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Position Title General Superintendent Control Center
     
Location Atlanta, GA, US
     
Organization Name Central Control
     
Date Start 02-Apr-2018
     
Closing Date 02-May-2018
     
     
     
     
     
Qualifications
     
    POSITION POSTED UNTIL A VIABLE POOL OF CANDIDATES HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering and six years of experience in transportation operations At least three years of the experience must be in a control center environment. Preferably, five years of the experience would be in a supervisory capacity in Rail Transportation.  Must have knowledge of rail operations procedures, rolling stock equipment, work equipment, information and signal systems, emergency and safety procedures, and car maintenance and service requirements.  Must have knowledge of the operations of Control Center consoles, including train control.  Must have extensive knowledge of the operating characteristics of traction power and train control equipment.  Experience working in a union environment required.  In lieu of a degree, the candidate may substitute a minimum of four years of experience in rail operations in a supervisory or management position such as Superintendent of a Control Center environment, Superintendent of Rail Line, or General Superintendent of Rail Line, or have managed projects involving rail or rail services.
 
 The selection process may include one or more components to demonstrate applicants’ knowledge, skills and abilities in job related areas. These may include exercises such as practical demonstrations, written communications, oral interviews and/or competency assessments.
     
Basic Functions
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Manages day-to-day functions of the RSCC, including monitoring and control of train movement and system functionality, removal and restoration of traction power, and monitoring of auxiliary electrical equipment.  Manages all projects associated with crews performing work on the mainline and the RSCC. 
  2. Manages all aspects of system safety and the safe guard of Authority property.  Coordinates emergency procedures affecting the Authority’s life safety systems such as ventilation fans and station lighting.  Also coordinates evacuation scenarios from the wayside, stations, and trains.  Must be available on a 24 hour basis to assume command of the RSCC during emergencies and major incidents.
  3. Coordinates and implements the Authority-wide Inclement Weather Program to ensure continuation of maximum service during weather emergencies. 
  4. Participates in the development of technical specifications and plans for RSCC operations, transportation operations, and programs for the repair and rehabilitation of existing equipment and facilities.  Recommends servicing and temporary repair diagnosis of the MARTA system.
  5. Makes highly technical decisions regarding RSCC office tools, including Train Control Transportation Management, Supervisory and Control Management, Operating and Reporting Information Systems, and FA Suites systems.
  6. Develops policies and procedures regarding safety sensitive operations, including all power operations.  Ensures rules and policies are adhered to in accordance with the policies of Rail Transportation. Attends ongoing safety and security meetings, and supervises the investigation of accidents and investigations
  7. Monitors Authority approved key performance indicators (KPI's).
  8. Prepares daily reports on service results for the Director of Rail Transportation. 
 
     
Special Requirements
     
    This position has been identified as SAFETY SENSITIVE.
MARTA is a Drug Free Workplace.
Participation in MARTA's Drug & Alcohol Program is a condition of employment.
     
     
     
     
     
Classification Exempt
  Exempt
Number of Openings 1
Reports To DIR RAIL TRANSPORTATION
  DIR RAIL TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade 00021
  00021
Work Hours 37.5
Work Days Variable
Posting Type Both Internal and External
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