Manager of Field Engineering

Location: Midlothian, TX
Date Posted: 09-18-2017
Capital Professionals is seeking a MANAGER OF FIELD ENGINEERING for our client to join their team in Cedar Hill, TX. If you would like to work for a growing company that produces a dynamic product; has a friendly culture; and promotes self-empowerment, then please apply for a quick response and we will get you qualified and set up for an interview as we are trying to fill this position quickly! The company offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package as well.
 
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 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 purchase orders for special track material supplied to customers.  Coordinate field visits of 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 Engineering and Sales Personnel to finalize design details for turnout orders.  Confirm that track material will meet final customer requirements;
  • Coordinate field visits of contracted Field Engineers (“Track Engineer”) 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 wood 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;
  • Review customer project layout drawings and custom design requirements with customers, consulting engineers and contractors.  Perform project layout drawings by adding steel ties and turnout sets to customer drawings while identifying any custom design requirements, where applicable.  Provide completed project layout drawings and support engineering staff for the completion of design projects and production activities;
  • Prepare initial field issue reports as required. Coordinate field issue reports prepared by track engineers and review possible corrective action with Engineering;
  • Review and approve all 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 installation manual;
  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations;
  • Maintain departmental housekeeping standards;
  • 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.
 
Competencies
  • 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
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