General Superintendent, Equipment - Field Maintenance

NJ Transit

Hoboken, NJ 07030

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

General Superintendent, Equipment - Field Maintenance

Rail Operations

Forbes List of America's Best Employers 2021

Move forward with us! At NJ TRANSIT, you'll join us in transforming the third-largest transportation agency in North America. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable service that gets our customers to their destinations on time and we’re looking to hire talented folks with a love of learning to make it all possible.

Primary Responsibilities :

+ Directs all Maintenance of Equipment (M of E) activities at field locations in the Newark and Hoboken divisions. Responsible for providing day-to-day equipment availability for daily train service by ensuring that all Rail rolling stock receives the appropriate tests and necessary field repairs while at the outlying locations.

+ Develops, initiates and directs the proper staff, training, and field support infrastructure for new service initiatives and Federal mandates, such as qualified maintenance personnel, as well as addressing the needs of an increased fleet.

+ Represents the Mechanical Department regarding issues such as the upgrade of existing or building of new facilities for new services, enhanced service or in response to Federal regulations. Attends commuter group and county transportation advisory board forums.

+ Responds to all derailments, catenary problems and other emergencies and represents the Mechanical Department as a committee member when necessary to determine incident causes.

+ Responsible for ensuring that all field locations comply with Federally mandated or NJ TRANSIT standard maintenance procedures and requirements.

+ Serves as liaison to Metro-North staff concerning the administration of M of E portion of the joint services agreement.

+ Represents the Mechanical Department in personnel issues such as Section VI’s negotiations and other collective bargaining agreement issues.


+ Baccalaureate Degree in Transportation, Business Administration, or related area.

+ Ten (10) years of Rail Operations/Transportation experience, to include 3 years of experience in management, directly supervising agreement and non-agreement employees.

+ Knowledge of rolling stock maintenance practices and familiarity of all New Jersey Transit equipment types preferred.

+ ?1 Year of closely related experience may be substituted for each year of education required.

At NJ Transit you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefit package :

+ Comprehensive Family Health Insurance - Prescription, Dental, Vision

+ Flexible Spending Account

+ Life Insurance

+ Paid Leave

+ 401(a), 401(k), Retirement Plans - up to 9% match

+ Tuition Assistance

+ Qualified Transportation Expense Plan (QTE)

At NJ Transit we support and depend upon the diversity of our staff. NJ Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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