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PTC Performance & Operations Manager

Company: Keolis Commuter Services
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of a railroad operations
  • Knowledge of Positive Train Control system components and operations
  • Detailed understanding of performance improvement processes
  • Demonstrated acumen with regulatory requirements affecting passenger railroad operations including FRA and OSHA regulations.
  • Competency using SQL and/or PowerBI preferred.Experience:
    • Communicating with and representing KCS to cross-functional internal and external stakeholders
    • Proven ability to adapt to new technologies and tools that create efficiency and accelerate change
    • Communication skills at interpersonal and organization levels
    • Building trust in relationships
    • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
    • Proven problem-solving and root cause analysis ability
    • Key personal traits: forward thinking, proactive, resilient, sound judgement, innovative.Key Accountabilities:Full ownership of Positive Train Control (PTC) root cause analysis.
      • Execute and manage log file reviews.
      • Manage peer reviews including the proper attribution of incidents.
      • Monitor incident trending to aid in the identification of potential system or design flaws.Lead and manage technical investigations.
        • Initiate investigations into significant incidents involving on-board signaling, control, and diagnostics systems to ensure any actions identified are followed up and closed out up to and including remedial action with front line employees through their direct managers.Develop and champion performance improvement initiatives.
          • Responsible for the identification of modifications, preparation of appropriate business cases and gaining financial support for their implementation in a timely manner to meet operational safety, performance targets and time scales.Act as liaison and support for train dispatch teams for the MBTA PTC system.
            • Manage all transportation and dispatch change activities related to the PTC system to ensure they deliver cost effective, compliant solutions while maintaining full control of the system configuration.Provide departmental level support regarding the PTC system.
              • Support the training department in the development of training courses and materials.
              • Support the other members of the Technical Team as required.
              • Carry out other duties as assigned.
                Additional Statements:Drug and alcohol screening: Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screen. Also, contingent upon receiving a favorable background check. Must pass a physical examination.Safety commitment: Safety is a way of life at Keolis. By placing safety first, we ensure the wellbeing of our employees, customers, and communities. Together we can become the most successful transportation company in the world.Environmental commitment: Keolis is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of operations to our people and the communities in which we operate.EEO statement: Our policy is to afford Equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.ADA Reasonable Accommodation: Keolis CS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Keolis CS will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please contact Elizabeth Weber, Director Diversity, Inclusion, Title VI & ADA at or 617-352-0799.Disclaimer and closing statement: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job. Keolis is committed to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible

Keywords: Keolis Commuter Services, Somerville , PTC Performance & Operations Manager, Executive , Somerville, Massachusetts

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