The Assistant General Foreman assists in the oversight of daily functions of PM Carman and Car Cleaner Crew. This position is responsible to fill-in for General Foreman in his/her absence.
Fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values.
The Asst. General Foreman will spend ample time planning and communicating with employees and then executing the plan safely and efficiently.
Work is performed in all types of inclement weather conditions.
Oversee switching, inspection, maintenance and repair of railway cars and locomotives in a safe and efficient manner.
Oversee the cleaning operations to ensure train cars meet expectations of the cleanliness standard, and are presentable for passengers.
Accurately prepare necessary forms and reports associated with car and/or locomotive inspection and repair.
Effectively plan appropriation of labor. Maintain daily record of ongoing and completed work on PM report.
Ensure that work is being completed in a timely and accurate manner.
Ensure appropriate individuals are made aware of any delays in completing work.
Ensure equipment is positioned for inspection, repair and testing to meet the needs of the shift.
Responsible for scheduling staff; which is influenced by ongoing business demand.
The Asst. General Foreman may be called in to work extra shifts and overtime.
Provide recommendations to the General Foreman and/or Trainmaster regarding employee’s considered for promotion to higher grade in craft.
Ensure that staff is adhering and in compliance with all prescribed Company, statutory/regulatory policies and procedures regarding worker safety, vehicle operation, risk management, HAZMAT, HAZCOM, DOT and FRA regulations.
Ensure that staff is adhering to all prescribed Environmental Management Systems (EMS) policies and corporate commitments to maintain ISO 14001 goals and guidelines.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum 2 years previous railroad experience.
Must have experience of supervising, directing, or being a team leader, with strong leadership and mentoring abilities.
Must possess a valid and clear Arizona Driver’s License and comply GCR Special Instructions and the Xanterra/GCR Vehicle Policy.
Current or previous Locomotive Engineer Certification is preferred.