Manager Mechanical Shop Systems
CSX 257 reviews - Jacksonville, FL

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Job Summary:
Assists with development of a computerized (FEAM - Maximo) system to track maintenance of equipment in Loco and Car shops. Facilitates Tool Standardization Advisory Board (TSAB) and progresses all initiatives for customized tooling changes/updates for both Locomotive and Car standardization. Assists with analysis of customized tooling though testing. Manages the maintenance of CSX Mechanical facilities throughout the system while ensuring timely and safe completion of assigned projects within the budget. Provides Mechanical field technical assistance as required. Manages the various Capital Improvement Projects assigned and provides technical expertise for the maintenance. Leads cost reduction in all aspects of manpower, materials, tools, equipment and vehicles.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities:
Identify proper lifting devices and methods for component usage and storage.

Design and develop specifications, recommendations for repairs, modifications, or replacement of the following systems: Turntables, Cranes (Jibs, overhead, etc.), Transfer tables, Drop tables, Man Lifts, Portec Jacks, Fall Protection, etc..

Provide Mechanical field technical assistance through troubleshooting as required (may include

on call support).

Develop project cost estimates and funding through the Authority For Expenditure (AFE) Capital process.


ork closely with Technology, Purchasing, Labor Relations, suppliers, contractors, vendors, and outside consultants to complete projects in a timely manner.

Assist with design, evaluation and preventative maintenance of:

Buildings [interior & exterior lighting, doors/hardware, interior finishes, exterior finishes, window/frames, stairs/railings, electrical service, plumbing systems,

heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems], Electrical [emergency generators, yard lighting, power distribution], Switch heaters, Roofing systems, Modular Office Buildings, Demolition of buildings.

Design/Develop specialized HVAC equipment (i.e. waste oil burning units to reduce energy cost associated with heating shops and buildings).

Evaluate and research new designs for equipment and facilities for Car and Locomotive Operations.

Interface with Environmental department concerning all compliance issues (fueling, asbestos, mold, PCB, etc.).

Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager.


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

1 or more years of work experience required

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to meeting the above qualifications, any of the following are preferred:

Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in Mechanical Engineering

3 or more years of supervisory experience in Locomotive Mechanical and Electrical Systems and Equipment Maintenance

Knowledge and Skills:
Technical proficiency to identify problems and effectively resolve them

Ability to lead change and influence large audiences to achieve buy-in for new tools and technology

Knowledge of Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulatory standards

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a variety of both technical and non-technical audiences

Knowledge of Association of American Railroads (AAR) regulatory standards

Ability to manage multiple activities and adapt to changing priorities daily

Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences

CSX Mainframe System Skills - specifically Power Management System (PMS)

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:
75% travel required.

On the road as often as daily within assigned territory.

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.

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.

Work hours include


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

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.

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.

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-FL-Jacksonville

Relocation Available



Tax Status


Railroad Retirement

Overtime Status



Closing Date


Feb 10, 2013, 11:59:59 PM

Number of Openings



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