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Superintendent Maintenance - WMATA Silver Line

Date: Jan 9, 2019


Superintendent Maintenance - WMATA Silver Line-TAME-USVI01851124




About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.


Based in Virginia, US, you will be responsible to ensure maintenance, safety and regulatory compliance of rail vehicles. You will manage a vehicle maintenance and inventory functions through staff and subordinates. You will also capture revenue through additional project work as assigned by the General Manager.

In your role you will:

- Be responsible for revenue earnings through achieving WMATA contract objectives;
- Contribute to team objectives by ensuring required number of rail vehicles are available to run safely, thereby maximizing revenue potential;
- Develop and monitor effectiveness of preventative maintenance programs on vehicle equipment; Coordinate trouble-shooting and emergency repair efforts of equipment;
- Participate in budget setting and forecasts departmental and capital needs;
- Direct the vehicle department through management of staff and subordinates;
- Develop staff through mentorship, training and PMP process of goal setting and feedback;
- Participate in hiring, retention and disciplinary processes;
- Identify and remove barriers effecting employee performance;
- Be responsible for safety compliance of employees;
- Find, price, bid and complete capital upgrade programs on vehicles to capture additional revenue; Coordinate and assign work internally or externally for completion;
- Monitor vehicle deficiencies and failures;
- Work with BTNA (Bombardier Transportation North America) for proper credit and resolution of vehicle warranty issues, and completion of agreed modifications of vehicles.


As our ideal candidate:

- You hold a Bachelor’s Degree or a specialized industrial training in railway operations, safety and regulatory compliance;
- You have eight (8) to twelve (12) years of experience in Engineering of Transit and Rail Management;
- You possess knowledge of MS Office and Maximo;
- You have excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken.

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

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Job: Production/Assembly/Maintenance
Primary Location: US-Virginia
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
11.01.2019, 9:19:15 AM

Unposting Date
10.02.2019, 11:59:00 PM

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