Superintendent II Mechanical - 90277111 - Beech Grove

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Beech Grove, IN, US, 46107

Company: Amtrak

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The Mechanical Superintendent has responsibility and oversight for the activities associated with car shops, locomotive shops, repair-in-place tracks and Service & Inspection terminals for the Beech Grove backshops. In addition, the position serves as mechanical point ofcontact for multiple state supported services and contracts in the division.


  • Within functional area of responsibility:
  • Oversees and directs from conceptual design to project implementation and close-out, the planning, development, integration, estimating, scheduling,and management of resources required to accomplish all aspects of short and long range inspection and mechanical service activities within scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Coordinates inspection and mechanical service activities with internal constituencies such as Transportation Operations and Rolling Stock Engineeringand local commuter, regional, and state organizations as appropriate.
  • Directs the strict implementation of maintenance alerts, FRA and FDA regulatory requirements, supplier maintenance instructions and SMPs.
  • Implements inspection and servicing process improvements as appropriate to support geographically and temporarily extended areas.
  • Develops and implements inspection and mechanical service-related safety plans and programs.
  • Provides guidance and direction to cross-functional teams, including process focus teams, to ensure proper management and control of inspection and mechanical service project schedules, financials, and resources.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of goals and objectives required to safely and efficiently complete inspection and mechanical service programs and projects within scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Monitors the status of materials procurement and ensures proper materials installation.
  • Monitors productivity to ensure efficient resource utilization and makes adjustments and procedural changes as required.
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or in a related field or the equivalent combination of education and training/experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of railway and rail transit rolling stock to include extensive servicing, repair and maintenance program experience.
  • 11+ or more years of relevant experience (15 or more years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree)
  • Demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in project and inventory management; technical supervision; quality control; planning, organizing, and scheduling forprocedural and operational methods.
  • Demonstrated experience in budget and financial control; contract management.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating orally and in writing within the corporation and externally.
  • Demonstrated process management experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience related to safety program methodology and its application.


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or in a related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of domestic and international railway engineering regulatory requirements

Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:71962
Posting Location(s):Indiana
Job Family/Function:Mechanical 
Relocation Offered:Yes 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

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All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

POSTING NOTES: Mechanical || Engineering & Mechanical