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NICTD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

We strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class, assuming the individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

NICTD’s complete EEO Policy Statement is available upon request to the District’s EEO Officer, Ms. Laura Harrington, at (219) 874-4221, ext 219; e-mail: laura.harrington@nictd.com.

Open Positions

NICTD intends to hire a Mechanical Department Project Engineer to help lead reliability and service life improvement projects for its South Shore Line passenger car fleet.  This is a unique entry level career opportunity for someone with a genuine interest in growing their knowledge and responsibility for ensuring the safety and reliability of NICTD’s eighty-two electrically powered railroad passenger cars.   Click HERE for full description of the position, duties, requirements, and application process.

Position Requirements:    NICTD solicits applications from candidates with an bachelors or higher degree majoring in electrical engineering, or electrical engineering technology.  NICTD will also accept other engineering or technology majors if accompanied by an electrical engineering or electrical technology minor.  Persons still enrolled in coursework and pending graduation on or before June 2019 are eligible for consideration.  One to five years of work experience is preferred but not required.  Click HERE for other position requirements.

Salary and Benefits:  The projected range for this opportunity is $55K -$65K plus benefits.  Salary will be based on skills, experience, and consistent with pay structure for others in comparable assignments.  Health care, dental care, vacation, holidays, supplemental pension plan, Railroad Retirement Board benefits, tuition reimbursement, and comp time are some of the benefits available.  Credit for time served in other railroad employment and military service will be considered in determining vacation day entitlements.  Relocation benefits are not available.

Work EnvironmentThe employee occasionally may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level ranges from quiet to moderately loud.

How To Apply:  Submit a written resume outlining education, training, experience, and work history along with an informal copy of your college transcript. A cover letter outlining the reasons why you are interested in working as a Mechanical Department Project Engineer and why you believe you are best qualified is encouraged but not required.  The mail or hand-delivery address is: Mechanical Department Project Engineer Opportunity, Attn:  Director – HR&LR, 601 North Roeske Ave., Michigan City, IN  46360.   The e-mail delivery address is:  bjarne.henderson@nictd.com.  This is a rolling application process; apply early for best consideration.  Qualified applicants will be notified if selected or declined for an interview.  The District reserves the right to close this solicitation at any time.

Phone calls and walk-ins requesting consideration or expressing interest are not accepted.  The District assumes no responsibility for late or undelivered materials.  Persons who desire to assure deliveries of their requests for consideration are encouraged to hand deliver their materials or send them by certified mail. 

Questions:  Contact Bjarne Henderson, Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations, at (219) 874-4221, ext 223; e-mail: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com.  

        NICTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The District is recruiting for an Assistant Chief Mechanical Officer (ACMO) to plan, direct and lead the day to day operations of the South Shore Line Mechanical Department.  Click HERE for complete details about this opportunity.

Position Requirements

Some of the position requirements are:

-  Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline is preferred.  Practical experience may be substituted for formal college education.  Eight (8) or more years’ experience in railroad or manufacturing operations, including at least five (5) years of direct supervisory experience, is strongly preferred.

-  Able to demonstrate success for delivering complex projects on time, within budget and the development of high performing teams.

-  Significant mechanical knowledge and aptitude about all crafts in the railroad, transportation or related heavy industry.

Salary and BenefitsSalary is projected within the range of $90,000 to $100,000 per year based on education, skills, and work history.  The benefit package includes full health benefits for the employee and family, vacation, compensatory time, supplemental pension, and other fringe benefits.  Credit for time in railroad or military service will apply towards vacation benefits.  The position may be eligible for relocation benefits.  Details are available during the interview process. 

How to ApplyDeliver, mail, fax, or e-mail a resume outlining training, experience and work history  not later than 5 p.m., August 16, 2019, to NICTD’s Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations at the address below.  Resumes will not be accepted after this deadline.  NICTD does not accept responsibility for misdirected, lost, or misaddressed resumes.  Apply early for best consideration; NICTD reserves the option to close this opportunity at any point in time.  Persons who desire confirmation that a resume has been received may contact Ms. Shelly Winn at (219) 874-4221, ext 253.  Candidates will be advised after their resume is reviewed by the Hiring Committee whether they are selected for an interview. Contact information for delivering resumes:

Mail or hand delivery:

Director - Human Resources & Labor Relations

Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District

Attn:  ACMO Opportunity

601 N. Roeske Avenue

Michigan City, IN 46360-2669

Fax:  (219) 872-5841

E-Mail:  bjarne.henderson@nictd.com