Xanterra Travel Collection

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Asst. General Train Foreman

Xanterra Travel Collection - Williams, Arizona

Posted: 12/5/2018


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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