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Engineering Manager

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$57,000.00 - $62,000.00 /Year

USA-LA-New Orleans
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Job Description
Work Location: Various Locations  (After training, you will be assigned a work location within the Union Pacific service area - see map)
Closing Date: June 29, 2012
Basic Purpose of Job:
We are seeking ambitious and dedicated individuals to lead our organization into the future. Join our Operations Management Training (OMT) program and launch a lifelong career with Union Pacific Railroad. As an Engineering Manager (Structures) in the OMT program, you will gain experience and competence in transportation and engineering operations, and learn skills to effectively manage a unionized workforce. Upon completion of the training program, you will be assigned to a work location where you will direct the safe building and maintenance of track, structures, bridges and tunnels. We need critical thinkers with strong analytical and communication skills who have the confidence to lead a diverse crew of people.
This is an exceptional first-line field management opportunity with significant growth potential. Working in Operations is not a typical 8-to-5, Monday-through-Friday job and it requires someone able to handle a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment. This opportunity will require long hours in all weather conditions and relocation several times throughout your career.
We are currently accepting applications for our September 2012 class. Union Pacific's Operations Management Training program offers 4 classes each year - January, April, June and September.
Salary Information:
Starting salary: $57,000 - $62,000*
At 6 months: $3,500 increase
At 12 months: $2,000 increase
At 18 months: $2,400 increase
At assignment: $73,000 - $75,000*
*Based on skills, experience and geographical location. Assignment made upon completion of the training program.
Accountabilities: Manage construction, inspection, maintenance and repair of UP's track, bridges and structures
Coordinate engineering activities with transportation operations
Execute action plans to achieve cost of quality business objectives and standardize processes
Monitor workforce levels to ensure that all jobs are covered
Implement corrective action plans and work culture modifications as necessary
Observe engineering crews for safety and operational compliance
Complete incident reports
Conduct regular employee performance evaluations
Job Requirements
Required Education, Training, Experience or Skills:
A Bachelor of Science degree or Bachelor of Arts degree conferred by May 2012
Preferred Education, Training, Experience or Skills:
A Bachelor of Science - Engineering degree in Civil, Industrial, or Construction Management
1 year(s) experience / knowledge managing people or leadership experience
Prior work experience in an operations or safety sensitive position such as industrial operations, heavy machinery, transportation or manufacturing
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
Advanced communication skills both oral and written
Work Conditions:
This position requires working on call any time day or night and any day including holidays
Must not have interviewed for this position in the past 24 months
Must be willing to relocate during your career
Willing to work outdoors regardless of weather conditions
Job assignments will include working 12 hour shifts, nights, weekends, holidays and working on call
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Union Pacific Railroad Company
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