24 days old

Director, Work Equipment

Genesee and Wyoming Railroad
Jacksonville, FL 32202
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This position is responsible for managing Railroad Engineering Services work equipment and vehicle fleets. This includes oversight on daily inspection and maintenance activities plus long term planning to ensure a safe and reliable fleet to support operations.


  • Enforce Genesee & Wyomings Safety and Engineering Policies and Procedures

  • Ensure compliance with FRA and Company requirements for equipment inspection and maintenance

  • Manage RES Vehicle and Equipment Fleet

  • Daily supervision of Work Team Mechanics

  • Develop and execute initiatives to improve vehicle and equipment reliability

  • Develop and execute long term equipment maintenance, overhauls, and/or replacement plans

  • Manage relationship with various third party suppliers and vendors

  • Technical Expert for equipment inspection, maintenance, and operation

  • Assist on-site training on machine operation

  • Support Chief Engineer, Production and Assistant Chief Engineer, Production as required

  • Support Region and Railroad Work Equipment needs as requested

  • Complete other assignments and projects as assigned


  • Solid analysis and problem solving ability

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office with proficiency

  • Customer Service focus

  • Team oriented

  • Ability to lead multiple direct reports

  • Work time will be allocated approximately 50% field / 50% office

  • Work schedule may be non-traditional and may include weekends and remaining on call

  • Strong knowledge of FRA Part 214 Railroad Workplace Safety Regulation

  • Strives to build knowledge and skills

  • Pursues training and development opportunities

  • Shares expertise with others

  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude


  • Bachelors degree with at least 5 years related experience and or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least10 years related experience in the railroad industry is preferred

This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

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Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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