The Assistant Chief Engineer – Design and Construction is responsible for plans, designs, and directs engineering projects by performing the following duties.
Professional Engineer license preferred. Non-professional engineer will also be considered if candidate has sufficient experience and demonstrated performance in railroad design and construction.
10 years-experience in the design and construction of railroad engineering projects.
Demonstrates capability to apply relevant knowledge and technical skills to monitor adherence to FEC policies and standards and regulatory requirements.
Capability to develop and manage a project plan/schedule.
Ability to simultaneously manage priorities and ensure delivery of key performance metrics during emergency and non-emergency operations.
Ability to lead employees, develop moral, influence peers, effectively participate in cross functional projects with all FEC team members, and effectively communicate with senior management.
Must possess substantial interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively in writing and in-person with all levels of supervisory and non-supervisory employees, contractors, consultants, federal, state and local government entities, and freight railroads.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with FEC policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.