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District Superintendent - North White Plains
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  • Grade H: $90,676.00 - $128,662.00
    Effective September 2017, all full-time non-agreement personnel other than those directly involved with the movement of trains or delivery of service, or assigned to other emergency response teams, are required to serve in the Station Terminal Auxiliary Response (STAR) program requiring Terminal coverage for Grand Central Terminal (GCT) from 4: 30 PM-7:30 PM one week per year or responding to Station STAR duty during a service disruption, system-wide at various hours including nights and weekends. This program is designed to improve Metro-North's ability to provide customer service during emergencies that impact service delivery or other service disruptions that require staff to provide directions and information to MNR customers at GCT or outlying stations. Please note, hours worked during your participation week are subject to change.
    To be selected for a position, an applicant must: (1) meet the minimum requirements in the job posting, (2) pass a written examination (if applicable), (3) satisfy a background investigation (which includes credit, if applicable), and (4) pass an oral interview, during which the interviewers will further evaluate the applicant's qualifications for the position. Because the selection process is competitive, not all qualified applicants are granted an interview. Metro-North may also require the applicant to undergo a physical ability test, and, if the Company extends a conditional offer, may require him or her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing.

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District Superintendent - North White Plains
Application Deadline
February 7, 2018
Metro-North Railroad has the right to remove this posting prior to the application deadline.
MTA Metro-North Railroad is a dynamic organization, operating out of the jewel of New York City, Grand Central Terminal. We provide service to over 82 million customers annually, traveling in and out of New York and Connecticut. A subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro-North Railroad is the busiest commuter railroad in the nation. MTA Metro-North Railroad strives to provide a safe commute, great service to its customers and rewarding opportunities to its employees.
Position Objective
Acts as a Transportation General Manager within an assigned District accountable for all Yard and Terminal service related functions in that District having overall authority and responsibility for the territory, Inter-Departmental Operations Services and for customers and employee safety.
Directs supports and coordinates inter-departmental Safety initiatives within assigned District.
Lead/chair District Team and Safety meetings.
Participate in Local Safety Meetings.
Lead/coordinate quarterly Safety Stand Down days within District for Transportation.
Directly responsible to monitor and complete all safety/incident/injury reports.
Post FRA reportable injury list in all crew bases within their district.
Monitor Trainmaster ETS goals and objectives monthly.
Perform required number of ETS checks monthly.
ETS and banner testing oversight of all Metro-North Employees.
Monitor and coordinate random drug and alcohol screening of train crews and yard masters.
Proactively supports the Metro-North Railroad safety program through execution of Operating Division safety plan elements including but not limited to safety observations, daily job briefings, and incident investigations.
Directs service delivery functions, managing compliance with operating procedures to achieve performance goals particular to One-Time performance; reliability, cleanliness customer comfort, employee courtesy, communication and safety.
Organizes and manages District service delivery functions affecting on-time performance, reliability, cleanliness, comfort, courtesy, communication and safety.
Monitor and ensure compliance with trains at initial station 5" prior to departure standard.
Review train make up sheets daily to ensure consist compliance - enact corrective measures if non-compliant.
Work with Fleet Management and Mechanical to ensure timely delivery of equipment to shops/yards minimizing turn-around time from shop status to OK's.
Monitor yard operations continually to ensure overall compliance with set standards.
Coordinate/lead/perform meet and greets on specific initiatives as set forth departmentally.
Supervise Trainmasters as well as participate in observation of Train Crew appearance, performance compliance, and train crew visibility.
Monitor crew register room compliance for all required company and federally mandated documents.
Write and distribute commendation and letters of reprimand.
Interface/communicate with the OCC in regards to the Daily Operations Report in order to close out, final dispositions and clarification of Train Incident Log Items that occur in their District.
Oversee and assist Trainmasters on a daily basis responsible to provide and research Train Incident Log Items and disseminate information clearly in a Transportation Log Report for their District.
Leads and coordinates the activities of inter-departmental management as related to service functions within assigned District.
Instills safety-focused behaviors by fostering communication and modeling respect for people.
Controls District Operating Expenses in conformity with Budget
Oversee, monitor, and approve where appropriate all random arbitrary overtime/penalty payments to train crews and Yardmasters.
Effectively manage the ordering of extra assignments in support of the overall operation during weather events, special move orders, and during operational emergencies.
Office functions - oversee the ordering of supplies within assigned district.
Instills safety focused behaviors by fostering communication and modeling respect for people.
Coordinates the implementation and development of Capital and Maintenance operational work plans related to balance service delivery requirements.
Work with infrastructure/ equipment development of Track, C&S;, Power, Third Rail, Structures, Customer Service, and all other applicable departments with respect to weekly/monthly track usage and daily district maintenance requirements without sacrificing either items.
Supports environmental compliance activities.
Ensure staff completes all required annual training in regards to Environmental compliance.
Immediately responds to main line incidents, clear safety hazards, and aggressively works to assure a safe, clean environment for employees and customers.
Be qualified on all required NIMS training.
Lead Incident Commander when on scene of any type of rail incident.
Work with all affiliated outside agencies during service disruptions/emergencies.
Ability to manage/manipulate all equipment and crew schedules at all times, especially during service disruptions.
Work with Crew Management in the scheduling of crew bus coverage during scheduled and non-scheduled bus substitutions.
Perform/act as a Trainmaster to cover terminals when scheduling does not permit full Trainmaster coverage.
Assume the duties of a Line Superintendent while still performing functions of a District Superintendent when required for vacation/unscheduled absences of Line Superintendent.
Be available 24/7 unless scheduled off for training, vacation, and/or any other personal matters that require time off.
Required Qualifications
Knowledge of Operating Rules, Territory, Physical Characteristics, Metro-North, and Federal Rules regarding the operation of trains and equipment and Collective Bargaining Agreements covering Train & Engine employees as well as yardmasters and RTC's or comparable knowledge if from another railroad or the ability to become qualified within six (6) months of hire.
Must be qualified on Metro-North's Operating Rules and Employee Timetable, physical characteristics of the assigned territory and Equipment Operating Instructions. If not qualified, the successful candidate must become qualified within six (6) months from date of hire.
Knowledge of line operations, equipment programs, Mechanical, Engineering and Station functions.
Knowledge of MNR ETS programs as it pertains to both MNR employees and Tenant Carrier T&E; employees who operate over MNR territory or ability to become qualified within (6) months of hire.
Strong leadership skills with the ability to organize and direct the activities of both subordinates and others.
Strong planning, time management and organizational skills.
Must possess quantitative and analytical skills to effectively determine and resolve service delivery problems.
Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels in the organization and outside agencies.
Direct diverse work groups and establish and maintain results oriented inter-disciplinary service delivery team.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office or demonstrated equivalent.
Ability to work nights and weekends and be on call 7 days a week as required, and to work at different locations throughout the Operations Services areas.
Valid driver's license.
Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of Crew Management System (CMS), TMIS, IMS and AMS (will be required to learn within six months of hire).
Required Education/Experience
High School Diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED), or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC).
Minimum eight (8) years of experience in a Transportation Operation capacity.
Minimum five (5) years of experience in managing a large and diverse work force in an Operations or service delivery function.
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Transportation, Business, Public Administration or related field.
Other Information
This is a safety sensitive position and subject to toxicology testing.
As an employee of Metro-North Railroad you may be required to complete a New York State financial disclosure statement, if you earn more than $95,534.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.
Selection Criteria
As an employee of Metro-North Railroad you may be required to complete a New York State financial disclosure statement, if you earn more than $91,821.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. If interested, please apply online at
How To Apply
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*Job Title:* District Superintendent - North White Plains
*Job ID:* 92361
*Regular/Temporary:* Regular
*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
*Agency:* Metro-North Railroad
*Department:* North White Plains Field Admin
*Division:* Operations Services

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