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 Post subject: Candidates Sought: Track Maintenance Supervisor
PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2024 6:12 pm 

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Candidates Sought: Track Maintenance Supervisor

Mendocino Railway is the owner/operator of passenger and freight railroads including the California Western Railroad (CWR) / Skunk Train which operates between Fort Bragg and Willits, California.

The successful candidate for the position of Track Maintenance Supervisor should possess a keen eye for attention to detail with an outgoing personality and the ability to interact well with guests and the CWR/Skunk Train team. The candidate will have experience managing crews and large infrastructure projects. This hands-on position will have the ideal candidate working mostly outdoors in a variety of conditions to make every aspect of the operation safe.

• Work with (in a hands-on fashon) and mentor track crew.
• Coordinate and plan ordinary maintenance and program track work with other
departments to maximize track work and train operations.
• Coordinate an plan multi-millon dollar and multi-faceted infrastructure projects.
• Monitor department finances and capital projects to meet budgetary goals and delivery
• Ability to perform track inspections and monitor track inspectors to ensure quality
inspection and safe train operations.
• Test, monitor, and mentor supervisors, field crews, and tamper operators for adherence to
track safety rules, track geometry standards, and productivity goals.
• Monitor and enforce FRA compliance along with company policies, rules and standards.
• Work with local, county and state agencies on railroad issues to create and continue good
• Plan and provide information for future track improvements.
• Oversee and supervise program gangs and third party work being performed on railroad.
• Manage labor, tools, materials, and equipment for field force to perform track
• Fulfilling miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by General Manager.
• Willingness to travel.
• Assist with special events as needed.
• Assist with other duties as assigned.

• Experience in Maintenance of Way track standards.
• Prior supervisory experience.
• Prior experience in track inspection, track maintenance, track construction, and
equipment operation.
• Familiarity with FRA track standards.
• Familiarity and ability to apply safety rules and procedures.
• Self-motivated and good communication skills to work with other departments and
• Ability to use a computer, with knowledge in Microsoft products (Word and Excel).
• Budgetary knowledge.
• Monitor projects to ensure materials and resources are provided to meet schedule and
• Ability to lift 50 + Lbs.



Employment that is full-time and includes excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance (100% company paid for employee-only coverage), 401(k) retirement, paid holidays and paid time off.

Please email for more information.



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