Kansas City Southern Railway Road Foreman of Engines in Kansas City, Missouri

Road Foreman of Engines

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Educates and coaches assigned locomotive Engineers and Remote Control Operators. Tests and qualifies Engineers to ensure license certification is achieved and maintained. Provides training and information to Engineers regarding certification and terrain. Partners with Trainmasters to provide technical information regarding safety, equipment, and policies.


Formal Education:

*High School diploma or equivalent required

*Engineer certification is required

*College degree or equivalent preferred


*5 years experience as a locomotive engineer preferred


*Proficient in MS Office Suite, specifically PowerPoint

*Strong oral and written communication skills


*Conducts rides with Engineers per certification requirements.

*Reviews train download data and tape readings, assesses speed and handling, and coaches for improvement, as needed.

*Conducts classroom training on relevant topics such as air brakes, safety, and GCOR (General Code of Operating Rules).

*Performs low visibility operational testing programs and performance evaluations.

*Coordinates fuel conservation metrics with DOT (Department of Transportation) and others and communicates results.

*Coordinates OLS (Operation Life Saver) program with Public Safety Director.

*Ensures compliance with company and federal safety requirements

*Participates on Train Separation Committee

*May serve as a first responder to critical incidents

*May provide support to the Senior Trainmaster

OTHER: Travels extensively and works flexible hours.

The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Location

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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