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Experienced First Line Supervisor (EFLS) - Engineering 2018/2019

Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131

Company: BNSF

Apply early as this job may be filled at any time

 

The Experienced First Line Supervisor program is specifically designed to develop leaders that will drive the future of our organization. This position is a leadership role at BNSF Railway. These individuals lead a diverse workgroup to safely and efficiently accomplish work assignments and goals that are in line with the company’s vision. 

 

Work Location: BNSF System Wide - Could include: Chicago, IL; Albuquerque, NM; Kansas City, KS; Oklahoma City, OK; Tulsa, OK

Anticipated Start Date: November 5, 2018
Salary Range: $74,400

 

RELOCATION WILL BE REQUIRED

A candidate must be willing to be relocated to any location across the BNSF system for the training program. Once training has been completed, candidates will likely be relocated again to an assigned, permanent location. Please refer to BNSF’s operating system at www.bnsf.com. An ideal candidate should be very flexible regarding location.

 

 

TRAINING:  

The Experienced First Line Supervisor Trainee program begins with a fast-paced, intensive training program that includes:

  • Two (2) weeks orientation conducted at our company headquarters in Fort Worth, TX
  • Two to three (2-3) weeks’ technical (e.g. rules, safety) and personnel training conducted at our Technical Training Center (TTC) in Overland Park, KS.
  • Associated on-the-job field training conducted at assigned location.
 

 

DUTIES /RESPONSIBILITIES: Upon completion of training, Experienced First Line Supervisor Engineering new hires may be placed in one of the following teams as a supervisor to BNSF employees, contractors, or consultants:

 

 

1. SIGNAL

  • SUPERVISION 
    • Supervise existing signal and various other electronic controls/signal maintenance projects, as well as new signal construction projects on a designated territory.
    • Supervise signal technicians, maintainers and other new construction employees in a union environment.

 

  • MANAGEMENT 
    • Assign and coordinate daily schedules for personnel.
    • Execute divisional plans, monitor and manage costs.
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable rules, regulations and policies.
    • Conduct operational tests, implement safety programs.

 

  • COMMUNICATION 
    • Interface and coordinate with other Engineering Department personnel, as well as with the Transportation Department, including Dispatchers and Trainmasters, to execute signal maintenance and construction projects.
    • Work with local, county and state agencies.

 

2. ENGINEERING SERVICES & STRUCTURES 

     •   SUPERVISION

  • Supervise existing bridge and tunnel inspection and maintenance projects, as well as new bridge construction projects on a designated territory.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable rules, regulations and policies.
  • Supervise bridge inspectors and other maintenance and construction employees in a union environment.


    •   MANAGEMENT

  • Assign and coordinate daily schedules for personnel.
  • Execute divisional plans, monitor and manage costs.
  • Conduct operational tests, implement safety programs.


    •   COMMUNICATION

  • Interface and coordinate with other Engineering Department personnel, as well as with the Transportation Department, including Dispatchers and Trainmasters, to execute bridge maintenance and construction projects.
  • Work with local, county and state agencies.

 

3. TRACK

 

 

SUPERVISION 

•Supervise existing track maintenance projects on a designated territory.

•Ensure compliance with all applicable rules, regulations and policies.

•Supervise maintenance and construction employees in a union environment.

 

MANAGEMENT 

•Assign and coordinate daily schedules for personnel.

•Execute divisional plans, monitor and manage costs.

•Conduct operational tests, implement safety programs.

 

COMMUNICATION 

•Interface and coordinate with the Transportation Department, including Dispatchers and Trainmasters, to execute the maintenance plan.

•Work with local, county and state agencies.

 

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work in a 24 x 7 operations environment including nights, weekends, evenings and holidays, on-call or available for emergency situations.
  • Work both indoors and outdoors in extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, snow, and sleet).
  • Work around heavy and moving machinery.
  • Work around electronics, including electric currents.
  • Work in and around bridges in elevated locations.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 18 years of age or older.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to relocate within the BNSF Railway operating system upon hire.
  • Ability to relocate within the BNSF Railway operating system upon career progression and/or as business needs.
  • Authorized to work in the US without Company sponsorship now AND in the future.
  • At least Three (3) years of work experience supervising 5 or more employees in a fast-paced, outdoors, all weather conditions environment and/or a fast-paced electronic controls or signals environment.
  • Able to be “on-call” for emergency situations.
  • Able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
  • Able to walk on uneven terrain.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) to manage schedules, maintain files, and create charts, reports, graphics and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to travel up to 100% based on business need.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Construction Management,  or a related discipline..
  • Five (5) years of work or military experience supervising 15 or more employees in a fast-paced, outdoors, all types of weather conditions environment.
  • Experience in a position with travel up to 100% or more as part of the job.
  • Experience managing a unionized workforce.

 

RELOCATION:  Relocation benefits may be provided for this position.

 

TRAVEL:  Frequent and extensive travel over a large geographic region will be required.

 

Applicants must be available to start work on 03/04/2019 and be willing to relocate.

 

BENEFITS:
BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
 
BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
 
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS:
  •     Criminal history 
  •     Last 7 years of driving history
  •     Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  •     Social Security number
  •     Education
 
MEDICAL REVIEW ELEMENTS:
  •     Medical evaluation
  •     Drug Screen
  •     Other elements as needed
 
DRUG TEST ELEMENTS:

BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required        
to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.
 
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at www.tsa.gov/twic.
 

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