Employment

Director Police & Risk Management

The Belt Railway Company of Chicago is currently accepting resumes for a Director Police & Risk Management. Reporting to the General Counsel, Secretary & Director Human Resources, this position is responsible for the effective management of the Belt Railway Police Department, as well as companywide risk management, safety and security requirements. This position will oversee day-to-day operation of the BRC Police Department, and administer the BRC’s Alcohol & Drug Policy including employee drug & alcohol testing. This position is responsible for investigation and management of all incidents relating to employee and third-party injuries, as well as property damage incidents. This position will work extensively with BRC’s various departments and related outside vendors related to all aspects of law enforcement, risk management and safety responsibilities. This position will also manage BRC’s labor-management safety committee, and must cooperatively interact with other departments and external contractors, vendors, government officers, etc.

SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 20 years law enforcement experience
  • Minimum 10 years in a supervisory/leadership position
  • Qualified and experienced in post-incident/accident investigations
  • Some college or related professional training required; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Prior training in railroad incident/injury investigations preferred
  • Prior experience coordinating with multiple police departments and/or government agencies preferred
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Must be able to work variable shifts when position requirements dictate
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to perform duties with minimal oversight
  • Familiarity with standard (Microsoft) computer programs required

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Qualified applicants should forward resume and cover letter to BRC Human Resources Department or email to hr@beltrailway.com.


Mechanical – Car Department

The Belt Railway Company of Chicago is currently accepting resumes for Mechanical-Car Department employees. Applicants must be able to regularly work variable shifts, including evenings and weekends. Applicants must be comfortable working outdoors in variable conditions throughout the year. High School Degree or equivalent and valid driver’s license is required. Previous experience with welding or general mechanical experience is a plus.

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


Trainmaster

The Belt Railway Company of Chicago is currently accepting resumes for a Trainmaster. The successful candidate for this position will effectively manage daily operations and employees in the BRC’s Transportation Department. The successful candidate will be familiar with Switchman, Locomotive Engineer, and Remote Control Operator duties and three (3) plus years of supervisory experience. Computer aptitude and reporting skills a must. Responsibilities include supervising multiple switch crews in daily operations, working classification yard operations, actively monitoring contract employee rules compliance, and communicating with other customer railroads as necessary. This position must cooperatively interact with other departments and external customers. Excellent opportunity, competitive pay and great benefits. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 5 years of stable employment
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience
  • Previous experience supervising employees in multi-shift 24/7operation preferred
  • Knowledge of computer-based reporting and tracking programs preferred
  • PC aptitude (Email, Word, Excel)
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Must be able to work variable shifts when position requirements dictate
  • Proven background in management skills self-development preferred

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Qualified applicants should forward resume and cover letter to BRC Human Resources Department, 6900 S. Central Avenue, Bedford Park, IL 60638 or email to hr@beltrailway.com.


Signalperson

The Belt Railway Company of Chicago is currently accepting applications for Signalpersons or Trainees. They will assist the Signal Maintainer in inspection, testing and maintenance of batteries to insure proper operation, inspection and testing of signal circuitry, replacing defective components, wiring, broken lenses or light bulbs, cleaning signal equipment including signs and lenses with cloths and solvents, lubricating moving parts on mechanical equipment, inspection, testing and maintenance of signal equipment such as grade crossing devices, power switches and switch air unit controllers, installing testing and maintaining retarder systems, performing a wide range of construction, installation, maintenance and repair activities requiring frequent use of hand tools, general labor duties as assigned. Must be able to work in a safety-sensitive, construction-oriented environment.

Must have a HS diploma or GED. Electrical or Electronics experience in the military or on the job required. An associate degree in Electronics is a definite plus, but not required. Computer literacy is also strongly preferred. Must have experience working outdoors year round and be available to work 24/7. Must be able to meet full-time employment requirement. Experience in construction or cable installation a plus. Class A CDL strongly preferred, or ability to obtain Class A CDL within 90 days of hire date. Previous experience operating heavy machinery a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license and own vehicle. Must pass a physical, background check, and a post-offer drug test if offered a position. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Resumes can be emailed to hr@beltrailway.com. No phone calls please.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Workforce diversity is an essential part of the Belt Railway’s commitment to quality and to the future. We encourage you to apply, whatever your race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status.