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Dir Voluntary Safety Reporting Programs - 90251620 - Washington

Washington, DC 20004

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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.

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The Director Voluntary Safety Reporting Programs will develop, direct, and support the implementation of Amtrak Voluntary Safety Reporting Programs in support of Amtraks Safety Management System (SMS). This position provides technical safety-related oversight, guidance and support to employees, departments, and contractor stakeholders to facilitate voluntary reporting of safety concerns to develop corrective and preventive actions to reduce workplace risk. The position serves as a subject matter expert in the administration of a Just Culture in the railroad environment. Additionally, the position will be responsible for a variety of promotion activities across the enterprise. The promotion activities will include both planned events and the distribution of communications that raise awareness around Amtrak's SMS and drive engagement at each level.

Uses knowledge and skill applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues related to safety events in the railroad operating environment. Oversees and supports voluntary safety reporting programs including but not limited to: Confidential Close Call Reporting (C3RS) programs, Engineering Department Voluntary Safety Reporting programs, safety hotline, safety report emails, etc.
Oversees Peer Review Teams (PRTs) and Event Review Committees (ERCs) to classify events by applying experience and comprehensive knowledge of voluntary safety reporting systems to analyze and evaluate incidents involving Amtrak operations, systems, and procedures. Applies experience analyzing and evaluating incidents and events to identify causal factor relationships found in the data
Applies knowledge of organizational change, safety culture, systems safety, safety management system (SMS) concepts and practices to develop and propose innovative approaches to solve complex problems related to railroad operations
Applies skill and experience adapting analytical techniques to recommend improvements in the execution of critical safety processes and programs
Performs qualitative and quantitative risk assessments and utilizes safety assessments, accident/injury trend analyses, safety performance data and input from other groups to identify potential safety deficiencies and corrective actions
Partners with operations and labor staff in accident/injury and near miss investigations, risk reduction initiatives and hazard elimination analyses. Participates as needed in the investigation of reported incidents by the PRT/ERC
Partners with labor/management and VSRP teams to identify and eliminate potential safety hazards
Plans, organizes, and executes safety events throughout the year to promote engagement at all levels
Establishes methods and means to routinely and effectively communicate safety messaging across the organization
Maintains a working liaison with regulatory agencies, advocacy organizations, and contractors
Provides guidance and support to Operations Leadership Managers, and Front-Line Supervisors with regard to the implementation of Just Culture initiatives
Works in collaboration with enterprise wide stakeholders to imbed Just Culture principles into training, communications, and processes

Bachelors Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Operations Management, Business Administration, Engineering, Transportation or equivalent, OR equivalent combination of education and experience required, including 7-10 years relevant work experience
Working knowledge of FRA safety regulations including voluntary safety programs
Excellent presentation and oral, written and presentation communication skills
Effective facilitation, coordination, and interpersonal skills
Excellent management and leadership skills
Five years' experience in a safety-related capacity or position
Three years' experience in a safety management position responsible for safety program development
Strong, state of the art knowledge of safety regulations, policies, and programs; injury prevention programs
Ability to analyze, interpret, summarize, communicate, and act on quantitative and qualitative data
Self-motivated and able to work independently
Demonstrated abilities to interface and coordinate with stakeholders, including division and department management, supervision, and labor as well as regulators, vendors and contractors

Advanced Degree in safety, engineering or a technical or physical science
Ten years experience in a safety-related capacity or position

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:63324
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology
Relocation Offered:No
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.Marijuana,notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe 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.

POSTING NOTES: Information Technology|| Corporate Jobs



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-07-14 Expires: 2021-08-13

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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