Employment

Senior PTC Systems Engineer – Wayside Signal Systems

The Senior PTC Systems Engineer – Wayside Signal Systems is responsible for the successful implementation of the Belt Railway’s Positive Train Control (PTC) Wayside Signal Systems. In this role the candidate will be considered the Belt Railway’s expert on PTC Wayside Signal Systems and be expected to provide leadership and guidance in this subject area. They need to have hands-on experience with the design and configuration of complicated large scale Wayside Signal Systems. Successful candidates will be detail oriented, organized, able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, and display a high aptitude and interest for problem solving. The Senior PTC Systems Engineer – Wayside Signal Systems will work under the supervision of the PTC Program Manager. 

What our Senior PTC Systems Engineer – Wayside Signal Systems does:

  • Be the Belt’s expert in Wayside Signal Systems and their operation in a PTC environment
  • Understand industry and railroad requirements and standards for an integrated PTC Wayside Signal System
  • Be proficient in the requirements, application, hardware design and programming of PTC Wayside Interface Units (WIU) in Centralized Traffic Control territories
  • Be an integral member of the Belt’s Internal PTC Team
  • Work directly with the Belt’s Contracted PTC Implementation Systems Integrators
  • Design and configure Wayside Signal Systems equipment
  • Rack and test equipment in a lab environment
  • Troubleshoot lab and field production systems
  • Interact with Railroad personnel in both field and office settings

Who we’re looking for:  

  • Undergraduate (or higher) Engineering degree or equivalent experience. Equivalent work experience in the railroad signal industry may be acceptable in lieu of the educational requirement
  • Experience in formal integration/testing methods
  • Software development experience preferred
  • Knowledge of railroad systems operations, engineering principles and concepts, and general operating rules preferred
  • Hands on Individual who can do the work themselves not just direct others
  • Proven ability to provide creative and elegant solutions to problems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and use new technologies

Resumes can be submitted by email at hr@beltrailway.com, by fax at (708) 496-4005 to Human Resources, or can be dropped of with Human Resources. No phone calls, please.


LOCOMOTIVE SHOP LABORER

The Belt Railway Company of Chicago is currently accepting resumes for Locomotive Shop Laborers. Locomotive Shop Laborers are responsible for providing basic service to BRC and foreign locomotives (sanding, water, general cleaning) as well as providing general labor in the BRC Locomotive Repair Shop. Applicants must be able to regularly work variable shifts, including evenings, overnight and weekends. Applicants must be comfortable working outdoors in variable weather conditions throughout the year. Must be able to safely work on or near heavy machinery. High School Degree or equivalent and valid driver’s license is required.

Resumes can be submitted by email at hr@beltrailway.com, by fax at (708) 496-4005 to Human Resources, or can be dropped of with Human Resources. No phone calls, please.

POSTED: October 25, 2016


ROADMASTER

The Belt Railway Company of Chicago is currently accepting resumes for a Roadmaster. The Track Department is responsible for planning and directing inspection, construction, maintenance and repair for Track Infrastructure and other Structures (bridges, buildings, miscellaneous facilities). This position will serve as the first line supervisor, responsible for the planning of all track-related activities including working with management team to define priorities, establish performance expectations and metrics/measurements, and evaluate performance. Field activity is a routine part of this position, accounting for roughly 70% of duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintaining BRC and Engineering Department safety standards
  • Developing work and track maintenance plans to support operations
  • Supervising field personnel in completion of inspections, maintenance, and construction
  • Identifying and developing appropriate training programs for various work groups
  • Developing knowledge of BRC internal and external customer service needs
  • Developing and executing engineering plans to support BRC’s capital program
  • Ensuring coordination between various BRC departments

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • 3-5 years related work experience; demonstrated broad knowledge of railroad operations
  • Bachelors of Science in related field a plus

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, right-of-way maps and construction plans
  • Knowledge and understanding of FRA track safety standards; ability to apply knowledge in the field and document non-compliance
  • Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written forms with employees, supervisors and business associates in a professional manner

Qualified applicants should email resume and cover letter to hr@beltrailway.com.

POSTED: June 17, 2016


Communications Electrician

The Belt Railway Company of Chicago is seeking a Communications Electrician. FCC license is preferred. 2-5 years of professional experience required with repair and installation of electronic equipment, such as security camera systems, radios, data transmission and storage devices, and phone systems. 3+ years of stable employment (full-time equivalent), HSD or equivalent and driver’s license required. Must be able to work variable shifts.

Resumes should be submitted by email at hr@beltrailway.com, by fax at (708) 496-4005. No phone calls please. Veterans encouraged to apply.

POSTED: January 7, 2015