Road Foreman 1

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Date: 22 May 2024

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:445327 

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 Designated Supervisor for Locomotive Engineers (DSLE) manages engine and train service crews to ensure the safe and efficient operation of locomotive and trains in specific areas. Responsibilities include providing leadership, mentoring and guidance to engineers/conductors and oversee operation in compliance with rules and regulations. Ensures Adherence and compliance with train orders, bulletins, wayside signals, railroad operating rules, special instructions, SCRRA and FRA guidelines in movement of trains and equipment. Responsible for the development, training, and implementation of the Title 49, CFR, Part 240/242 Plans. This position will report to the Assistant General Manager of Rail Operations (AGMRO) and will be required to coordinate and work with the Safety, Training, and Compliance Managers to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • Yes.




  • Monitor employees for compliance with regulations and operating practices.

  • Initiate action for noncompliance in consistent and fair manner.

  • Manage employees and train operations to optimize OTP and make recommendations to improve performance.

  • Respond to service disruptions within area of responsibility.

  • Enforce safety plans.

  • Provide written & oral reports.

  • Interview, select & manage newhire locomotive engineers/conductors.

  • Manage and oversee locomotive engineer and conductor certification requirements.

  • In coordination with the Training Manager, administer engineer/conductor recertification

  • courses and operating rules classes.

  • In coordination with the Compliance Managers, conduct efficiency tests, ensure compliance,

  • and maintain employee records.

  • Maintains understanding of operating, PTC and safety rules, applicable timetable, air brake operations.

  • Reviews safety reports to ensure operation of the consist follows CFR requirements and

  • qualifies on the equipment to include train handling, operating rules, and physical

  • characteristics through written and oral testing and demonstrated train handling.

  • Works within the guidelines of Customer System Safety Program.

  • Continually observes and corrects all safety requirements and work operations.

  • Participates in safety briefings, observes safety compliance and employee qualifications.

  • Maintains understanding of operating/physical characteristics and safety rules, applicable

  • timetable, air brake operation, electrical heating, equipment trouble shooting practices.

  • Complies with all related SCRRA Rules, Instructions, Guidelines and Policies in performance of duties

  • Other related duties as assigned.



  • English oral and written communication and record keeping ability.

  • Strong leadership potential and interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of FRA Regulations on Operating rules GCOR, Timetable and Special Instructions.

  • Knowledge of the physical layout and operation of the Authority’s rail system.

  • Knowledge of CPUC and ADA requirements.

  • Ability in handling and managing situation under time pressures and the stress of emergency situations.

  • Ability to operate a variety of Locomotive engines including, dieselelectric, turboelectric and diesel multiple units safely and efficiently in accordance with SCRRA, GCOR and FRA guidelines.

  • Certified Locomotive Engineer.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Business or related field or equivalent work experience.

  • Locomotive Engineer Certification.

  • Completed an approved GCOR Training Program in the last 3 years

  • 2 years of experience as a supervisor for an FRA regulated railroad.

  • 7 years’ experience as a railroad engineer for an FRA regulated railroad.


Physical Requirements:

  • Physically able to conduct inspections and carry equipment used for inspections.

  • Work prolonged periods on your feet in the shop environment or outdoors.

  • Occasional periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions and lift objects up to 50 lbs. 




  • 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.

  • Able to work 24/7.


Pay Range:


$110,000.00 to $140,000.00 depending on experience/qualifications.

This position is eligible for Railroad Retirement.


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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