Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

  • Asst. General Train Foreman

    Job Locations US-AZ-WILLIAMS
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/28/2018 5:52 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Railway Operations
  • Overview

    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.
    • First Aid/CPR certification is preferred.
    • Bi-lingual English/Spanish skills is preferred 


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