Mira Loma, CA
North Augusta, SC
Waterford, MI (Detroit area)
The Railroad Operations Leadership Trainee Program is specifically designed to develop leaders that will drive the future of our organization. In addition to your day-to-day duties as a Supervisor of Maintenance Mechanics in a rail yard or shop, this program involves learning rotations in various locations across the country. This combination of on-the-job training along with learning rotations such as Railcars, TTX Fleet, Finance, Maintenance and leadership will set you up for a successful career in Railroad Operations.
Trainees will be assigned to a facility in a leadership role at TTX Company with supervisory responsibilities for hourly employees (some represented by a labor organization). You will lead a diverse workgroup to safely and efficiently accomplish work assignments and goals. The program is designed to be 6-months long and at the end of 6-months, if successful, you will transition into an independent supervisory role.
This role is a management role in which individuals will be expected to lead others in the maintenance and inspection of railcars. This role does not involve design of railcars or other equipment.
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. No formal work experience required. Formal internship experience and summer/part time jobs preferred.
Able to travel up to 35% for learning rotations, which may vary from 1-3 weeks at a time approximately once per quarter.
Directly plans and supervises the activities of the hourly Production employees to ensure that railroad freight cars are repaired within the established industry and company standards for productivity and quality. Responsible for the training and safety of subordinates.
Responsible for simple disassembly of component parts through complex milling and boring to stringent specifications. Work is performed on a production line and is measured against specific time and method standards. Incumbent is responsible for scheduling repairs and maintaining equipment in the work area.
Must maintaining a neat, clean, clutter free shop. Will keep all reports, shop write-ups, and performance reviews current and presenting a professional, business like atmosphere which encourages employee engagement.
Anticipated Start Date: June 1, 2022
Physical Job Requirements:
Standing, hearing, and seeing for 10 hours, handling for 6 hours, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and fingering for 5 hours reaching below waist, twisting, and feeling for 2 hours, sitting, climbing, balancing, crawling, reaching over head, and talking for 1 hour. Frequently: standing, kneeling, stretching, reaching, gripping tools or objects and bending at the waist. Regularly: walking, crouching, and twisting while standing. Occasionally: sitting, crawling, and twisting while sitting for 1 hour or less.
Lifting: car parts from 1-100lbs for 10 hours(10-25lbs frequently, 25-50lbs regularly, over 50lbs occasionally)
Pushing: hand trucks weighing up to 100 lbs to move tools frequently, wrenches weighing up to 10 lbs to tighten bolts
Pulling: 10-25 lbs frequently, 25-50lbs regularly, over 50 lbs occasionally, cables up to 100lbs to pull lines regularly
Requires indoor work 8 hours per day, and outdoor work 2 hours per day. Exposure to heat and humidity, working at heights regularly, working around moving machinery
Exposure to welding and burning fumes, odors, dust, gases, and uncomfortable noises from welding and burning, working in hot temperatures regularly, working in cold temperatures occasionally, driving automotive equipment, working with oil and grease, working with vibrations, and working alone occasionally. Hazard exposure: mechanical from tools, electrical from welders, radiant energy from torches.