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Los Angeles CA Full Time Posted by: Bombardier Posted: Friday, 26 June 2020
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location



Los Angeles/Pomona, California


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Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. Bombardier ECO4 technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance.

We are looking for a Trainmaster for Los Angeles or Pomona, CA area. We are currently in the bid phase and if selected as the successful contractor, Bombardier will begin the contract Fall 2020.

In your role as a Locomotive Engineer, you will:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervise and coordinates the activities of train crews. Provide oversight and direction to the crews in accordance with the all federal laws and Company's policies and procedures.

Promote the Company safety initiative. Instill a culture of safety.

Conduct efficiency tests, check rides, stop tests, and other types of performance evaluations according to company practices to determine the effectiveness of training and to monitor rules compliance.

Ensure the daily operating plan is properly executed as required by the train crews.

Prevent personal injuries and accidents by actively and aggressively promoting employee habits, attributes, and behavior with a goal of avoiding accidents/injuries.

Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards, and disciplinary action with the assistance of Human Resources, when necessary, in accordance with the Company policies.

Ensure compliance with all U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, and Company safety and operating rules through personal observation of train crews and other departments.

Initiate and provide an accurate, complete, and timely investigation of all accidents and incidents, including causes, remedial action, and recommended solutions.

Reduce crossing incidents.

Download event recorders and review train handling practices with crews.

Maintain accurate reports and records as required by the Company, FRA, and other governing agencies.

Since trains run day and night, this position will require work on days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays and willingness to travel is a must. This position is required to be a first-responder to any accident or incident.

Other duties as assigned by the Company.



To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Complete ability to interpret and understand FRA, GCOR, On-Track Worker Safety Rules, and Company rules and procedures.

Proficient with computer systems including Microsoft Office Suite and various locomotive download programs.

Interpersonal skills; ability to resolve conflict; ability to balance team and individual responsibilities.

Demonstrate supervisory skills including decision making, delegating work assignments, providing recognition, motivating others, and improving processes. Ability to adapt and teach to different learning styles.

Strong oral and written communication (through various means); ability to speak and write clearly and informatively.

Ability to maintain professionalism and approach others in a tactful manner.

Ability to make independent judgments using sound reasoning skills and knowledge base.

Ability to react well under pressure in high-stressed situations; accept responsibility for own actions.

Dependability and follow through on commitments. Maintain high initiative and ability to self-direct many tasks.

Observe all safety and security procedures; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properly.

Strong attention to detail and a high level of analytical skills. Ability to establish priorities and meet multiple deadlines.

Ability to keep a clean and safe work environment.

Ability to build harmonious relationships with your colleagues (subordinates and supervisors).

Physical Requirements:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the physical demands listed below.

Medium to heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally


Ability to talk and hear accurately in person, via the telephone, or via two-way radio.

Ability to step on and off equipment safely and work and balance from ladders to perform tasks.

Ability to walk the length of trains on uneven ground and safely ride the side of railcars.


Work in cramped, confined, enclosed, or awkward places

Demonstrate auditory and visual acuity/tracking/inspection

Must meet color vision and hearing requirements as described in the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Regulations

Work Environment:

Employee will be regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, loud noise, dust, irritants, fumes, fuel odor, uneven ground, and other outdoor weather conditions. Employee will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, reflective vests, safety boots, hearing protection and gloves where the Company requires.

Education and Training/Employment Conditions:

High School Diploma/GED required.

At least 3 years of work experience in the railroad industry is required. 1 year supervisory experience is required.

Been a certified Locomotive Engineer for at least 3 years.

Ability to become a certified DSLE. Must be able to fulfill requirements for obtaining and maintaining engineer certification.

Must possess a valid and active driver's license. Ability to drive Company vehicle per insurance and Company requirements.

Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries

Wear protective equipment including hearing protection, safety-toe boots, or safety glasses

Complete annual training and pass safety operating rules examination

Federal regulations require random testing for drugs and/or alcohol

Must pass all required assessments

Must pass a background screening

Will require a pre-employment drug screening

Must not have been barred from employment, on another rail system, whether operated by Contractor or not, or from operation of intercity passenger rail service by a host railroad on that railroad's lines.

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

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity.

Job: Technical Services
Primary Location: US-CA-Los Angeles
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
18.06.2020, 3:20:31 PM

Unposting Date: 31.07.2020, 11:59:00 PM

Los Angeles CA, United States of America
6/26/2020 1:39:00 AM

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