Transit Systems 2018-04-17 2018-05-07

Signal Maintenance Supervisor

Company: Denver Transit Operators View more listings
Location: Denver, Colorado
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 102626

The Signal Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the maintenance, testing and repair of the commuter rail train control and signal system in accordance with state regulations and FRA regulations. Directs and organizes daily work crew activities to assure safe and reliable operation of the commuter rail system.

Description of Duties:

  • Assigns and directs the work crew by managing the inspection, testing, maintenance and repair of commuter rail crossings and signal systems

  • Provides guidance and clear expectations to work crew and holds all employees accountable for work product and adherence of all guidelines, polices and regulations

  • Performs efficiency testing of work crew and provides guidance, feedback, coaching and mentoring

  • Prepares reports and written procedures for system inspections and preventative maintenance, including but not limited to, filing FRA credible reports of crossing malfunctions, hours of service, PM compliance and special projects

  • Maintains timely and accurate records of inspections, repairs, calibration tests in RailDocs and AssetWorks LinearFocus module

  • Oversees testing and repair of faulty equipment by applying knowledge to diagnose cause of malfunction

  • Reviews and analyzes maintenance activity reports for trends in repairs, equipment failures and parts usage to determine if corrective action is needed

  • Schedules required safety inspections and tests of train control and signal equipment

  • Assists with workplace investigations by determining cause and implementing corrective actions

  • Reads, understands and interprets schematics, service and safety manuals, electrical drawings and circuit operations

  • Adheres to all rules, regulations, standard operating procedures, and contractual obligations governing day-to-day operations

  • Complete all other duties as assigned

  • High School diploma or GED required; Associates degree in electrical, electronic or other job related field highly preferred

  • 3 years or more experience in electrical, railroad signaling and train control inspection or maintenance and repair required

  • 2 years or more experience in a leadership position working in a maintenance and repair environment required

  • Ability to comply with all safety rules and instructions including the use of proper personal protective equipment

  • Ability to work under tight schedules and deadlines while maintaining system quality and reliability

  • Ability to instruct and cross train staff on inspections, maintenances, testing and repair assignments

  • Ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work on non-scheduled emergency call outs outside of assigned work hours

  • Must be able to work outside in variable weather conditions

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record

  • Must pass a pre-employment physical examination

  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and successfully pass a pre-employment background check, drug and alcohol screening and be willing to comply with the DTO Drug and Alcohol Policy

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Applicants who are authorized to work in the US will only be considered for this position. DTO is an equal opportunity employer.

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