Summary/Objective The Manager of Field Engineering reviews all turnout data sheets and properly identifies the customer’s requirements by communicating with the customer, consulting engineers, track material supplier and the track contractor. Communicates with NARSTCO Engineering and Sales personnel to finalize design details for turnout orders and confirm that track material will meet with final customer requirements. Review and approve all NARSTCO purchase orders for special track material supplied to customers. Coordinate field visits of NARSTCO contracted Track Engineers to assist with steel tie track and turnout construction and instruct the field crews in the proper construction procedures. Prepare initial field issue reports and review possible corrective actions. Provide basic installation and inspection training for new Sales Managers and contracted Track Engineers.
Essential Functions •Review all turnout data sheets for new orders and properly identify customer requirements, communicating with customer, consulting Engineers, track material supplier and/or railroad contractor; •Communicate with NARSTCO Engineering and Sales Personnel to finalize design details for turnout orders. Confirm that track material will meet final customer requirements; •Coordinate field visits of NARSTCO contracted Field Engineers to assist with steel tie track and turnout construction and instruct railroad/contractor crew in the proper construction procedures; •Visit customer facilities or review drawings and photographs to identify options for replacing existing turnouts with new steel tie turnouts; •Assist Sales Managers as they aid customers in identifying material replacement options; •Participate in field visits as required for new construction and to review problem areas, prepare reports on conditions found and recommend corrective actions; •Review customer project layout drawings and custom design requirements with customers, consulting engineers and contractors; •Prepare initial field issue reports as required. Coordinate field issue reports prepared by track engineers and review possible corrective action with NARSTCO Engineering; •Review and approve all NARSTCO purchase orders for special track material supplied to customers; •Provide basic installation and inspection training for new Sales Managers and Track Engineers; •Prepare periodic updates to the NARSTCO installation manual; •Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations; •To exercise the utmost degree of integrity, honesty, good faith and fidelity to the Company, in dealing with the Company and with its customers, employees, suppliers and other public entities; •Provide other reasonable services as the Company may request from time to time.
• Project Management • Extensive knowledge in railroad terminology • Track inspection capabilities • Ability to read and understand blueprints of track layouts • Technical Capacity • Quality Orientation • Problem Solving • Teamwork Orientation • Time Management • Results Driven • Communication Proficiency’ • Computer skills
Travel National and International
•Bachelor’s in Engineering or (10) ten years’ experience within Railroad industry and working within Track and/or Engineering departments in lieu of a degree •Minimum of (5) five years in the Railroad industry within the Track and/or Engineering departments •Two to three years drafting and design layout on a 3D CAD system (preferably Microstation or Solidworks) •Knowledge and experience with Mechanical Design/Technology/Engineering, Mechanical Drafting/Computer Aided Design, machine controls, pneumatics, hydraulics, power transmission, safety controls and general machine shop •Intermediate experience in MS Office, Project Management, tool design and procurement. •Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings •Experience in industrial, production manufacturing and fabrication preferred
NARSTCO manufacturers steel ties and turnout sets. Assembly, installation, maintenance and life-cycle savings make NARSTCO steel ties and turnout sets the most cost-effective option for track, turnout and yard applications - for Class I railroads, short line railroads and industrial rail plants. We hold the No.1 market share of steel railroad tie products supply in North America. NARSTCO has earne...d this position through a dedication to provide our customers with superior products, in field service, excellence in engineering and a commitment to service. We are the technology leader in the steel railway tie product industry.
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