Gary Railway Company – Assistant Trainmaster

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Position Location

Gary, IN

Job Description

The Assistant Trainmaster position is an experienced, full-time, exempt salaried supervisory position of Transtar’s Gary Railway Company. The Transportation Supervisor position focuses on rail traffic movement in an industrial work environment; workforce planning and direction; thorough and timely administration documentation; and, compliance with applicable company policies and requirements of several governmental agencies. Transportation Supervisors work all shifts in an industrial environment subject to inclement weather conditions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan for the manpower, equipment, and materials needed to provide service to customers.
  • Directs and supervises performance of trains and engine crews to ensure compliance with the Book of Rules, Special Instructions, Bulletins, Special Notices, and other established practices.
  • Supervise personnel in accordance with labor agreement, company rules, and FRA regulations.
  • Maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Propose cost reductions and operating changes as service requirements change.
  • Promote safe work practices and environment.
  • Complete all required reports.
  • Responsible for the coordination of transportation activities of the railroad with internal and external customers to provide for the safe and efficient movement of cars and trains.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Logistics, Business Management, or Business Administration preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Railroad Transportation experience preferred.
  • Computer proficiency required (MS Office Software).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be willing and available to work shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed to accomplish job requirements.
  • Must be willing to work outdoors in inclement weather.

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