Sr Space & Equipment Control Analyst - 90169334 - Wilmington
Posted on: February 25, 2021
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-- SUMMARY OF DUTIES
The Officer Space and Equipment Control position is directly
responsible for the proper sizing and make-up of trains throughout
the Amtrak System--in accordance with the System Fleet Plan. The
position constantly monitors booking levels adding/reducing
consists where warranted in collaboration--with the Consist
Planning group to increase revenue and minimize costs and
is--directly responsible for adjusting inventory levels to
ensure--all available seats are offered for sale. This position
provides direction to yards and facilities both verbally and in
written form with respect--to proper train make-up and movement of
all equipment. During service disruptions this position takes a
leadership role in developing alternative operating--plans that
minimize passenger inconvenience and is directly responsible for
ensuring that all equipment is rebalanced.
--- Provides real-time direction both verbally and in written form
to Division yards/facilities throughout the Amtrak system for the
proper make-up of passenger trains in accordance--with the System
--- Directs Division yards/facilities in the manipulation of cars
and locomotives to ensure the maintenance schedules of the
Mechanical Department are met and all equipment remains compliant
with Federal regulations.
--- Responsible for leading daily equipment conference calls with
Division yard/facilities with respect to train make-up and
--- Directly responsible for analyzing real-time conditions such as
booking levels or horsepower requirements adding/reducing consists
where warranted reducing costs and Increasing revenues.
--- Direct responsibility for daily and long-term capacity planning
which involves monitoring ridership and analyzing ridership trends
adding extra equipment lines where needed to ensure maximum
--- Direct responsibility for implementing Holiday programs and
making adjustments to the programs where possible based ridership
needs and equipment availability to ensure maximum revenue.
--- Directly responsible for approval of Special Trains, Private
Car movements and all equipment movements throughout the Amtrak
--- Directly responsible for adjusting both inventory and consist
information in the Arrow system in a timely basis so all available
seats are offered for sale and/or the potential for--standee
conditions are reduced or eliminated while providing an accurate
manifest for on- board crews.
--- Takes leadership role during service disruptions in conjunction
with the System Operations Duty Officer to develop alternative
operating plans in--the event of service disruptions so that
passenger inconvenience is minimized. This position is directly
responsible to ensure that equipment is--re-balanced, and
locomotives have sufficient fuel. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
--- Ability to act upon incomplete information in a time-critical
environment in order to begin developing and implementing recovery
plans as soon as service disruptions first occur.
--- Demonstrated aptitude for working with and through a diverse
work force at all levels of the organization to achieve a common
objective (be it business-as-usual train operations or recovery
from a major service disruption)
--- Ability to effectively convey information and instruction to
field supervision (trainmasters, road foreman, managers of train
operations and others) both verbally and in written form.
--- Proficiency using computer applications such as Microsoft
Office suite of business software.
--- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
--- Able to work any shift; 24/7; 365 days per year. PREFERRED
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, OR QUALIFICATIONS:
--- Undergraduate degree in Business, Transportation, Logistics or
related field of study OR an equivalent combination of education,
training and work experience.
--- Intermediate level experience (5 to 8 years) working in
Operations, Business or related field.
Prior functional experience in train operations, equipment
utilization, field transportation management, manpower utilization,
--- Thorough understanding of the interrelationship that train
operations, equipment and manpower play in providing service to our
--- Working knowledge of Amtrak's route structure, operating rules
and practices, passenger equipment types and general train makeup
--- Working knowledge and/or qualification on any railroad
book-of-rules, AMT-2, AMT-3, AMT-4 or AMT-5. Proficiency using
computer applications such as Microsoft Office suite of--Business
--- Proficiency using computer Amtrak's mainframe computer
applications such as Arrow and--CICS.
--- Practical work experience with Amtrak labor agreements, safety
and environmental regulations and applicable federal codes and
statutes governing railroad operations. WORK ENVIRONMENT:
--- Fast-paced, high-pressure operating environment. Involves
managing multiple priorities under rigid time constraints.
--- Majority of time will be spent in an office environment using
computers and other telecommunications equipment.
--- Occasional lifting and moving of office equipment. Requisition
Recruiter Name: Lindsay Murdock--
Recruiter Email: Lindsay.Murdock@amtrak.com You power our progress
through your performance.
We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job - we want it to
be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding
opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits
that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture
that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach
your career goals.
We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak
job opportunities. All positions require pre-employment background
verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak
is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs
pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required
to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal
drugs for months prior to testing. Marijuana,--notwithstanding any
statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or
decriminalizes the use or possession of--marijuana, whether for
medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the
usage of--marijuana--will--not--be qualified for hire. We
appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.--
In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak
is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for
applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties
for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an
applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to
obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform
safety-sensitive functions. Note that any education requirement
listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent
combination of education, training and experience. Amtrak is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to
apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability (including blindness), or veteran status.
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