Asst Superintendent Mechanical - 90001721 - Washington

Date: Apr 28, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20018

Company: Amtrak

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Position Summary:
The Assistant Superintendent Mechanical is responsible for assisting the Mechanical Superintendent with the overall
contract and operations management of Amtrak’s MOE agreement with MARC. The position supports the Superintendent
in achieving operations, service, financial and business goals for the commuter operation.
Essential Functions:
• Assists the Superintendent with the daytoday
management of all facets of the operation including leadership,
direction and coordination of commuter operations, train and terminal operations, terminal servicing, station
operations, environmental, safety, rules compliance and financial control
• Coordinates inspection and mechanical service activities with commuter, regional, and state organizations as
• Serves as a liaison for the Superintendent to coordinate with, support and provide information to agency executive
and management staff, city/county staff and officials, outside agencies, consultants, vendors and special interest
• Directs the strict implementation of maintenance alerts, FRA and FDA regulatory requirements, supplier
maintenance instructions and SMP's for the Amtrak/Commuter operation
• Implements inspection and servicing process improvements as appropriate to support geographical areas
• Implements inspection and mechanical service related safety plans and programs
• Assists and participates with crossfunctional
teams, including process focus teams, to ensure proper
management and control of project schedules, financials, and resources
• Assists and participates in the 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

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor Degree 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
• Demonstrated leadership experience
• Demonstrated experience communicating orally and in writing within the corporation and externally
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience related to safety program methodology and its application
• Some experience in project and inventory management; technical supervision; planning, organizing, and
scheduling for procedural and operational methods
• Some experience in budget and financial control; contract management
• Some process management experience
Minimum KSA's:
• Solid leadership and decisionmaking
• Solid organizational and problemsolving
• Proficient oral and written communication skills in combination to administer effective presentations
• Some knowledge of hospitality or travel industry operations
• Some knowledge of railway engineering regulatory requirements (i.e. AAR, AREMA, FTA, FDA, and FRA).
• Ability to recognize opportunities for change designed to address chronic issues and concerns
• PC skills including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software
• Ability to travel 10-20%

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

Requisition ID:50902
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Mechanical 
Relocation Offered:Yes 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

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All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing.   All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to 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.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 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, he/she will not 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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

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