Genesee & Wyoming Roadmaster in Dawson, Georgia


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Job Description

Directly supervises and indirectly supervises two or more employees in the Maintenance of Way Department. Responsible for the oversight of both the maintenance and repair activities surrounding the Maintenance of Way (M/W)function. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Lead, direct and manage the day-to-day activities of the Region's M/W Department

  • Responsible for the hourly technical craft employees as well as all supervisors in the M/W Department

  • Interfaces with other departments to ensure efficient and organized operations of the railroad

  • Responsible for filling vacancies ensuring compliance with corporate policies and procedures

  • Responsible for enforcing compliance with safety procedures; use of PPE keeping required records

  • Monitor and closely control all maintenance and other related costs associated with the Department

  • Manage and ensure Department meets its track,signal and capital projects service goals

Required Experience

Education Required or Equivalent Experience: Associate's Degree ; 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Education Preferred: Associate's Degree in Engineering.

Related Experience Required: Demonstrate the ability to self-motivate; prioritize; promote safe work habits; manage budgetary constraints.

Related Experience Preferred: Rail Industry

Must have a valid driver’s license

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. andits subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

Job Location

Dawson, Georgia, United States

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Position Employed By:

Georgia Southwestern Railroad Inc.