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55 Railroad Jobs posting as of August 22, 2017.

Date Posted: 08/01/2017

New! Director, Train Control Systems

Los Angeles, CA Metrolink
METROLINK is seeking a Director, Train Control Systems who will provide strategic and tactical direction to the railroad’s advanced train control and communication systems. The ideal candidate will have experience with various train control systems and processes necessary to support the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the trains. Requires BA/BS in Technology, Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related field, ten years of experience for a Class 1, Intercity Passenger, or Commuter Railroad employee and five years of supervisory level work experience in a 24/7 railroad operations center directing a team that provides operational support. For additional information and to apply, visit: www.metrolinktrains.com/careers. This is a continuous recruitment with the first review of applications occurring on 08/10/17. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. For additional information and to apply, visit: www.metrolinktrains.com/careers. EEO/ADA
Salary/Benefits: $118,554.00 - $185,251.00 Annually
License Required: C
Experience Required: Minimum over 10 years
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Date Posted: 08/01/2017

New! Train Control Network Engineer

Los Angeles, CA Metrolink
METROLINK is seeking a Train Control Network Engineer who will provide oversight of the CAD/PTC network and communication systems. The ideal candidate for this position will define strategic and tactical technology solutions; justify and implement these solutions and assure the computing infrastructure in place is stable and available to meet the needs of the organization. Requires BA/BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Network Engineering or a closely related field and five years of experience as a Network Engineer performing similar job duties. For additional information and to apply, visit: www.metrolinktrains.com/careers. This is a continuous recruitment with the first review of applications occurring on 08/11/17. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. For additional information and to apply, visit: www.metrolinktrains.com/careers. EEO/ADA
Salary/Benefits: $78,048.00 - $121,965.00 Annually
License Required: C
Experience Required: Minimum 6-10 years
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Date Posted: 07/03/2017

New! Signal Maintainer

Denver, CO Denver Transit Operators
Denver Transit Operators (DTO) is a privately held company that has a 29-year contract with RTD to operate and maintain the new commuter rail system within the Greater Denver Metro area. We currently have opportunities to hire Signal Maintainers with experience in the Railroad, Transit or Electrical industry. The ideal candidate will have responsibility for the inspection, maintenance, testing and repair of signal system components and train control equipment. This is a full-time position and depending on experience, we can offer up to $32/hr. We also provide an excellent health insurance plan, 401k plan, holiday and vacation time off and RTD transportation pass. Other qualifications include: • Associate’s Degree in Electronics, Electrical Technology or equivalent technical experience gained through the military or on the job training preferred • Minimum 2 years of experience with microprocessor based equipment to include operation, programming, diagnosis and repair • Minimum of 2 years electrical wiring and troubleshooting experience • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the field of railroad signaling and train control inspection, maintenance and repair preferred • Demonstrated ability to work under tight schedules and deadlines while maintaining system quality and reliability • Ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks with minimal supervision • Ability to work scheduled overtime and be available for non-scheduled emergency call outs outside of assigned work hours • Ability to pass the pre-employment physical examination, background, drug and alcohol screening • Possess a valid driver’s license • Ability to work any shift, holidays or weekends depending on the business needs If you are an individual who can work in teams, knows how to communicate with a diverse workforce and is adaptable in working with a startup and growing organization, then please apply at http://denvertransitpartners.com/jobs-and-bids/job-opportunities/ Applicants who are authorized to work in the US will only be considered for this position. DTO is an equal opportunity employer.
Salary/Benefits: Competitive
License Required: Valid Driver's License
Certification Required: HS Diploma or GED
Experience Required: Minimum 1-3 years
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Date Posted: 07/03/2017

New! Traction Power Technician

Denver, CO Denver Transit Operators
Denver Transit Operators (DTO) is a privately held company that has a 29-year contract with RTD to operate and maintain the new commuter rail system within the Greater Denver Metro area. We currently have opportunities to hire Electrical Journeyman/Traction Power Technician with experience in the Railroad or Transit industry. The ideal candidate will have responsibility for operating and performing preventative maintenance, inspections and repairs on power substations and overhead catenary systems. Experience with 25kv circuit breakers, rigging, sagging and operating bucket trucks is a must. Knowledge with creating and processing work orders is highly desired. This is a full-time position and depending on experience can offer up to $32/hr. We also provide an excellent health insurance plan, 401k plan, holiday and vacation time off and RTD transportation pass. Interested applicants should have the following 2 years demonstrated journeyman level experience in the installation, maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of electrical and electronic equipment. Other qualifications include: • 1 year demonstrated ability to work with 440V or higher following industry safety practices and procedures (A combination of education and work history could meet qualification requirement) • Passing recurrent hands on and written assessment examinations with a score of 80% or better • Must be able to read and understand electrical schematics and technical manuals • Experience with vacuum circuit breakers and high voltage 25KV experience preferred • Strong computer skills, including a proficiency in Microsoft Office • Pass the pre-employment physical examination, background, drug and alcohol screening • A valid driver’s license required; Class A CDL preferred • Ability to work any shift, holidays or weekends depending on the business needs If you are an individual who can work in teams, knows how to communicate with a diverse workforce and is adaptable in working with a startup and growing organization, then please apply at http://denvertransitpartners.com/jobs-and-bids/job-opportunities/ Applicants who are authorized to work in the US will only be considered for this position. DTO is an equal opportunity employer.
License Required: Valid Driver's License
Experience Required: Minimum 1-3 years
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Date Posted: 07/03/2017

New! OCC Manager

Denver, CO Denver Transit Operators
Position Summary: The Operations Control Manager is responsible for overseeing all activities in the Operations Control Center (OCC) including directing the safe and efficient movement of trains, controlling the traction power system, and managing the on-track time available for inspection and maintenance activities. This position also oversees and coordinates the response to service disruptions and emergencies as well as implementing service recovery plans. The OCC Manager also manages the OCC staff. Description of Duties: • Direct and oversee all rail movement from a central Operations Control Center in accordance with schedules, railroad operating rules and procedures and FRA regulations • Direct and monitor OCC Supervisors and train dispatchers who coordinate rail traffic by using a computerized train control system to select the proper routing of trains, monitor train movements, remotely control track switches and traffic signals, apply and remove blocking devices and issue permits and authorities • Authorize and monitor on-track work on the track, signal, structures and traction power infrastructure to minimize the impact on scheduled trains • Manage unexpected events and emergency situations to protect the public, railroad employees, and railroad property • During incidents or emergencies, notify and coordinate all internal personnel and external emergency responders and direct activities to mitigate the event • Plan and implement alternate revenue service during emergencies • Oversee the use of approved procedures and communication protocols to safely energize and deenergize traction power for maintenance and emergency purposes • Communicate continuously by telephone, radio and intercom with field personnel, supervisors and other staff to coordinate and monitor train and on-track equipment movements, maintenance activity and requests for power control • Ensure that OCC personnel comply with all operating rules, protocols, procedures and applicable regulations. Conduct Efficiency Tests to confirm and document compliance. • Oversee the staff of the Operations Control Center including the selection, training and performance management of OCC personnel • All other duties as assigned Qualifications: • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Transportation, Logistics, Business or Information Systems, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience • Experience in an FRA regulated environment preferred • Ability to interact constructively and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with external stakeholders and employees at all levels of the organization • Ability to effectively supervise and coach employees • Ability to communicate with precision both orally and in writing • Ability to provide clear instructions and comprehend complex information over the radio, intercom and telephone • Ability to rapidly assess situations and identify appropriate courses of action • Ability to analyze and attend to multiple tasks in stressful conditions • Proficiency in software applications used for analyzing data and preparing reports • Ability to use computers and a variety of input devices to monitor and control train movements, power distribution and a variety of alerts and alarms • Must be available 24 hours/7 days a week to respond to emergencies with the ability to work alternate shifts and days as required • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and successfully pass a pre-employment background check • Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and be willing to comply with the DTO Drug and Alcohol Policy • Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license
License Required: Valid Driver's License
Experience Required: Minimum 3-5 years
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