Director, Training and Rules Compliance at Genesee and Wyoming Railroad in Jacksonville, Florida

Posted in Management 17 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


This position will be responsible for assisting G&W regions and railroads with the class and field training and mentoring of Engineering employees (Roadmasters, Foremen, Track Inspectors, New Hires) and managers. This position is also responsible for the professional creation, development and delivery of quality training material taught in field locations as well as classroom environments to participants. 



  • Assisting the regions and railroads with the class and field training and mentoring of Engineering personnel such as Roadmasters, Track Inspectors, Foremen, etc.

  • Manage the design, delivery and continuous improvement of Engineering training programs as well as ongoing learning opportunities across the organization, in support of the organization’s needs

  • Prepare the classroom to create a professional environment for all participants

  • Delivery of classroom training via oral and hands on demonstrations

  • Accurate record keeping of all FRA mandated classroom testing and scores.

  • Training of regional trainers

  • Audit of field training records

  • Support in the development, maintenance, and delivery of other specialized training

  • Preparation and submittal of training material, etc. as required under the FRA 243 training regulation

  • Assist in all other Engineering Department developments as needed



  • Must be willing to travel as needed (up to 90%)

  • Ability to work flexible schedule to accommodate field employee training as well as training classes

  • High level of analytical problem solving ability

  • Ability to create and maintain a positive and professional learning environment

  • Excellent communication, team building, and leadership skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing to lead and motivate people.

  • Team player with high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Deep knowledge and understanding on all FRA and G&W rules, polices and regulations, and updates and changes

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of:

    • General Code of Operating Rules

    • FRA Part 213 Track Safety Standards

    • FRA Part 214 Railroad Workplace Safety

    • FRA Part 243 Training Qualification, and Oversight for Safety Related Railroad Employees

    • G&W CWR, RWP/RMM programs and Engineering Instructions documents

    • Genesee & Wyoming Engineering Safety Rules

    • Commercial Driver Regulations (CDL)



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

  • 49 CFR 213 (Track Safety Standards) qualified

  • 5-7 years railroad experience, including Track Inspector experience, a plus

  • 2-4 years Engineering training experience a plus 


This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

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