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Transdev Assistant General Manager in San Dimas, California


The Assistant General Manager will oversee field supervision as well as overall rules and safety compliance. This position will include oversight of labor relations and discipline activity. They will perform a variety of complex, confidential assignments requiring comprehensive knowledge of the organizational activities, operations, methods, and processes related to rail transit operations.


  • Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of the Contractor (including all subcontractors in performance of the services to assure compliance with agreement terms and conditions, applicable regulations, SCRRA standards, and budgets, coordination with other Authority contractors and public agencies, and provision of quality railroad service by the Authority.

  • Serves to support the MCM in the daily Contractor work performance.

  • Will replace the MCM when the MCM is on vacation, ill, or otherwise unavailable.

  • Serves with the Contract Manager as the point of contact for Authority staff for all matters relating to the agreement and performs regular consultation and planning meetings with the Authority’s Manager of Maintenance.

  • Reviews, revises, and develops contract documents including annual budget and work plan, training schedule and curriculums, CTOs, inspections, and invoices.

  • Assists Training Manager in developing training schedule and curriculum.

  • Supervises, promotes, manages, transfers, and disciplines Contractor staff and arranges with Authority for replacement personnel in the event of vacancies.

  • This position is required to respond immediately to extraordinary conditions and to initiate inspections and/or repairs to track or facilities as required to maintain Authority facilities and operations.

  • Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required:

  • Associate degree from a Junior or Community College in Business, Construction or a related field.

Experience, Skills, and Knowledge Required:

  • 10 years of progressively responsible experience in railroad track maintenance and/or construction in an operating railroad environment including at least 5 years’ experience in supervising or directing the work of others engaged in railroad track maintenance and five years’ experience in managing construction and/or maintenance contracts.

  • A minimum of 10 years of supervisory skills in a similar position supervising and managing employees engaged in railroad track maintenance in an operating railroad environment.

  • Knowledge of the safe and proper procedures for operating railroad maintenance hand and power tools and railroad maintenance equipment.

  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to communicate in written and verbal English language with prior record keeping experience.

  • Must possess strong leadership interpersonal skills.

  • Detailed knowledge of FTSS and FRWS and the ability to be Qualified on Authority’s examinations for 49 CFR Part 213.7 of FTSS and the GCOR related to these regulations at the Start Date.

  • Previously Qualified with a railroad to provide workplace protection under FRWS and to inspect track and supervise restoration of track under FTSS.

  • Knowledge of the physical layout and operation of a commuter rail system similar to Authority’s.

  • Knowledge of the time for completion and the cost of repair for track and right-of-way facilities, and the ability to make value judgments regarding economic repair and/or replacement of these facilities.

  • Knowledge of the adjustment of thermal stress in continuously welded rail per 49 CFR Part 213.119 of the FTSS.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, plans, and specifications for railroad track and civil construction and to inspect track and supervise the work of others for compliance with these documents.

  • Ability to complete work under time pressures and to maintain composure under the stress of emergency situations.

  • Ability to perform scheduled and unscheduled repair or construction work at any time on any day of the week.

  • Must have, or obtain within six weeks of Start Date, a valid California driver’s license with no more than three moving violations and no DUIs within the last three years.

  • Must pass a pre-employment physical examination including a drug and alcohol test.

  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions, to lift objects weighing a minimum of 50 lbs. and must have the ability to distinguish colors and to hear warning signals and radio and telephone devices.

  • On-call 24/7, 365 days a year, with allowances for vacations, sick leave, and related time off with duties assigned to the Assistant Contract Manager when off duty.

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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 2019-9564

Position Category Rail

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 5000

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division VTMI