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Assistant Division Engineer

Company Name:
Amtrak
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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America's workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.
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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Provide C&S technical, logistical, and administrative support to the Division for the efficient and cost-effective management of C&S maintenance projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
o Has the overall responsibility for all communications and signals related maintenance and capital improvement activities on the Mid-Atlantic South Division.
o Assists the Deputy Division Engineer in the preparation of plans for C&S improvements ensuring all projects are initiated using the department's guidelines and that maintenance and construction programs support the existing schedule and maintain a safe and dependable environment for all train operations.
o Must be intricately involved in the development of work activities, funding, spend plan and project schedules.
o Coordinate maintenance and construction projects with other departments, control force levels on the division by advertising/abolishing craft positions.
o Ensures regular inspections are made and the summary maintenance reports are provided to appropriate Amtrak management and the FRA.
o Ensures all aspects of the physical plant meet or exceed current FRA standards.
o Monitors the procurement status of all material and ensures proper installation of materials.
o Provides input to safety plan and emergency response plans for the Division.
o Implements safety plan for the prevention and elimination of personal injuries and hazardous conditions on the right-of-way.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
o Demonstrated knowledge of C&S construction, maintenance and regulatory requirements.
o Knowledge of track usage process.
o Working knowledge of B&B, C&S, Track and ET Departments.
o AMT 23 & AMT 27, AMT-2, NORAC, RWP qualified.

PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE:
o Sr. Management, project management, inventory management, tech. supervision, effective communication, admininstration.
o Planning/scheduling, budget/finance, field production methods, C&S maintenance and construction methods, C&S operations and procedures, spreadsheets.
o Effective writing, effective presentations, conducting meetings, conducting interviews, supervisory skills, advanced management and leadership, interpersonal communications, handling employee injuries, conducting investigations, PPE.
o Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with all levels of employees both internal and external customers.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
o Position is also on call 24/7.

COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Requisition ID: 7081
Posting Location(s): Maryland
Job Family/Function: Engineering
Relocation Offered: Yes
Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Employment Experience Requirements: 5 - 7 years of experience
Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.
We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job - we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.
We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.
All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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