Website VIA Rail

Job Description:

The Manager maintains and promotes VIA’s position of on-time performance to the host railways and internal stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for the Senior Manager, Transportation.
  • Manage safety, on-time performance, PMRC on the territory, namely the handling of training, monitoring passenger movements by locomotive engineers and locomotive attendants, ensuring that they are carried out safely, reliably, cost effectively and are measured as per standards as set down by the Regulatory agencies and corporate policy with the intent on improving VIA Rail’s performance each year in all areas
  • Attend the scene of all derailments, accidents and other emergencies and conduct “ad hoc” investigations in relation to on-site
  • incidents/accidents involving operating employee and/or performance or non-performance compliance of CROR infractions/Corporate Policy or represent VIA Rail with the host railway participating in investigations of our employees for the same;
  • Liaise with host Railways, Union organizations, Internal departments and Regulatory agencies to ensure safety and the timely delivery of VIA Rail’s services to its customers;

Job Requirements:

  • A good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Lotus Notes;
  • Must be fluent in both French and English both verbally and written;
  • Ten years of experience in railway operations and Canadian Railway Operating rules (CROR) qualified;
  • Availability to travel extensively.
  • University degree in Management or equivalent training and experience;
  • Good working knowledge of and experience with collective agreements;
  • Must be locomotive engineer qualified with the ability to be medically certified as “Safety Critical”;

Job Details:

Company: VIA Rail

Job Category: Government Jobs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Montreal, Quebec, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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