This position has an application deadline of 11:59 pm on Friday August 4, 2017
The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County, California: SamTrans bus service, Redi-Wheels paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail service and the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. The District transports approximately 32 million customers a year and is one of the nation’s top transit agencies. We look forward to continuing our leading role in meeting the transportation challenges of the future.
The Manager, Rail Operations Compliance is responsible for developing and administering programs for rail operations safety including contract operator, passenger and, roadway worker; developing and administering programs for rail operations on-time performance, and service efficiency; developing and administering programs for rail operations regulatory compliance; compiling and coordinating safety, performance, and compliance programs into a unified Contract Compliance Program (CCP) and a Contract Oversight Plan for Caltrain; and monitoring, auditing, and analyzing the performance of the rail operating contractor, including regulatory and contractual compliance. You will also be responsible for the oversight and implementation of corrective action resulting from Caltrain internal audit process, advising Caltrain Operating Rules Committee and internal Technical Oversight Committee on compliance, developing and maintaining the emergency preparedness plan, system safety program plan, and rail operating contractor’s safety action plan, monitoring the daily operations of the rail contract operator and tenant railroads on and around the Caltrain corridor to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and contract requirements, participating in rulemaking proceedings and standards development with General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR), Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), American Public Transportation Association (APTA), etc., monitoring and auditing FRA/California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) inspection reports and ensure corrective action is taken and overseeing document control policy and procedures.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Transportation Planning, Operations Analysis, or a related field.
Five years of full-time experience in rail operations.
Three years of supervisory experience
Must have knowledge of Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations.
Must have effective oral and written communications skills.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
Must have a valid California driver license with safe driving record.
Must be able to respond to service and operational emergencies on and around the active railroad 24/7 and in a variety of weather and road conditions.
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority.