Director, Signals & Communication

Kyle Railroad Co.

Bradford, PA

•Write and enforce specifications and work procedures
•Deal with regulatory authorities
•Perform detailed safety assessments of road crossings of railway
•Establish maintenance-and-rehabilitation priority projects
•Carry out profitability analysis, take charge of third-party financing, and arrange plans and specifications for all related projects
•Plan, prepare, implement, and be accountable for operating and capital budgets
•Prepare cost estimate for signal and communication projects
•Investigate, coordinate, and implement all procurement related to assigned installation, maintenance, and inspection projects
•Review and analyze operating practices; provide recommendations and follow-up
•Prepare various reports and ratios for senior management
•Promote rail safety in all applicable forums
•Manage other projects and perform other duties as assigned

•Technical and regulatory railroad knowledge
•Good computer skills in CAD, Microsoft, and specialized railroad-signal software (e.g., data event recorder, railway crossing controller, and wayside detector controller)
•Knowledge of HXP, SSCC3+, SEAR2, GCP3000, SERVO, STC, AEI reader, and radio communication systems
•Knowledge of enterprise data systems, including Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains), RMI, and e-procurement
•Good oral and written communication skills in English
•Knowledge of safety procedures
•Process orientation
•Decision quality
•Ability to manage across organizational boundaries
•Organizational knowledge
•Planning and organizing
•Teamwork and cooperation

•Bachelor’s degree in electro-mechanics or related field, and at least seven to ten years of railroad operating supervisory experience
•Experience in Class 1 railroad signal installation and signal design preferred
•CROR and GCOR qualification

This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.

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