Directly supervises 2 or more employees in the Operations Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Oversees operations and administrative functions at an individual site/district location.
Responsible for managing the safety performance, operating practices and financial productivity of the operation
Responsible for customer interface and monitoring the quality of the service in accordance with the terms of any applicable contractual arrangements
Assists in railcar switching function as required
Assumes a leadership role in supervising crews, schedules, personnel and maintains payroll with the targeted budget
Conducts efficiency and operating tests according to company practices
Conducts incident investigations and prepares associated reports- derailments; personal injury
Hires new employees to fill vacancies; trains new employees in operating practices according to federal regulations and company policies; administers discipline as needed
5 years work experience in the railroad industry, with supervisory duties; knowledge and understanding of FRA regulations.
Genesee & Wyoming (GWI) once relied on the salt of the earth -- hauling salt on a 14-mile railroad for one customer. Now, however, the...