Manager of Safety and Compliance

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Date: 14 Jun 2024

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:449087 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Could you be the full-time Manager of Safety and Compliance in Jersey City, NJ we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your safety and complicance expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Joshua Booker (General Manager- Standardization and Operational Support), and work alongside exceptional, enthusiastic and collaborative teammates.

You’ll specifically be responsible for developing safety and training programs in alignment with the customer safety plan and training needs. Ensure compliance with all rules and regulations and provide guidance to field personnel. Create safety related training for employees. Perform day to day safety monitoring of safety related activities involving operational and maintenance employees. Oversee all items relating to regulations, rules, inspections, audits, testing, incident investigation, and corrective action plans. Utilize data to perform trending and tracking of hazards and provide a risk-based analysis of all incidents.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Developing submittal and support of the Training Plan under 49CFRPart 243 regulations.
  • Maintaining documentation of training and qualifications performed of contractors, subcontractors, third parties, Authority, and public agency employees.
  • Manage the Title 49, CFR, Part 219 program.
  • Ensuring contract compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations and with Customer Standards, Rules, Regulations and Policies.
  • Performing field observations, and audits.
  • Developing training curriculum, programs, testing and qualification guidelines.
  • Developing a safety culture to ensure all staff are adequately trained and understand the Rules, Regulations and Safety Standards.
  • Performing regular consultation and plan meetings with the Authority’s Safety and training Manager.
  • Immediate condition response and initiate for care of employee(s), document, and investigation of incident and or accident.
  • Participating and attending authority Safety committee meetings, Root Cause Analysis and close out.
  • Follow up reporting, fact findings and corrective actions.
  • Maintaining a strong relationship with Authority safety and risk management personnel.
  • Ensureing compliance with Federal State and local regulations.


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical or safety related field or equivalent experience.
  • Certification of ASP Associate Safety Professional preferable
  • Certification of CSP Certified Safety Professional preferable
  • 5 years of supervisorial experience in railroad operations or maintenance.
  • 10 years of experience in safety
  • 5 years’ experience developing and delivering training curricula or equivalent job related experience.  
  • Experience in incident investigation using various technics to determine root cause.
  • Requires familiarity with and ability to stay current with industry standards


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines.
  • Work with new safety standards for rail.
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues.
  • Utilise our collaborative working environment.
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries.
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 


Please note that any offer on this position is contingent on multiple variables.






You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

Nearest Major Market: Newark
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Manager, Developer, Risk Management, Management, Technology, Finance

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