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Gen Foreman

Company: CSX
Location: Selkirk
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary
Manages the quality repair of rail cars and inspects rail cars for defects and unsafe conditions within a train yard and on the line-of-road. Ensures that the work is performed safely according to CSX Transportation (CSXT) safety rules, and is compliant with the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations. Effectively implements best practices in safety, budget, quality and production, and identifies opportunities for continuous improvement within assigned area of responsibility. Manages self and others assertively. Handles conflict and solves problems as they occur. Encourages others to work cooperatively

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Execute and communicate the safety plan outlined by the department, shop management, and safety committees.
  • Facilitate thorough safety and job briefings to promote safe practices and proper procedures for completing assigned tasks.
  • Conduct safety observations and observational tests to ensure compliance.
  • Eliminate, control, and communicate hazards and safety issues within the shop and yard, elevating for resolution as necessary.
  • Manage activities of car inspection, train yard, and line-of-road ensuring that required work is performed to meet CSXT, FRA, and AAR standards.
  • Coach, develop, and train others to achieve desirable results. Assume role of the Senior General Foreman in their absence.
  • Develop and prioritize daily shop and yard strategies.
  • Forecast staffing, scheduling of personnel, and material requirements to meet business objectives.
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager.
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by managerQualificationsMinimum Qualifications
    • Associates Degree/2-year Degree
    • 1 or more years of supervisory experience in Transportation, Logistics, Rail Operations, Business/Strategic Management, Skilled Trades (building/construction, electrical, mechanical), or the MilitaryEquivalent Minimum Qualifications
      • High School Diploma/GED
      • 1 or more years of supervisory experience in Mechanical OperationsPreferred Qualifications
        • Bachelor's Degree/4-year Degree
        • 3 or more years of supervisory experience in Transportation, Logistics, Rail Operations, Business/Strategic Management, Skilled Trades (building/construction, electrical, mechanical), or the MilitaryKnowledge and Skills
          • Association of American Railroads (AAR) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Regulatory Standards
          • Basic mechanical concepts
          • Mechanical Operations
          • Implement work within designated budget and operational parameters
          • Develop and coach others with accountability for the safety and performance of others
          • Microsoft Office SkillsLeadership
            The CSX Leadership Model 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: producing results, creating change, and inspiring excellence.

            Job Requirements
            • Available to report to work with two-hour advance notice
            • Different shifts as assigned in a 24 hour/7 days a week operation (incl working weekends)
            • Work with equipment that intensifies the heat factor
            • Work outside in all weather conditions
            • Work flexible days/hours as dictated by business needsOur Commitment to Operate Safely
              Led by our Guiding Principles, CSX is committed to protecting its employees, customers and the communities in which we operate. Therefore, as a condition of employment, successful external candidates for all positions and internal craft employees accepting management positions must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination within three days of the position start date unless approved for a medical or religious accommodation. Should the successful candidate seek a medical or religious accommodation, appropriate documentation must be provided in support of such request.

              About CSX
              CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 200 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 230 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

              Closing Statement
              At CSX, two of our five Guiding Principles are Valuing and Developing Employees as well as Operating Safely. 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 Employer Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the EEO is Law poster. Click here to view the OFCCP pay transparency provision information.

              CSX Transportation and its subsidiaries are not seeking outside assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies or search firms for employment or contractor opportunities. Any resumes submitted by an outside vendor to any employee at CSX via e-mail, Internet, or directly to hiring managers without a valid written search agreement in place with the Talent Acquisition / HR department will be deemed the sole property of CSX. No placement fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired as a result of the referral, or through other means.CSX Company: CSX TransportationPrimary Location: United States-NY-SELKIRKRelocation Available :YesTax Status: Railroad RetirementOvertime Status: ExemptClosing Date: Jan 13, 2022, 10:59:00 PMNumber of Openings: 1Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Keywords: CSX, Albany , Gen Foreman, Other , Selkirk, New York

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