Road Foreman


(New York, New York)
Full Time Travel Required
Job Posting Details
About Amtrak
Amtrak connect businesses and communities across the country and move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States.
The Road Foreman manages engine and train service crews to ensure the safe and efficient operation of locomotives and trains in specific areas.
* Responsibilities include providing leadership, mentoring and guidance to engineers * Oversee operation in coordination with the road trainmaster in compliance with rules and regulations * Ensures bulletins, equipment, postings, etc. adhere to labor, federal and Amtrak regulations * Monitor employees for compliance with policies and operating practices * Initiate action for non-compliance in consistent and fair manner * Manage employees and train operations to optimize OTP and make recommendations to improve performance * Respond to service disruptions within area of responsibility * Implement safety plans * Provide written & oral reports * Interview, select & manage new-hire locomotive engineers * Manage and oversee locomotive engineer certification requirements * Administer engineer recertification courses and operating rules classes * Conduct efficiency tests, ensure compliance and maintain employee records * Ensure engine crews attend training classes, documenting and reporting training; communicate with carrier railroad managers regarding territory operations * Manage crew base budget for locomotive engineers
Ideal Candidate
**Work Experience:** * Certified class I train service engineer * Some operating experience, with no violations described in CFR 49 part 240.117, as train service engineer and/or as road foreman * Qualified as a designated supervisor of locomotive engineers * Qualified on physical characteristics of territory * Demonstrated business and financial management experience * Prior satisfactory work experience in train or passenger service * Demonstrated experience as a train service crew member or Train Director/Dispatcher * Qualified on physical characteristics of territory * Demonstrated experience as Locomotive Engineer * Demonstrated business and financial management experience * Demonstrated knowledge of CFR 49 requirements and labor contracts (BLE, UTU and TCU) * Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills * Working knowledge of Amtrak policies and procedures * Demonstrated skills using Microsoft software; Excel, Word, PowerPoint **Preferred Work Experience:** * Demonstrated supervisory experience, leading and managing others with different levels of expertise * Demonstrated experience with train operation, crew base, crew management, operations, train handling and service delivery * Ability to develop and manage an operating budget **Preferred Education:** * Bachelor’s degree in transportation, business or related field or equivalent work experience, training, and/or education
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

Competitive pay, and benefits that protect you and your family.

Working Conditions

Travel Requirements:Up to 75%


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