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CSX Manager Train Operations - Selkirk, NY in SELKIRK, New York

Title: Manager Train Operations - Selkirk, NY

Location: United States-NY-SELKIRK

Job Number: 046870

Job Summary
A CSX Manager of Train Operations (MTO) will capitalize on fluidity through supplying efficient movement of traffic across the line of road and yard by developing, organizing, and executing the operating plan in a safe and cost effective manner. The MTO will be responsible for the deliverables and results of safety, service, productivity and financial metrics. Collaborate efforts with Engineering, Mechanical, other terminal and field management personnel, Crew Management, and Operations Center in the handling of crews and operations to make decisions towards the goal of safety, asset utilization, cost control and effectively leading and developing people.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Manage for steady improvement in safety of all T&E employees. Perform safety observations, collect safety performance data, conduct safety, and operating rules classes. Perform quality efficiency and operational tests on a regular basis, document performance, and submit data promptly and accurately.
  • Accountable for deliverables and results of safety, service, productivity, financial metrics and adherence to corporate values, which includes compliance with regulatory environment.
  • Build and lead an agile high performing team including determination of optimal numbers, recruitment, and development.
  • Lead the execution and implementation of the daily yard-terminal/road operating plan in a safe and cost effective manner which maximizes fluidity and Trip Plan Compliance.
  • Grow yard/road fluidity and productivity as a result of identifying and applying innovative ideas.
  • Develop and communicate the plan for managing local resources.
  • Maximize asset utilization and cost control by providing results aligning with performance and financial metrics.
  • Coordinate activities related to derailments and other service disruptions. Investigate and determine cause to ensure future train accident prevention.
  • Accountable for full understanding of business requirements and service commitments.
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager

Knowledge and Skills
  • Railroad industry knowledge
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to drive a culture of safety and accountability
  • Personal leadership skills
  • CSX yard systems skills
  • Knowledge of CSX operating rules
  • Mainframe systems skills
The CSX Leadership Model is the foundation of our Talent Strategy and is what drives CSX performance. CSX accordingly selects and develops talent based on each of the following: producing results, creating change, and inspiring excellence.

Job Requirements
  • Available to report to work with two-hour advance notice
  • Different shifts as assigned in a 24 hour/7 days a week operation (incl working weekends)
  • Hours which include rotating on-call responsibilities which may be outside standard hours
  • May be required to complete a background check
  • Wear protective equipment (such as welding shields, hard hat, hearing protection)
  • Work with hazardous materials on an occasional basis
  • Work hours may vary in length and schedule (may include a non-standard work week)
  • Work outside in all weather conditions
Safety Commitment
Guided by a policy of ensuring the safety of our employees, our customers and the communities we serve, CSX works relentlessly to prevent accidents and injuries. When a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers and the communities. In line with our commitment to safety, the applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete medical screenings and a background check.

About CSX
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Closing Statement
At CSX, two of our five Guiding Principles are Valuing and Developing Employees as well as Operating Safely. We are committed to offering our team members the most competitive compensation and benefits package available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible.

CSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the EEO is Law poster.

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CSX Transportation and its subsidiaries are not seeking outside assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies or search firms for employment or contractor opportunities. Any resumes submitted by an outside vendor to any employee at CSX via e-mail, Internet, or directly to hiring managers without a valid written search agreement in place with the Talent Acquisition / HR department will be deemed the sole property of CSX. No placement fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired as a result of the referral, or through other means.