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DescriptionNICTD is seeking highly qualified and experienced candidates for a key senior-level engineering role within the agency.  Reporting to the Chief Engineering Officer, the Railway Signal & Systems Engineer will have technical and managerial responsibilities for staff, designers, engineers, and construction contractors in the construction and maintenance of NICTD’s signal, communication, and traction power infrastructure.  This position will also work on positive train control and other engineering assignments associated with capital improvements to the South Shore Line.

Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants must have a bachelor’s or higher degree in electrical engineering, electrical engineering technology, and at least four years practical experience in the management and application of railroad signal systems or at least eight or more years in a combination of educational and practical experience in the above categories. 

Salary and BenefitsSalary is projected within the range of $75,000 to $95,000 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 received by NICTD management.  Details are available during the interview process.  The position is eligible for relocation benefits. 

Location:  The position is headquartered in Michigan City, Indiana.   Northwest Indiana offers low cost living with easy access to Lake Michigan beaches, excellent schools, and close proximity to urban cultural opportunities within the Chicago metropolitan area.  

DetailsClick HERE for details about the duties, responsibilities, full list of qualifications, and other information about the opportunity.  

How to ApplyDeliver, mail, fax, or e-mail a resume outlining training, experience and work history  not later than 5 p.m., October 2,  2017,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. Cindy McCann at (219) 874-4221, ext 252.  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: Railway Signal & Systems Engineer Opportunity; 601 N. Roeske Avenue; Michigan City, IN 46360-2669. 

Fax:  (219) 872-5841 

E-Mailbjarne.henderson@nictd.com

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Summary Job Description:  Car Cleaner/Relief Terminal Carman:  This job has two major purposes.  When working as a car cleaner at either Michigan City or Chicago, the employee inspects and cleans the interiors (seats, floors, toilets, walls, and windows) and exteriors (stainless steel sides and windows) of railroad cars used to transport passengers between Chicago and South Bend.  When working as a Relief Terminal Carman, the employee moves, couples, and uncouples passenger cars at terminals in Chicago, Gary, and Michigan City to the extent needed to prepare cars for train service.  Relief Terminal Carmen refill water tanks on cars, conduct safety tests, perform inspections, make minor repairs, complete preventive maintenance projects, and perform other duties as assigned by their supervisor.   Locations and assignments are assigned by seniority.  Successful applicants should expect to work weekends, nights, holidays, relief assignments, and without choice of location consistent with their seniority.

Minimum Educational & Age Requirements:  High school or GED equivalent; eighteen (18) years of age; and must not have previously applied on or after August 1, 2016.  Click HERE for the full description of requirements.

Applicant Instructions:  You must not have applied for this opportunity on or after August 1, 2016.  If you have applied prior to August 1, 2016, you are eligible to apply again.  Click HERE to begin the application process.  IMPORTANT NOTE – READ THIS: If you have previously applied on line prior to August 1, 2016, you must FIRST contact Ms. McCann at cindy.mccann@nictd.com or (219) 874-4221 ext. 252 to re-set your on-line record to accept a second application. Applicants who do not complete the on-line application form (with or without resume), questionnaire, and required tests on or before 11:59 a.m., Friday, September 22, 2017 will not be considered.   NICTD does not accept requests for interviews or faxed/mailed/hand delivered resumes.  NICTD reserves the right to close the application process prior to the stated deadline.  Apply early to ensure consideration.

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The District intends to hire a second Manager – Safety & Rules to assist in the pro-active performance and management of the Safety & Rules Department’s duties and responsibilities. Working with the District’s internal and external customers and reporting to the Director, Safety & Rules, this person will be responsible for training, evaluations, and other tasks involving federal and state laws and regulations applicable to railroad operations, the General Code of Operating Rules, APTA guidelines, FRA/FTA directives, and other rule and regulatory guidance. The end-products from this person’s performance will support and improve the District’s operating and safety metrics as well as the District’s “Safety First” work environment and culture. Click HERE for a complete copy of the position description, requirements, and instructions on how to apply.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is projected within the range of $45,000 to $65,000 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 received by NICTD management. Details are available during the interview process. The position is eligible for relocation benefits.

How to Apply: Deliver, mail, fax, or e-mail a resume outlining training, experience and work history not later than 5 p.m., October 2, 2017,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. Cindy McCann at (219) 874-4221, ext 252. 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: Manager – Safety & Rules Opportunity, 601 N. Roeske Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360-2669

Fax: (219) 872-5841

E-Mail: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com

 

NICTD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER