General Manager Mobilization

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Date: 21 May 2024

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:445318 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

The General Manager (GMM) Mobilization has the principal responsibility for directing and coordinating the Contractor's performance to mobilize and successfully make a smooth transition to the new Contract Services under the obligations of this Agreement. The GMM have all the necessary authority and autonomy over the contract plus corporate backing to locally execute the mobilization and transition of not only the Contractors resources but subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers subject only to decisions by the Authority's Executive Team.




  • Serves as Contractor’s liaison with the Authority primarily its Contract
  • Must be available to attend Authority Board meeting if required.
  • Must attend a weekly mobilization status and progress meetings with key Authority staff
  • Must be available at other reasonable times to consult with representatives of the Authority.
  • Develop an overall mobilization plan fulfill the requirements of SOW.



  • Strong written and oral skills, including ability to explain and present Safety Rules, regulations, and standards to others.
  • Demonstrate full and complete knowledge of Federal Regulations Parts 200-299, CPUC
  • Regulations, and CAL/OSHA regulations.
  • Computer literacy in Excel, Word, Power Point and Windows
  • Ability in implementing, directing, and monitoring safety programs.
  • Ability in maintaining and motivating a safe working environment.
  • Knowledge of conducting comprehensive accident investigations
  • Develop and execute the workforce retention, training and retraining complying with the Contract labor protection and 13c requirements.
  • Oversee the development and submittal of Contract Deliverables necessary to successfully start services
  • Ensure that all DBE requirements are established and successfully initiated.
  • Oversee any asset condition surveys, inventory and transfer these to the Contractor and develop a collaborative and professional working relationship with the incumbent Contactors gain their assistance in the Contract transition.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required skills or knowledge:


  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to make presentations to Senior Leadership, Governing Boards, and public stakeholder groups.
  • Excellent management and leadership skills. Ability to organize work effectively with strong attention to details.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Programs and use
  • these tools to establish meaningful key performance metrics, monitor and make decisions based on facts and trends.
  • Knowledgeable with application of new technology to improve efficiency, safety, reduce costs.
  • Proven Management Experience and Skills managing subcontract, supplier, vendor contracts to achieve best value, favorable life cycles, high quality products and services in a timely manner.
  • Labor Relations experience, Labor contract negotiations, experience resolving grievances.
  • Managing operations and maintenance if complex Railroad Networks environment and identifying best industry practices to resolve problems and improve Network performance.
  • Ability to place oneself in the customer and stakeholders’ shoes and establish practices, policies and through management and leadership to provide superior customer and stakeholder experience.
  • Ability and prior proven skills in developing and establishing programs, practices, standards and procedures for passenger safety, rule adherence, operating schedules, and training


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation, Business Administration, Engineering, Construction, or related field—or equivalent experience
  • 20 years of broad and deep, progressively responsible experience covering most facets of railroad operations, maintenance, contract and project management, material and subcontract services procurement and demonstrated experience to lead the mobilization and transition.
  • Prior experience that demonstrates accomplishments that enhanced safety, efficiency, reliability, customer service and stakeholder satisfaction thru proactive management and leadership of staff, subcontractors, suppliers, and vendors in a Public Environment.
  • Deep understanding of labor relations in a collective bargaining environment and extensive knowledge of FRA, CPUC and other State and local regulations related to the operations and maintenance. Excellent contract and subcontract development and management skills.


Physical Requirements:

  • Physically able to conduct inspections and carry equipment used for inspections.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.


  • Must have valid California Driver’s License with good driving record of no more than 2points and no DUI’s within the last 3years. Pass background check.
  • Must be able to pass a preemployment physical examination including a drug test.
  • Good understanding of 49 CFR 200 – 299. on start Date
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions

Salary Range : 

$108,000.00 to $162,000.00 depending on experience/qualifications.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Alstom is a global company where our people vision and values embrace Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). Wherever we operate and across all our businesses, we want to create an inclusive culture in which diversity is welcomed and appreciated. By bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and giving everyone the opportunity to contribute with their knowledge, skills, experiences and perspectives, we also generate value for Alstom and its stakeholders.


Employment at Alstom is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Alstom does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law.


It is Alstom's policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination and equal opportunity. The Company's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy, as well as its affirmative action obligations, includes the full and complete support of the Company. Because it's just the right thing to do. We hope you think so, too.




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