Alliant Energy Yard Manager - Railroad in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Create work orders for train crews.
Communicate with connecting railroads on interchanges.
Build a strong culture of employee engagement.
Keep track of inventory and direct crews to blocking instructions.
Perform job safety briefings with train crews.
Verify customer spots and releases are accurate.
Perform yard inventory checks
Create turnovers and job safety briefings with various crews and coworkers.
Communicate with Supervisor of Train Operations and assist with projects and operations as needed.
Complete and remit all required reports and communication in a timely manner, both orally and written.
Read and respond to emails timely and accurately.
Requisition ID:4955BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Cedar Rapids, IA Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:Are you skilled at multi-tasking and have an eye for detail? Do you enjoy helping your coworkers perform their best work while up against a deadline?
If the answer is yes, we invite you to explore a career with the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway (CRANDIC).
CRANDIC Rail, a Travero company and subsidiary of Alliant Energy, is currently seeking a Yard Manager - Railroad to work out of their Cedar Rapids, IA facility. This position is responsible for the daily coordination of train crews, tracking of railcar inventory and directly interacting and planning with internal departments and CRANDIC’s customers.
This position may require a shift rotation of 1st, 2nd and 3rd, or the working of a 2nd or 3rd shift. Working weekends and holidays is required.
This is a bargaining unit position.
This position is eligible for Federal Railroad Retirement benefits.
Job Category:Railroad/Barge/Coal Transfer Job Qualifications:
- Previous dispatch or customer service experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated proficiency using computer systems and software, including Microsoft Office products.
Previous background working shift positions including nights, weekends and holidays.
Demonstrated experience managing and interfacing with internal and external customers.
Ability to work independently, in an unsupervised environment.
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.
Posting Title:Yard Manager - Railroad