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Regional Roadmaster PROG

Company: Patriot Rail Company
Location: Decatur
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:


  • Supervises all track and structure Maintenance on railroads within the region.

  • Assists with the planning and implementation of maintenance programs and capital projects.

  • Manages Maintenance and Capital Programs to ensure Safety, Productivity, Quality and adherence to Budget.

  • Instructs work force on safety compliance and mandated programs.

  • Negotiates pricing for equipment and materials.

  • Purchases needed materials for Maintenance of Way projects.

  • Participates in week end duty assignments.

  • Supervision of Maintenance of Way employees to include training, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, and resolving problems, overseeing work done by outside contractors.

  • Responsibilities include handling railcar movement clearances.

  • Recommends persons for hiring and recommends discipline for Maintenance of Way employees.

  • Assists with the annual business plan and projection of anticipated expenses.

  • Travel required.

    • Knowledge, understanding and compliance of safety, GCOR, and internal policies and procedures.
    • Thorough knowledge of railroad operations, including, but not limited to, transportation, maintenance of way, mechanical, and clerical activities. Knowledge of FRA requirements and reporting specific to the operation and movement of trains.
    • Minimum of five (5) years' track related experience required. Previous supervisory experience in railroad operations helpful.

    • Experience managing employee safety programs required.

    • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferred; or two years related experience may be substituted for each year of college.

    • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, with internal and external executive level management.

    • Must possess a valid driver's license.

      • Medium to heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 80 pounds.
      • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/crawl/balance/climb.
      • Work in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward places.
      • Ride on the outside of rail equipment for long periods of time.
      • Walk long distances over uneven terrain.
      • Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection.
      • Must meet color vision requirements as described in the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Regulations.

        Work outside in all weather conditions.

        Safety is the cornerstone value in our Company. Our employees are expected to live our values on the job in how we work, how we act, and how we create value. Safety is a personal responsibility. We are professionals and our activities must reflect that professionalism. Each team member must demonstrate safety advocacy every day - regardless of their role in the Company. Compliance with safety and operating rules is required and essential to our own safety and that of others.

        "The Patriot Way."
        At Patriot, we value our relationships - with our customers, employees, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders. We know that safety, integrity, reliability, ethical behavior and exceptional customer service are critical to building and maintaining strong, mutually beneficial relationships. Everyone at Patriot - from the mailroom to the boardroom - embraces those values. More importantly, as a team, we make it our business to demonstrate them in everything we do. It's "The Patriot Way."

        This is a safety sensitive position. The candidate selected for this position must successfully complete a full physical including a drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position.

        The applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete a background check and drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position. (Background check may include the following: Credit History, Criminal History, Driver License Record History, Education Credentials, Employment History, Reference Checks and Professional License or Certification review relevant to the position.)

        Code of Conduct Statement:

        Patriot Rail is committed to promoting integrity and maintaining the highest standard of ethical conduct in all of its activities. The Company's reputation is founded on the personal integrity of the Company's personnel and its dedication to:

        • Honesty
        • Accountability
        • Quality
        • Responsibility
        • Compassion
        • Fairness

          Minimum Physical Requirements:
          Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, handle objects, reach with hands and arms, write, talk, type and hear. Associate is occasionally required to sit, stoop, bend and/or kneel and lift and/or move up to 80 lbs.

          Patriot Rail is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

          Position: Regional Roadmaster
          Full Time/Exempt Position

          Relocation : TBD
          This position is subject to the provisions of the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board

Keywords: Patriot Rail Company, Decatur , Regional Roadmaster PROG, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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