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Deputy General Manager, Operations

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: San Diego, CA, US

Deputy General Manager, Operations-TAME-USSD01839622


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.
At Bombardier, 70,000 employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Based in Oceanside, CA, the Deputy General Manager, Operations will be responsible for the operation of the COASTER and SPRINTER rail services, including the Base Service Plan, Routine Schedule Changes, Modified Consist Size, Modified Schedules, Construction Schedules, Special Trains, and Additions, Changes, and Reductions to Base Service Plan.

In your role you will:

- Manage the Staffing plan for dispatch, train operations, including how train crew extra board requirements will be met and scheduled, and the availability of train crews for Special Trains and/or Additional Scheduled Service.
- Manage the training, qualification and certification of dispatch, train crews, including, but not limited to: General Code of Operating Rules, Timetable/Special Instructions, Conductor Customer Service Training and Conductor familiarity with the requirements and responsibilities of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).
- Ensures safe, efficient train operation services to NCTD; CFR and rules compliance; communications, including routine and unusual-occurrence passenger announcements and interaction with HTSI train dispatchers; and defect reporting.
- Ensures that train crews (consisting of at least one certified Engineer and one certified Conductor) are properly trained and qualified and periodically retrained and/or re-qualified as required by regulation, law, and/or accepted railroad industry practice and the Contract with NCTD as revised and amended over time. Responsible for drafting, establishing, providing and documenting the necessary and required training programs for all employees working on COASTER and SPRINTER.
- Ensures the dispatching department provides the services of train dispatching, internal and external paging; maintenance access control; and overall rail corridor traffic management services CFR and rules compliance.
- Responds to and resolves emergencies including service interruptions and service recovery. Ensures supervisory transportation staff are on-call during all hours of service operations and available to respond to emergencies. Provides a schedule and contact information of the pre-approved responders to NCTD, with immediate updates when schedule changes are made.


As our ideal candidate:

- You will have a Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Engineering or related field.
- You will have at least 7 years of recent experience (i.e., within the past 15 years) in freight, commuter, DMU, or intercity passenger rail services operated under Title 49 Chapter II, Parts 200-268 (FRA) of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations and American Public Transit Association (APTA) safety standards and regulations or equivalent international railroad standards.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.

Job: General Management
Primary Location: US-CA-San Diego
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
09.01.2019, 11:29:35 AM

Unposting Date
08.02.2019, 11:59:00 PM

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

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