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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

NICTD intends to hire a Positive Train Control (PTC) Technical Support Administrator to implement the technical support requirements for PTC.  This person will play a key role in the establishment of a functional PTC System.  This person will also assist in the development and training of other PTC Technical Support Administrators who will provide 365/7/24 implementation and troubleshooting services once the PTC System is fully operational.  Follow-up assignments will include the on-going oversight of the PTC System, including periodic updates, network monitoring, system troubleshooting, and related diagnostics.

Schedule: The PTC Technical Support Administrator can expect to primarily work a combination of a 12 hour Saturday and Sunday shift plus two 8 hour days during the week.  Work may occasionally be required on different shifts.  Schedules and assignments are subject to change based on the needs of the service, PTC System progress, and staffing requirements for the department.  While weekend hours are firm for this assignment, the South Shore Line is willing to consider a flexible work schedule on weekdays for persons attending college.

While the PTC Technical Support Administrator can expect to primarily work a combination of a 12 hour Saturday and Sunday shift plus two 8 hour days during the week, work may occasionally be required on different shift for coverage.  Schedules and assignments are subject to change based on the needs of the service, PTC System progress, and staffing requirements for the department. 

Salary and Benefits:  Salary is expected to be set in the range of $45,000 to $55,000.  Actual 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, and comp time are some of the benefits available.  Credit for time served in other railroad employment, including approved military leaves, will be applied in determining vacation day entitlements.  Relocation benefits are not available.

How To Apply:  Click HERE for information on how to apply. This is a rolling application process.  Qualified applicants will be notified if selected or declined for an interview.  Note:  Apply early to ensure consideration.  The District reserves the right to fill the position with a qualified candidate 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

 

NICTD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The District is hiring Assistant Chief Trick Train Dispatchers (“Dispatchers”).  Three (3) or more years of railroad experience as a railroad dispatcher, engineer, or conductor is preferred but not required.  Click HERE for full details about this opportunity.  This is an excellent assignment for a motivated individual to use his or her skills in leadership, teamwork, communication, and practical thought to resolve service delivery challenges, improve on-time performance, and pro-actively lead and deliver safe, high quality, efficient, and reliable passenger and freight service.

Schedule: Dispatcher shifts are based on seniority.  There are fixed day, evening, and night shifts as well as varying “swing” shifts.  Candidates must be willing to work any and all shifts.   Except for mandatory hours of rest, the successful applicant will be expected to be available for calls during the night, evening, and weekend from on-duty dispatchers and transportation officials.  More information on the specific expectations about availability is available during the interview. 

Salary and Benefits:  The full hourly rate of pay initially ranges from $25.55 to $34.06 per hour.  The actual rate of pay assigned will depend on the person’s qualifications.  Credit for time served in other railroad employment, including military leaves, may be applied in determining vacation day entitlements.  The benefit package includes the National Health and Welfare Plan, retirement pension through the Railroad Retirement Board, supplemental pension, paid holidays, sick day allowance, and paid vacation.  Details are available during the interview process.  Relocation benefits are not available with this opportunity.

How To Apply:   Submit a written resume outlining training, experience, and work history to: Dispatcher Position Opportunity, Attn:  Director – HR&LR, 601 North Roeske Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360.   A cover letter outlining the reasons why you are interested in work as a dispatcher and why you believe you are best qualified is encouraged but not required.  The deadline to apply is 5 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2019.   Apply early for the best opportunity to be considered.  The District reserves the option to cancel this solicitation earlier than the stated deadline.  Phone calls and walk-ins expressing interest are not accepted.  The District assumes no responsibility for late or undelivered mail or faxes.  Persons who desire to assure delivery of their request for consideration are encouraged to hand deliver their materials or send them by certified mail. 

Contact Bjarne Henderson, Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations, at bjarne.henderson@nictd.com, if you have questions about this opportunity or notice.

NICTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer