Manager Conductor Training
CSX - Indianapolis, IN

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Job Summary:
Provides training and mentoring to new Conductors.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities:
Develop and implement a safety plan for less than two year employees. Participate in Division operational testing and meetings. Ensure the CSX Core Value "Safety is a Way of Life" is embedded in all new hires and training programs. Lead by example in safety, work to support safety action plans designed to address leading indicators and develop employee safety mindset. Stay current and knowledgeable of all safety, operating, and hazardous materials rules and procedures.

Evaluate and provide feedback to the Staffing organization through training and observation while identifying high potential employees for the internal MT program.

Facilitate consistency of training; compliance with rules and best practices. Deliver and manage the conductor training programs on multiple divisions and locations. Facilitate classroom sessions, document progress of assigned students, and maintain quality records. Ensure training evaluations meet or exceed requirements. Develop training schedule with local management.

Manage training within budget with the goal of continuously reducing costs.

Assist trainees with payroll issues, maintain training files, and handle trainee rejections.

Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager.


Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma/GED or Associates degree from an accredited institution required

3 or more years of experience required in Mechanical, Engineer/Maintenance of Way (MOW), Transportation, Railroad Operations, Education, or Training / Facilitation

Equivalent Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors degree from an accredited institution required

1 or more years of experience required in Mechanical, Engineer/Maintenance of Way (MOW), Transportation, Railroad Operations, Education, or Training / Facilitation

Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of training development

Knowledge of Collective Bargaining Agreements

Knowledge of CSX mainframe, TrainingTrax, Gateway

Knowledge of applicable Association of American Railroads (AAR) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Regulatory Standards

Verbal communication skills

Project management skills

Microsoft Office skills

Ability to communicate effectively with senior departmental leadership

The CSX Competency Framework 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 competencies: analyze issues and make effective decisions, advance the business, engage, coach, and build a diverse workforce, build partnerships, improve service quality and processes, execute effectively, demonstrate personal leadership, and demonstrate functional and technical agility.

Job Requirements:
50% travel required.

On the road as often as daily within assigned territory.

Wear protective equipment such as welding shields, hard hat, hearing protection, steel-toe boots, work boots, safety vest, face shield and safety glasses.

Work hours may vary in length and schedule. Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek and various shift work.

Individuals holding this job may be required to relocate.

Work hours include rotating on-call responsibilities which may be on weekends or outside standard working hours.

Willing and able to work different shifts as assigned in a 24 hour/7 days a week operation (including working weekends and holidays).

Work hours may include on call 7 days a week, 24 hours per day, with extended periods of time away from home.

Need to be available to report to work with two-hour advance notice.

Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol.

The applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete a background check and physical including a drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position.

Environmental Conditions:
Work inside an office environment.

Work outside in all weather conditions.

Work in confined spaces.

Work at elevated heights, in certain instances in excess of 100 feet.

Work with equipment that intensifies the heat factor.

Work with hazardous materials on an occasional basis.

Safety Commitment:
Safety is a way of life at CSX, encompassing every aspect of company operations. 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. Not only is it the right thing to do, but when a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers, and the communities.

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. All candidates' safety records will be reviewed and considered when evaluating the candidate pool.

Company Profile:
CSX Corporation, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is a multi-modal freight transportation company serving customers across North America. Through its primary subsidiary, CSX operates the largest railroad in the eastern United States with operations in 23 states, the District of Columbia, and two Canadian provinces. CSX also includes an integrated intermodal company which serves customers with its own truck and terminal operations as well as a dedicated domestic container fleet. Other CSX subsidiaries provide technology and real estate support to the company. These subsidiaries combine to allow CSX to deliver efficient freight alternatives to customers in a variety of industries, including coal, chemicals, automobiles, metals, agricultural and forest products, food and consumer goods.

CSX Transportation (CSXT) is the largest company in the CSX family employing approximately 30,000 management and union employees. CSXT's primary focus is the operation, maintenance, and management of the largest railroad in the eastern United States.

Closing Statement:
At CSX two of the company's core values are People Make The Difference and Safety Is A Way of Life. We are committed to offering our team members the most competitive compensation and benefits package available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible.

CSX is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer that supports diversity in the workplace.

Primary Location


United States-IN-Indianapolis

Relocation Available



Tax Status


Railroad Retirement

Overtime Status



Closing Date


Dec 17, 2012, 11:59:59 PM

Number of Openings



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