Florida East Coast Railway

  • Mechanical Foreman

    Job Locations US-FL-Miami
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/25/2018 11:17 AM)
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  • Overview


    Primary Manager of Maintenance of Freight Cars and Facilities at Miami Yard.



    Oversees the development of Freight Car procedures for performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repair of Freight Cars


    Develop and implement the use of a maintenance records system (through use of an equipment maintenance management module on the mainframe computer system) to track periodic maintenance, running repairs.


    Manage all maintenance and repair and operations of Freight Equipment.

    This includes the necessary maintenance and mileage records. Issue re-ports appropriate to satisfy FRA requirements and the required Federal Record.


    Train appropriate personnel in the daily use of these databases.


    Developing managerial reports to optimize database reports.


    Provide in-house training on Maintenance of Equipment software pro-grams.


    Provide administrative and operations support as may be needed for the General Foreman.



    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed be-low are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable ac-commodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the es-sential functions.


    AS degree or 10 years related experience and/or training in all aspects of Freight Car or Car Maintenance of Equipment operations. AAR and FRA rules knowledge.


    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, profes-sional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Abil-ity to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


    Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as data analysis as-sociated with overhaul, periodic maintenance and supplier contracts. Abil-ity to evaluate technical information associated with Component parts en-gineering reports and analysis.


    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instruc-tions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


    Must have high degree of computer skills in Windows operating systems; internet communications; and proficiently use Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel programs. Must also have ability to learn and utilize AS 400 mod-ules and resources as well as other applicable software programs.



    Must have Florida driver's license.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS. 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 disa-bilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to fin-ger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is oc-casionally required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vi-sion, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential func-tions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally ex-posed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become loud when performing duties in the field.


    Qualified applicants will be considered for vacancies without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by prevailing state and federal laws, regulations and ordinances.


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