Company: Iowa Northern Railway Co.
Posted on: September 13, 2023
Job Title: Transportation Superintendent
Iowa Northern Railway has an immediate opening for a Transportation
Superintendent. This is a full-time position and includes a
comprehensive benefit package. Iowa Northern is an equal
Who are we?
Iowa Northern Railway is locally owned and operated. Our employees
live and work in the communities we serve. Iowa Northern was formed
in 1984 on a section of the old Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Railroad Company. The line runs diagonally through Iowa northwest
to southeast from Manly to Cedar Rapids. Iowa Northern has three
direct Class 1 interchanges and a short line interchange. With all
these connections our customers have access to all Class 1
railroads and the entire North American network.
What are we looking for?
The Transportation Superintendent plans, prioritizes, and creates
strategy for the daily rail operations and long-term plans of Iowa
Northern Railway. Responsibilities include overseeing day-to-day
operations of the railroad which include safe operation of the
trains, customer service, dispatching, providing service required
to meet the demands of the customer/operations on a daily or as
needed basis. Ensures the safety of crews and meets operational and
The ideal candidate has over 10 years of railroad operating
experience with 5+ years of management experience. Qualified
candidates must possess and maintain valid certification as a
locomotive engineer under a certification program approved by the
FRA. Additional qualifications include considerable knowledge of
FRA regulations regarding the operation and maintenance of a
railroad including: track safety standards, hours of service,
locomotive inspection, air brakes, safety appliances, railroad car
inspection, and hazardous materials regulations as well as
knowledge of railroad infrastructure inspection and maintenance.
Must have the ability to deal effectively with customers, other
railroad employees, railroad officials, and the general public.
Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. The
Transportation Superintendent is subject to random alcohol and drug
testing per the Federal Railroad Administration Guidelines.
Pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen
Why work for us?
Strong core values and a clear set of unifying behaviors provide a
solid foundation for Iowa Northern's culture. Our values are the
basis for everything we do. The successes we have achieved in the
past, and whatever we may enjoy in the future, depend upon the
strong desire and motivation of our people to protect the culture
of this great company.
For more information on The Iowa Northern or to complete an
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