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(Updated October 13, 2020) Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.  This opportunity closed at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 31, 2020.  We have selected persons for interviews.  You should have either a message inviting you for an interview or a message declining to interview you.  If you do not have a message, please contact Ms. Shelli Winn at 219 874 4221 ext 253 between 0700 and 1500 M-F to confirm the status of your application.

The Hiring Committee realizes that some highly qualified candidates will not be chosen during this round of hiring.  We encourage all non-selected candidates to apply again when the opportunity is posted. 

NICTD owns, operates and maintains a high-speed main line railroad between Chicago, Illinois, and South Bend, Indiana. This opportunity for full time service as a roadmaster is an entry level full-time management position with opportunity for advancement within the Engineering Department. Because NICTD is a regional railroad with a small staff, roadmasters play a critical role in ensuring that the right of way is maintained in a safe and delay-free condition to support high-speed passenger rail and heavy-haul freight railroad services. The successful candidate must enjoy the challenge of teamwork, varying assignments, outdoor work, irregular work hours, and working with unionized work forces.

Qualifications

(1) Applicants must meet at least one of the following four education/experience options:

(a) a bachelor or higher degree in civil engineering, civil engineering technology, or building construction technology; or

(b) an associate or higher degree in civil engineering, civil engineering technology, or building construction technology and two or more years of railroad track construction, maintenance, and related supervision; or

(c) five or more years of railroad track construction, maintenance with at least one year of related supervisory experience; or

(d) a combination of two or more years of college education in civil engineering, civil engineering technology, or building construction technology without a degree and two or more years of railroad track construction, maintenance, and related supervision.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You must fulfill at least one of the above four mandatory options to be considered. Applicants who do not meet at least one of the above mandatory options will not be considered. Receipt of resume from non-qualifying persons will not be acknowledged.

(2) Additional requirements are posted within the full job description. Click HERE for a copy of the full job description.

Salary and Benefits: The salary range for this position is $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 depending on skills, experience, and consistent with pay structure for others with comparable assignments. The benefit package includes a defined benefit pension administered by the Railroad Retirement Board, generous healthcare benefits, dental program, supplemental defined contribution pension plan, and liberal paid vacation. Passes for travel for self and family (restrictions apply).   Details are available during the interview process. Credit for time served in other railroad employment will be applied in determining vacation day entitlements. Relocation assistance may be available for qualified candidates.

How to Apply: Deliver, mail, fax, or e-mail a resume to NICTD’s Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations at the address below. NICTD does not accept responsibility for misdirected, lost, or misaddressed resumes. The deadline for receipt of applications is 9 a.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020. Apply early for consideration; this is a rolling application process. NICTD reserves the option to close this opportunity earlier than the stated deadline upon selection of a successful candidate. Persons who desire confirmation that a resume has been received may contact Ms. Shelly Winn at (219) 874-4221, ext 253. Contact information for delivering resumes:

Director Human Resources & Labor Relations

Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District

Attn: Roadmaster Opportunity

601 N. Roeske Avenue

Michigan City, IN 46360-2669

Fax: (219) 872-5841; E-Mail: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com

 

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