Manager Signals - Mobile, AL
CSX - Mobile, AL

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Job Summary:
Manages all aspects of safety on assigned division. Directs the proper planning, budgeting, and implementation of all signal operation activities. Directs signal employees in their duties to ensure the safe and efficient operation of all signaling equipment.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities:
Manage for constant improvement in safety of all signal personnel and equipment. Conduct safety, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), and operating rules classes. Coach, teach, and train employees. Perform safety observations and tests on rules compliance.

Manage/schedule all signal manpower and equipment.

Develop/present technical training programs to further educate local workforce.

Ensure non-compliant CSX assets are corrected by appropriate remedial action.

Ensure all signaled territory is compliant with all Federal, State, and local regulations, as well as CSX Signal Rules and Instructions. Review computer based records.

Approve and handle all material needs for area of responsibility.

Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager.


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors degree from an accredited institution required in Electronics/Electrical Trades or Electrical Engineering

2-11 months of experience required in Engineering (civil, structural, electrical, or mechanical) or Signal Maintenance/Signal Construction

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

5 or more years of experience required in Engineering (civil, structural, electrical, or mechanical) or Signal Maintenance/Signal Construction

Preferred Qualifications:
In addition to the above qualifications, the following is preferred:

Bachelors degree in Electronics/Electrical Trades or Electrical Engineering AND 1 or more years of supervisory experience in Engineering (civil or mechanical), Signal Construction, or Signal Maintenance

Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of the duties of a skilled signal worker

Knowledge of signal systems

Knowledge of highway warning systems

Microsoft Office skills

Knowledge of the theory/performance characteristics of electronic devices

Ability to create and understand circuit drawings and equipment specifications

Knowledge of safe job procedures and work methods

Computer application and programming skills

Knowledge of and ability to interpret labor agreements covering local personnel

Ability to understand/interpret legal compliance with Federal and State regulations regarding signal systems

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:
25% travel required.

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.

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

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 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-AL-Mobile




Relocation Available



Tax Status


Railroad Retirement

Overtime Status



Closing Date


Nov 28, 2012

Number of Openings



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