Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.
Amtrak is seeking an experienced, innovative and forward-thinking executive to serve as Deputy Chief Engineer, Electric Traction to lead and direct the design, construction, operation, maintenance, training, and compliance ensuring the continued safe and reliable operation of the railroad’s electric traction facilities and operations.
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Engineering & Design, this position requires extensive technical knowledge of traction power operations, contingency planning and emergency response to catenary, substation, signal power and transmission systems. The candidate should have extensive experience managing large, diverse and geographically dispersed groups of individuals and be known in the industry as a Technical Expert in traction power operations.
Amtrak is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. A complete job description is available at www.harrisrand.com. To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements in confidence to Christopher Boylan, Harris Rand Lusk Executive Search at: email@example.com
NJ TRANSIT is New Jersey's public transportation corporation. Its mission is to provide safe, reliable, convenient and cost-effective transit service with a skilled team of employees, dedicated to our customers' needs and committed to excellence.Covering a service area of 5,325 square miles, NJ TRANSIT is the nation's third largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit, linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia. The agency operates an active fleet of 2,221 buses, 1,231 trains and 21 light rail vehicles. On 252 bus routes and 12 rail lines statewide, NJ TRANSIT provides nearly 270 million passenger trips each year.NJ TRANSIT also administers several publicly funded transit programs for people with disabilities, senior citizens and people living in the state's rural areas who have no other means of transportation. In addition, the agency provides support and equipment to privately-owned contract bus carriers.As the vehicle that connects New Jerseyans with employment, education, health care and recreational opportunities in and around the Garden State, NJ TRANSIT is vital to the state's economic and social well-being, as well as its quality of life.