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OmniTRAX Track Foreman in Borger, Texas

Description

The Track Foreman installs, repairs and maintains railroad track on specified territory of railroad. Oversees and supervises daily work activities for track construction and maintenance crew in compliance with Federal Railroad Association (FRA) and company procedures and policies. Ensures safe completion of work activities to meet customer expectations and company objectives.

The Track Foreman demonstrates and adheres to the company values of: safety, honesty, ownership, respect and teamwork to ensure successful partnership with customers and employees that result in OmniTRAX’s continued success.

COMPENSATION and BENEFITS:

  • Hourly Starting Pay: $26.09 per hour

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Eligible for Overtime

  • Eligible for Participation - Annual Discretionary Bonus

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operation and the Federal Railroad Association (FRA)

  • Promote and support the safety program and safety goals for all Maintenance of Way groups on the railroad

  • Identify or locate track defect, develop repair plan; identify materials, tools, equipment and personnel resources; ensure successful repairs made and documented

  • Oversee and supervise daily work of crews and comply with the FRA 213 and 214 track safety standards

  • Supervise the operations of hand-tools and powered tools to perform construction and maintenance tasks with railroad tracks

  • Work with other employees to re-rail trains using necessary equipment

  • Drive company vehicles; operate Backhoe, Grapple Truck, Boom Truck, Regulator and Tamper

  • Conduct job activity briefings with the crew; ensure subordinates are familiar with the duties

  • Perform CDL work to meet qualifications of the FMCSA Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Subpart B: Qualification and Disqualification of Drivers and other regulations as applicable, including but not limited to, Part 391.11

    OTHER DUTIES

  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries

  • Wear required protective equipment such as: hard hats, hearing protection, safety-toe boots or safety glasses

  • Maintain DOT qualifications

  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime and various shift work

  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Guide and direct subordinates, instilling pride, personal development, team production and promotion of the organization's products and services

  • Assist in interviewing, hiring, discipline, and training processes for new employees

  • Ensure responsibilities of all subordinates are defined and understood

  • Set the example, create and lead the culture of mutual respect, cooperation and attention to detail for employees to deliver profitable execution on business goals

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • 18 years of age or older

  • 1-2 years’ track maintenance experience

  • Operate hand tools, including: wrenches, sockets, screwdrivers, measuring tapes etc.

  • Operate power tools and hydraulic equipment, including: portable grinders, rail saws, spike pullers, track wrench machines, power drills, track jack

  • Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions

  • Read and follow safety manuals, operating and maintenance instructions, test materials, drawings, schematics, and procedure manuals, gauges and dials on precision measuring tools

  • Basic shop math concepts to calculate figures and amounts such as: area, circumference, length, distance, and volume

  • Write legibly to complete routine reports, and complete required testing

  • Pass written examinations on the safe operations of trains and maintenance of way standards

  • Familiar with Roadway Workers’ Protection (RWP)

  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office; learn and use track inspection data management software

  • Effectively communicate with all level of employees and business associates in a clear, concise and professional manner

  • Demonstrate problem solving and troubleshooting skills resulting in effective resolution

  • Professional integrity and accountability

  • Work in fast-paced, collaborative environment

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

  • Valid State Driver’s License - CDL (or attain one within 90 days); pass medical certification and Drivers Qualification File, pass DOT Drug & Alcohol testing

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience in Rail Transportation, Supply Chain Logistics, Manufacturing and/or Oil & Gas industries

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Experience with ENSCO or other Track Inspection data management software(s)

    PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

  • Qualify in Track Inspection as required by FRA

  • Roadway Worker Protection Qualified

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather: snow, rain, heat, and sub-freezing temps

    TRAVEL

  • Daily travel as needed during scheduled work hours

OmniTRAX is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. All new hires are required to successfully complete a post-offer employment test which includes a medical and physical evaluation related to the physical requirements and the essential functions of the job, as well as a drug screen and criminal background check.

Fulfilling a role in an industry that keeps this country running isn’t the only reason to work for OmniTRAX. We offer competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, vacation, sick days, holidays, a 401(k) retirement plan with a match, and other voluntary benefits.

OmniTRAX is proud to be an EEO/Veteran/Disability employer.

To keep employees safe, we are providing masks, gloves, sanitizer, wipes, and PPE, as well as taking all necessary precautions required by the CDC, Federal, State and local governments.

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