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Title: Director of Evaluation
Company: Amtrak
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 115267
Director of Evaluation - 90255732

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

Incumbent will lead multiple teams that oversee quality assurance, internal audit, train data functions (TOQA), and efficiency testing system (SPARTN). Responsibilities include ensuring Amtrak’s operational and environmental internal audit teams are trained and perform their duties in accordance with Amtrak policies and procedures. The position requires experience in coordinating with federal and state regulators to ensure all required reporting and coordination is in compliance with standards. Responsible for coordinating strategic effort in integrating train data; to include positive train control (PTC) data and other onboard train systems to capture and analyze for compliance to standards. Incumbent will oversee the efficiency testing system team and the system of record (SPARTN) to ensure proper reporting and analysis as directed and required.

  • Master’s degree in management or related field

  • 10-years experience in a transportation regulatory environment

  • 5-years experience working with a safety management system (SMS)

  • Experience working with federal regulators on compliance and safety issues

  • Strong writing, briefing, and presentation skills

  • Strong technical knowledge and expertise in quality assurance, audit, and safety

  • Experience in data analysis

  • 5-10 years managing in a division level environment

  • Able to travel 25% of the time

  • System safety and analysis experience

  • Transportation experience at a management level

  • Responsible for data analysis of TOQA/FOQA or other data reporting functions

Requisition ID: 40741

Posting Location: Delaware

Job Family/Function: Safety & Security

Relocation Offered: Yes

Travel Requirements: Up to 25%

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

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. 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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