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AVP DCMO Fleet Programs - 90297522 - Wilmington

Wilmington, DE 19801

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas 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?

The AVP DCMO Fleet Programs has enterprise-wide responsibility and oversight of all Fleet acquisition, modification, and capital maintenance program Initiative, activities, processes and results emanating from various functions designed to enhance equipment that will positively and continuously impact customer satisfaction.

Position directs and oversees the strategic direction, project management and contracts with vendors and internal production services. The position will drive mechanical fleet program efficiency and quality, maximize cost reductions, and achieve department-specific service, operational, and financial goals.

Oversees the development and implementation of fleet acquisition and life cycle maintenance plans and programs designed to improve reliability and customer experience.
Directs from conceptual design to project implementation and close-out, the planning, development, integration, estimating, and management of resources required to accomplish all aspects of short- and long-range mechanical servicing programs system-wide within scope, schedule, and budget.
Establishes and maintains internal and external relationships and partnerships required to accomplish business goals and objectives.
Guides technical design and operating sub-departments in the development, evaluation, and implementation of mechanical fleet programs, systems, policies, practices and procedures which ensure efficient use of resources and adherence to Amtrak business plans.
Coordinates the development of mechanical specifications, procedures and quality standards compliant with manufacturer manuals, service contracts, and regulatory requirements.
Executes against divisional operating and capital budgets and provides program status updates as appropriate.
Ensures compliance with business plans and certifications
Interfaces with local management to facilitate the utilization of Mechanical resources to execute program requirements
Develops strategic business plans by partnering with other departments as appropriate.
Oversees assigned business processes within the Mechanical Department and ensures development of the applicable plans, establishment of KPIs while ensuring adequate resources are assigned.
Leads and develops talent through effective performance management, talent evaluation, and by filling open positions with the appropriate mix of internal promotions and external recruitment to satisfy near-term performance, longer-term succession needs; ensures the organization has the necessary outstanding talent to deliver on Amtrak strategic goals; builds team reflecting Amtraks diversity initiatives and invests in the growth and development of direct reports and other talent in their organization; actively involved in cross-functional moves and talent planning.

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field or the equivalent combination of education, skills, and training/experience.
15 years experience that includes including multiple years in a senior-level leadership capacity.
Relevant, demonstrated progressive management experience in the railway transportation industry.
Demonstrated structured approach to Strategic Initiatives and Project Management
Demonstrated experience with budget and financial controls, industrial relations, service contract negotiations, process reengineering, six sigma, lean and continuous improvement methodology, safety management, and operational line experience in railway mechanical terminal operations or a rolling stock maintenance environment.
Strong leadership, decision-making, and team-building skills.
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in combination to administer effective presentations.
Ability to recognize opportunities for change and effectively facilitate change including development of innovative approaches designed to address chronic issues and concerns while garnering support and acceptance of the change effort.
Demonstrated knowledge of hospitality or travel industry operations
Proficient in applicable railway industry and state and/or federal regulatory requirements, including but not limited to AAR, FRA, EPA, OSHA.
Demonstrated knowledge of railway engineering regulatory requirements (i.e. AAR, AREMA, FTA, FDA, and FRA).
PC skills including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software.

Masters Degree in Engineering or a related field
Continuous Improvement Certification (ex., Six Sigma)
Professional Engineers License
Project Management Certification

Constantly works long hours as required; works extended hours and is required to be on-call and available on an emergency basis.
Constantly works in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment with frequently changing priorities.
Frequently works in crisis situations requiring fast, long-reaching decisions based on incomplete information/data.
Frequently works inside a climate-controlled environment but will occasionally work outdoors and be subject to adverse weather conditions and fumes or airborne particles.
Frequently handles multiple projects simultaneously.
Frequently subject to travel throughout the country as required (e.g., via airplane, train, automobile).

Requisition ID:67481
Posting Location(s):Delaware
Job Family/Function:Mechanical
Relocation Offered:Yes
Travel Requirements:Up to 50%

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.

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|| Corporate Jobs



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-09-14 Expires: 2021-10-14

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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