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Transdev Safety and Training Manager in Detroit, Michigan


Transdev is seeking Safety and Training Manager inDetroit, Michigan

Become a part of the Transdev team as a Safety and Training Manager in Detroit, Michigan. This position will be responsible for developing, communicating, and enforcing safety policies and procedures at the transit location in compliance with federal, state, local regulations and Transdev policies.

Why Work with Us?

  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to Transdev's presence in over 200+ communities across North America

  • Comprehensive benefits package with health-care, paid holidays and a 401(k) savings plan

  • Competitive Wages in a great work environment


  • Recruits and maintains adequate number of operators to provide effective and safe service

  • Ensures a consistent safety culture at the location by conducting safety training and meetings to ensure all staff are adequately trained and understands safety and security standards

  • Maintain reporting and risk management tools in an updated and correct fashion

  • Ensures contract compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations and Transdev/client policies

  • Sets the tone for the location as the expert in EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), CDL compliance and regulations

  • Oversees the successful completion of all safety related audits at location


  • Four years of transit safety management experience in an operation similar in size and scope

  • Experience working in public transportation operations (eight years)

  • Experience with Rail Transit preferred but not required

  • Familiarity with all applicable safety rules, regulations and standards – OSHA, EPA, NIMS and ADA requirements

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of DOT (Department of Transportation), FTA (Federal Transit Administration), FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) rules and regulations

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, that include ability to explain and present regulations to others

  • Ability to travel (<5% of the time)

  • Ability to pass a DOT physical examination, including a background and a drug test

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work shifts or flexible work schedules indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities

  • Long periods of sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen in an office or in a cubicle space

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Requisition ID 2019-10931

Position Category Safety & Training

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 293

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Rail