Wednesday , April 17 2024

Fra Job Openings – Railroad Safety Specialist

Website Federal Railroad Administration

Job Description:

This position serves as an integral member of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Office of Safety’s Regional organizational structure, and serves as a Railroad Safety Specialist (working title of SMT Railroad Safety Chief ) within the SMT. Representing the SMT and FRA with various other internal and external individuals and groups who are railroad safety stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for and/or providing subject matter expertise in one of the following areas support for programs such as Investigation & Audits, Risk Reduction, Passenger Rail, or Drug & Alcohol, and special projects.
  • Responsible for facilitating the investigation of assigned accidents, leading a multi-discipline team of safety personnel, gathering the required evidence to support the investigation, analysis of data and evidence, as well as preparation and submission of the final report.
  • Responsible for the analysis and development of a recommended plan of inspection for assigned railroad(s).
  • Fulfill the responsibilities of the FRA liaison representative with assigned railroad(s) other individuals and organizations that have an interest or are stakeholders in railroad safety, including fire departments, police departments, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Federal, State and local government agencies, public officials, and labor organizations.

Job Requirements:

  • You must complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
  • All Railroad Safety Specialists are required to possess and maintain a valid state drivers license at all times while employed by the Federal Rail Administration (FRA) in order to perform the duties of their positions.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
  • Applicants may be required to demonstrate in a pre-employment interview that they possess the personal characteristics necessary for Railroad Safety work.
  • Skill in written and oral communication.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience applying in-depth working knowledge of at least one of the six disciplines and basic knowledge of another discipline:  Track, Signal & Train Control, Hazmat, Operating Practice, Motive Power & Equipment, Grade Crossing & trespass prevention
  • Experience performing analytical investigations or special studies for the purpose of making recommendations to improve safety.

Job Details:

Company: Federal Railroad Administration

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Ft. Worth, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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