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Industry SectorMechanical Design Engineer jobs, Mechanical engineering, Mechanical Enginer jobs, Other Mechanical, Rail Mechanic, Mechanical Technician jobs
BenefitsUSD 63,000 - USD 79,000
LocationsRail jobs in USA, Railroad jobs Delaware, Wilmington
Contract TypePermanent
Date Posted19 December 2012

Job Description

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Ensure the safety of repair personnel and equipment assigned to Production gangs. Manage the maintenance and repair activities of assigned M/W equipment including the planned maintenance program, overhaul program and unplanned failure response. Develop work requests and material take-offs for equipment scheduled to main or satellite shops. Create, monitor and supervise approximately USD 3.0M budget for personnel and equipment parts and repair. Provide technical direction and training to assigned repair forces. Accountable to monitor and maintain an accurate inventory of assigned equipment using Maximo database.
• Assist in the development and implementation of an effective safety program for assigned personnel, including compliance with OSHA and EPA regulations • Responsible for ensuring that assigned equipment is safe to operate, load tested and complies with Federal safety standards. Outfit equipment with necessary apparatus to ensure the safety of the public, operating employees and equipment • Responsible for training program ensuring assigned personnel are qualified to maintain equipment to which they are assigned • Directly supervises 7 roadway mechanics and 13 repairmen at various locations along Amtrak’s northeast

corridor. • Maintains material inventories to support the planned and unplanned maintenance of assigned equipment in the field. • Plan and implement preventative maintenance programs as well as heavy equipment repairs at shops. • Responsible for the operating budget of repair personnel as well as parts to support assigned equipment. • Implement and maintain a strong troubleshooting program among assigned repairmen and equipment operators. Audit operator performance with respect to qualifications, equipment start-up, safety check list, RMM logs and general handling of equipment. Report findings to gang management.
EDUCATION: • Associated Degree or equivalent combination of education, training and work experience • Must have a High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience
WORK EXPERIENCE: • Experience in maintenance and repair of heavy construction equipment, preferably Maintenance/Way machinery • Demonstrated managerial experience. • Experience in managing budgets • Analytical and problem solving skills, self starter requiring little direction • Demonstrated experience in using PC-based word processing and spreadsheets • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with multiple inter-disciplinary teams • Demonstrated experience in equipment maintenance with knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, mechanical and pneumatic components and systems of heavy construction equipment. • Experience in developing work plans to include scope, material take-off and budget • Experience with labor agreements • Experience working in data based programs such as Maximo and SAP • Experience in preparing annual operating budget
PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE: • Experience in managing complex programs in an operating environment. • Demonstrated experience in work and asset management applications, preferably IBM’s Maximo • Knowledge of mechanical systems and troubleshooting processes
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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