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NJ Transit Manager, NLR Budgets & Materials

Location: Newark
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Forbes List of America s Best Employers 2021Move forward with us! At NJ TRANSIT, you Ill join us in transforming the third-largest transportation agency in North America. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable service that gets our customers to their destinations on time-and we're looking to hire talented folks with a love of learning to make it all possibleRoles and ResponsibilitiesManages assigned staff in the operation of trains and track car movements to assure adherence to established schedules and operating safety rules. Ensures the LRT Control Room staff delivers safe LRT and Track-car movements. Responsible for the movement and protection of workers/equipment within Newark Light Rail trackage.Coordinates as required, with appropriate Mechanical/Maintenance personnel regarding the status of inspection/cleaning of equipment, maintenance/repair/upkeep of infrastructures/facilities within NLR jurisdiction to ensure that daily service requirements are met. Monitors and controls the defect card system. Identifies, reports and records trends, and develops action plans to correct negative patterns relating to operating practices, delays, accidents, vandalism, complaints, equipment, bridge, signal and power failures, adverse weather conditions , safety hazards in the work environment resulting from and any other disturbance affecting the operations of trains. Coordinates with other departments within NLR and NJ TRANSIT to review and recommend service changes and implement new schedules.Administers policy and procedures that affect the movement of trains, employees and passengers within assigned locations via Notices, Special Instructions, Track Permits, Bulletins, General Orders, control of employee files, Random D & A testing, Revenue Audits.Conducts first-step grievance hearings; coordinates the handling of labor grievances to ensure that grievance hearings are conducted according to the collective bargaining agreement; consults with Labor Relations and Union Representatives for the resolution of penalty time claims and disputes. Reviews results of labor investigations, and carries out discipline as required.Conducts or participates in NLR related accident/incident investigation reviews, including analysis of vehicle and signal downloads and other relevant materials, and completes a post accident/incident report in conjunction with other NLR incident investigation team members and Safety department personnel.Manages the activities of assigned employees during service disruptions, including derailments, equipment failures, power outages, weather emergencies, etc.Motivates, trains, and counsels personnel, reviews performance to ensure adherence to the Safety Rules and NLR Rules for Operation and Maintenance, maintains corresponding policies and regulations. Reviews, updates, and initiates corrective actions to the Operating Rules and/or Standard Emergency Operating procedures, General Orders, Bulletins, Notices, and Special Instructions as necessary.Monitors expenditures, manages manpower and overtime and participates in the development of the budget.Assures that proper documentation of LRT movements and MOW activities are recorded in an accurate manner. Coordinates with Bus Operations for to ensure Substitute Bus services are met in accordance with the Emergency Operation procedures. Ensures that the LRT Control Room staff deliver safe movement of freight trains over NLR tracks, and monitors compliance with hazardous material regulations.Ensures NLR Operations personnel (management and field salary employees) are proficient with all computer programs necessary to keep NLR in full compliance with established procedures (e.g., payroll systems, VMIS, SCADA, Emergency Ventilation, Train Control, Support-Force, lost and found, discipline systems) and all new technologies to be implemented in the future.Education, Experience and Qualifications:High school diploma or equivalent, and eight (8) years of public transit operations experience, with six (6) years of progressive supervisory experience in public railway transit operations; Light Rail or Commuter Rail operating experience is desired, but not required. Must be proficient in MS software applications, particularly WORD and Excel. Must be available to work various hours/shifts; however, the primary hours for this position will be late evening/night, with possibility of a permanent tour on Saturdays and/or Sundays depending on prevailing needs. Must be able to respond to NLR Incidents/Accidents as needed on 24-hours basis, 7-days a week. Baccalaureate degree in Transportation, Business Administration, Engineering or related area is desired.At NJ Transit you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefit package: Comprehensive Family Health Insurance - Prescription, Dental, Vision Flexible Spending Account Life Insurance Paid Leave401(a), 401(k)Retirement Plans - up to 9% match Tuition Assistance QualifiedTransportation Expense Plan (QTE) At NJ Transit we support and depend upon the diversity of our staff. NJ TRANSIT is an EqualOpportunity Employer.

Keywords: NJ TRANSIT, Newark , NJ Transit Manager, NLR Budgets & Materials, Accounting, Auditing , Newark, New Jersey

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