Under the supervision of the Director Rail Infrastructure, the Superintendent Rail Infrastructure Engineering is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the structures, track and roadway system.
MAJOR DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and manage various infrastructure capital programs (Bridges, Culverts, Rail and Tie renewal, etc.)
Develop and manage the day to day execution of all approved capital programs
Ensure that work is completed safely and efficiently
Review and coordinate the numerous project requests as received from all rail divisions and ensure that these requests are prioritized, and that their completion provides a value-added component for the Company and the department’s viability in regards to long term sustainability
Develop and maintain a repository of critical documents/records of schedules for programs performed for each work season
Closely monitor hired contractors for compliance with contract documents and ensure service provided meets Ontario Northlands needs.
Plans, organizes, assigns duties and supervises to provide for the efficient, economical and successful completion of:
engineering design and specifications
surveying, drafting and cost estimating
contract administration and supervision of consultants
maintenance of engineering and other technical records
culvert and bridge engineering inspections
Work closely with the Superintendent Maintenance of Way in the timely and effective completion of all contract work, and in managing the completion of the tasks and demands that stem from contracted services such as track geometry and rail induction testing
Liaise with the District Managers and the Superintendent Maintenance of Way in developing a productive working environment that promotes teamwork and group success in maintenance standards and industry best practices
Work closely with the Superintendent Maintenance of Way in ensuring departmental needs are met without failures or duplication of services
Develop and maintain a plan for upcoming capital requirements required for maintaining the integrity of the rail infrastructure system
Actively participate in all facets of labour relations initiatives, including regular scheduled meetings, grievance responses, arbitrations, negotiations etc.
Respond to union concerns in a timely and courteous manner
Ten (10) years of railway operating experience in the Rail Infrastructure/Maintenance of Way field
Three (3) to five (5) years managerial experience
Capable of capital and operating Budget preparation and management
Committed to company health and safety
Possess excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, and influencing skills
Thorough technical and practical knowledge of railway standards and railway construction and maintenance practices
Working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation software
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Significant time and travel requirements are expected of this position
Subject to calls 24 hours, 7 days per week
Subject to work in all weather conditions and to travel over rough terrain, embankments and bridges to attend worksites and emergency situations
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Qualified individuals are invited to apply in writing with a current covering letter and resume (provided in one document), stating reference name and number.
Ontario Northland is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources.
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For more than 100 years, Ontario Northland has proudly provided reliable and efficient transportation solutions to the residence and businesses of Northern Ontario. Our 700 employees operate out of North Bay, Cochrane, Englehart and many more locations in Northeastern Ontario. The railway division ships over 27,000 carloads of freight each year for the leading businesses in the region. Ontario ...Northland also operates a passenger train between Moosonee and Cochrane providing reliable and comfortable travelling for people traveling to and from the James Bay Coast.