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Experienced First Line Supervisor (EFLS) - Transportation 2019

Date: Sep 26, 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

Anticipated Start Date: March 18, 2019
Salary Range: $74,400

 

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. 

 

RELOCATION WILL BE REQUIRED.

**This position may be filled at any of our locations across the 28 states that BNSF Railway operates.  Candidates must be willing to relocate**  

 

  

TRAINING:  We offer a fast-paced, intensive six-month training program that begins with a two-week comprehensive orientation at BNSF Corporate Headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.  Following orientation, EFLS new hires will complete several additional weeks at the BNSF Technical Training Center (TTC) in Overland Park, Kansas, their field Headquarter location, and at the Network Operations Center in Fort Worth.

 

 

  

DUTIES /RESPONSIBILITIES:

** This is a Trainee position. Following training of approximately six (6) months, this position will lead to the position of Trainmaster. In order to progress to positions of greater responsibility, additional relocation may be required. **

Job Locations for this position are various BNSF locations system-wide (Western 28 States). 

  • SUPERVISION –
    • Supervise train operations in a designated territory
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable rules, regulations and policies
    • Supervise train, yard and engine employees in a union environment
    • Perform multiple safety briefings throughout the shift

 

  • LEADERSHIP –
    • Lead crew discussions about Safety, relay information about safely servicing customer plants and facilities and ways to minimize risk.
    • Plan the movement of cars, inventory, locomotive, crews, and trains within a designated terminal and across an Operational division/territory.
    • Coordinate the arrival and departure of trains at an operational yard or terminal.
    • Assign and coordinate daily schedules for personnel
    • Provide customers with safe, efficient, and economical service
    • Execute divisional plans, monitor and manage costs
    • Conduct operational tests, implement safety programs

 

  • COMMUNICATION –
    • Interface and coordinate with other operating departments, including engineering and mechanical, and work groups to include dispatchers and yardmasters, to execute the operations plan
    • Interact with customers by providing accurate and timely information regarding their shipments to and from customer facilities/plants on a daily basis

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work in shifts (can be 12+ hours) in a field based environment
  • Work in a 24 by 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

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Authorized to work in the US without Company sponsorship now AND in the future
  • Willing and able to submit to a pre-employment drug (hair follicle) test
  • Willing to be subject to an Employment, Criminal and Driving Background review
  • At least 3 years of work experience supervising 5 or more employees in a fast-paced, operations and/or logistics environment or 2 years or more of military experience
  • Able and willing to relocate within the BNSF Railway operating system (western 28 states) upon hire
  • Ability to relocate within the BNSF Railway operating system upon career progression and/or as business needs
  • Able to work a minimum of 50 hours per week or more as business need requires
  • Able to work varied shifts, holidays, nights and weekends
  • Able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Able to walk on uneven terrain
  • Able to visually distinguish among red, blue, yellow and lunar (clear light) and  able to see at night
  • Able to hear and with training distinguish auditory signals
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Managing schedules, maintain files, create charts, reports, graphics and spreadsheets
  • Able to travel approximately 20%

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Operations, Logistics, Business Administration, Management, or related discipline
  • Five (5) years of work or military experience supervising 15 or more employees in a fast-paced Business Management, Operations and/or Logistics environment
  • Experience supervising a unionized workforce

 

RELOCATION:  Relocation benefits may be provided for this position

 

TRAVEL:  20%

 

Applicants must be willing to relocate.

Transitioning veterans must be either on terminal leave or 100% separated by the EFLS start date; National Guard / Reservists may apply at any time.

 

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.

 

 

Applicants must be available to start work on 03/18/2019 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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