispatchers on the Train Management Control (TMAC) system, and trainees on all aspects of train dispatching.
Coordinates signal and track outages for engineering projects ensuring that day to day maintenance in addition to major capital projects are handled to control cost, maximize track usage, and minimize delays to customers
High School Diploma or equivalent
Three (3) years of experience as a Train Dispatcher/Block Operator or five (5) years NORAC qualified.
Knowledge of railroad operations including track, signal, and catenary.
Must be qualified on the physical characteristics of all lines operated including Amtrak, Conrail, and Metro-North.
Knowledge of NORAC operating rules, safety rules, special instructions, and code of Federal regulations relating to railroad and drawbridge operations.
Knowledgeable of all current labor agreements and the NJ TRANSIT Drug & Alcohol policies.
Knowledge of the (TMAC) system and IBM mainframe.
Internal Number: 18020
About NJ Transit
General InformationNJ TRANSIT is New Jersey's public transportation corporation. Its mission is to provide safe, reliable, convenient and cost-effective transit service with a skilled team of employees, dedicated to our customers' needs and committed to excellence.Covering a service area of 5,325 square miles, NJ TRANSIT is the nation's third largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit, linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia. The agency operates a fleet of 2,027 buses, 711 trains and 45 light rail vehicles. On 236 bus routes and 11 rail lines statewide, NJ TRANSIT provides nearly 223 million passenger trips each year.NJ TRANSIT also administers several publicly funded transit programs for people with disabilities, senior citizens and people living in the state's rural areas who have no other means of transportation. In addition, the agency provides support and equipment to privately-owned contract bus carriers. As the vehicle that connects New Jerseyans with employment, education, health care and recreational opportunities in and around the Garden State, NJ TRANSIT is vital to the state's economic and social well-being, as well as its quality of life....Mission StatementTo provide safe, reliable, convenient and cost-effective transit service with a skilled team of employees, dedicated to our customers' needs and committed to excellence.