Supervisor, B&B -UP

at Metra in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Metra is one of the largest and most complex commuter rail systems in North America, serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane, and McHenry Counties. The agency is linking communities in Northeastern Illinois by providing safe, reliable, and efficient commuter service.
Engineering is responsible for building and maintaining the majority of Metra's fixed assets, such as buildings, stations, bridges, track, electrical, telecommunications and signal systems. The Engineering Department also monitors the condition of and assists in building and maintaining the fixed assets on the freight lines where Metra trains operate. The Engineering Department is divided into two major groups: Capital Projects, and Communications and Maintenance.
Reporting to the District Director-Engineering Maintenance, the Supervisor B&B will supervise and inspect maintenance and construction projects to ensure safe and efficient train operation, control project budgets, develop project schedules and programs, train and supervise work crews, enforce compliance with city/county rules/codes, and perform related duties as required. The primary duties include, supervise bridge & building repair crews performing general plumbing, masonry, and carpentry task in constructing and maintaining culverts, arches, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, water lines, fences and retaining walls, buildings, furnaces, boilers, station platforms, pollution facilities, highway grade crossings, in order to guarantee safe and efficient train operations. Participate in developing and managing the B&B budget including estimating project costs for manpower and materials, monitoring expenditures and staying within allocations, and requesting additional or reallocating resources as needed. Plan man-hours; determine daily, monthly, and annual schedules; and order and maintain inventory of all materials for construction projects and preventive maintenance programs. Prepare documentation to start projects, maintain records of all maintenance activities, and prepare and submit monthly and annual status reports. Inspect structures, buildings, and water and gas lines; assess state of repair; and prepare reports recommending repairs and prioritizing maintenance schedules. Approve time off, coordinate staff schedules, fill vacancies as necessary, and ensure compliance with departmental and company policies and objectives. Decide/implement staffing decisions, performance evaluations, and performance improvement, disciplinary, and/or termination procedures. Make recommendations regarding hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary and/or termination procedures. Responsible for the safety objectives, goals, and program of the organization ensuring compliance with applicable safety rules and regulations. Works under both inside and outside environmental conditions under prevailing conditions of heat, cold, rain, and snow. This position is subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing. Perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Metra is a railroad employer subject to the provisions of the Railroad Retirement Tax Act, not the Social Security Administration.

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering OR in lieu of specified degree, any combination of education and experience may be substituted for the required degree that equals four years in construction and repair of railroad structures, such as bridges, culverts, tunnels, and buildings.
In addition to #1, must have six years of experience constructing, repairing, and maintaining buildings, bridges, and water service structures.
Must have three years of direct supervisory experience that includes day-to-day employee management, assigning tasks, providing guidance and training, monitoring performance, conflict management, budgeting, hiring, disciplinary and/or termination.
Considerable knowledge of the tools, materials, and techniques used in the construction, repair, and maintenance of structures including buildings and bridges.
Considerable knowledge of safety rules and procedures.
Good knowledge of project planning and budgeting principles.
Good planning, analytical, and problem solving skills.
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Metra is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or any protected categories, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.        

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Job Posting: 11712786

Posted On: Feb 28, 2024

Updated On: Mar 14, 2024

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