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Industry SectorConstruction jobs and Site works, Other Railway Construction jobs, Rail Construction Manager, Director vacancies
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LocationsRail jobs in USA, Railroad jobs New York
Contract TypePermanent
Date Posted27 April 2013

Job Description


Job Summary:
Manages the construction of a safe, maintainable, and reliable railroad infrastructure including track, bridges, culverts, tunnels, etc. that serves to protect and safeguard CSX Transportations (CSXT) current and future operations. Responsible for approximately 1 - 15 routine project(s) per year with frequent guidance. Coordinates outside party projects with consultants and departments of transportation as assigned. Scope of project(s) valuing approximately USD 5-15 million annually.
Primary Activities and Responsibilities:

Work with various groups within CSX (Public Projects, Maintenance of Way, Bridge & Tunnel, Communications & Signal, Environmental, Properties Services, etc.) and with other entities outside of CSX Transportation (General Engineering Consultants, State DOTs, etc.) to develop overall construction plan and in service plan for Infrastructure Projects.
Provide construction management support to project work teams (CSX Maintenance of Way, CSX Signal Construction, Civil Engineering & Track Contractors, and others) to execute the construction of railroad infrastructure projects.
Assist with the development of Project Estimates and manage the budgets to construct the Infrastructure Projects.
Review and approve Invoices and Contractor Expenses associated with Infrastructure Projects.
Prepare and present project status reports using Project Management Tools on a regular basis to monitor project construction status.
Perform or Participate in Project Quality Assurance Reviews with internal and external work teams.
Conduct weekly and monthly Safety Observations. Participate in CSX Design & Construction Quarterly Meetings and Safety Overlap Meetings.
Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree from an accredited institution required in Construction Science/Management, Engineering, or Project Management
1 or more years of experience required in Construction of Infrastructure Projects (Civil & Track / Bridge & Tunnels)

Equivalent Minimum Qualifications:

Associates degree from an accredited institution required in Construction, Engineering, or Project Management
3 or more years of experience required in Construction of Infrastructure Projects (Civil & Track / Bridge & Tunnels)

Preferred Qualifications
In addition to meeting the above qualifications, the following is preferred:

Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in Civil Engineering and 3 or more years of experience in Railroad Construction projects

Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of civil engineering including construction methods, surveying, design, estimating, and forecasting
Ability to create, read, and understand design drawings and specifications
Project management skills including scheduling software
Computer-aided design (CAD) skills such as AutoCAD and / or MicroStation
Knowledge of various computer systems i.e., ORACLE
Some knowledge of state, local, and federal laws/regulations pertaining to building standards
Basic Microsoft Office skills to include Word, Excel, Outlook

The CSX Competency Framework 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 competencies: analyze issues and make effective decisions, advance the business, engage, coach, and build a diverse workforce, build partnerships, improve service quality and processes, execute effectively, demonstrate personal leadership, and demonstrate functional and technical agility.

Job Requirements:

75% travel required.
On the road as often as daily within assigned territory.
Work typically involves travel with overnight stays 50% of the time.
Wear protective equipment such as welding shields, hard hat, hearing protection, steel-toe boots, work boots, safety vest, face shield and safety glasses.
Work hours may include on call 7 days a week, 24 hours per day, with extended periods of time away from home.
The applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete a background check and full physical including a drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position.?

Environmental Conditions:

Work inside an office environment.
Work outside in all weather conditions.

Safety Commitment:
Safety is a way of life at CSX, encompassing every aspect of company operations. Guided by a policy of ensuring the safety of our employees, our customers, and the communities we serve, CSX works relentlessly to prevent accidents and injuries. Not only is it the right thing to do, but when a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers, and the communities.

The candidate selected for this position must successfully complete a full physical including a drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position. All candidates safety records will be reviewed and considered when evaluating the candidate pool.

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