Manager Field Investigations
CSX - Newport News, VA

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Job Summary:
Investigates all events that arise out of the operation of the railroad and other entities on an assigned territory.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities:
Work with injured employees to maximize their recovery

Investigate all events that arise from operation of the railroad and other entities on an assigned territory.

Uses experience gained to support strong culture of safety with respect to the public and employees.

Negotiates and makes recommendations for claim settlements and lawsuits.

Works closely with attorneys in preparing cases for trial and attends trials. Coordinates third party claim management and subrogation of third parties.

Works closely with local operating and public affairs teams, and participates actively in safety committee and public safety efforts

Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution required in Business, Criminology, Economics, Finance, Transportation, Logistics, or Rail Operations or related major field of study

1 or more years of experience required in Transportation, Logistics, Rail Operations, Claim Handling, Legal or related field

Equivalent Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution required

3 or more years of experience required in Transportation, Logistics, Rail Operations, Claim Handling, Legal or related field

Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of Federal Employers Liability Act

Knowledge of Safety Appliance Act

Knowledge of Locomotive Inspection Act

Knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations regarding Railroad Safety

Knowledge of Off Track Vehicle Benefit Plan

Knowledge of Railroad Retirement Board disability process

Risk Management database skills

Microsoft Outlook skills

Photography skills

Ability to communicate effectively on all aspects of railroad operations

Competencies:
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.

Work hours may vary in length and schedule (may include a non-standard workweek).

Wear protective equipment such as hard hat, hearing protection, steel-toe boots, safety vest, and safety glasses.

Basic hours are 8 - 5 Monday to Friday, but must be available to respond when called.

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

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

On call 24/7 and must respond to accidents involving evacuations, injuries or deaths.

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 outside in all weather conditions.

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

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United States-VA-Newport News

Relocation Available

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No

Tax Status

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Railroad Retirement

Overtime Status

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Exempt

Closing Date

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Mar 7, 2013, 11:59:59 PM

Number of Openings

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1

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CSX, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is a transportation company providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services. Our...