The Road Foreman is responsible for the overall supervision, training, certifying, and efficiency testing of railroad personal.
Fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values.
Required to learn and safely operate diesel & steam railroad locomotives and all related equipment efficiently.
Responsible for organizing, developing, maintaining, and presenting training materials for railroad personal to comply with ACC, FRA, and Grand Canyon Railway standards for certifications of all rail road personal.
Will need to travel to mainline locations, the South Rim, and yard facilities at least once a week for inspection of operations. Observe and test railroad personal in daily process, procedures and safety.
Maintains level of acceptable performance, to complete tasks in a professional, productive and efficient manner.
Maintaining Locomotive Engineer and Conductor certifications.
Maintains and complies with the GCOR and all applicable federal laws and regulations.
Initiates and completes the required documentation and files mandated by FRA, ACC, & Xanterra for certification of Engineers, Fireman, Conductors, and Foreman & Carmen.
Completes responsibilities in a manner that will ensure the quality and safety of our guests’ experience.
The Road Foreman of Engines will be required to qualify and work as Engineer, Fireman, Conductor, Carman, or other positions based on individual qualifications and staffing requirements.
Will be responsible for analyzing data from locomotive event recorders.
Other duties as assigned
Current or previous certified locomotive engineer with 3 years’ operating and safety rules experience; including working knowledge of 49 Code of Federal Regulations, specifically Parts 217, 240, 242, 214.
Must be a certified steam locomotive engineer within 2 year of acceptance of position.
Must have two years of supervising, directing, or being a team leader, with strong leadership and mentoring abilities.
Must possess a valid/clear Arizona Driver’s License in order to comply with Xanterra Parks & Resorts and GCR vehicle /equipment operation policy.
Previous railroad experience as Steam Engineer, Fireman, Conductor, and MOW operations.