Posting dates: 12/4/2018 - 12/24/2018

All applicants must apply online


(* indicates requisition 5801)

Job Title*:Supv I Track & ROW  Pay Grade*:S8/ Starting Salary: $48,721  
Section*:Track & Right of Way  Job Code:6103 
Division*:Facility Maintenance Building  FLSA/EEO:Non-exempt/Service and Maintenance 
Department*:Rail Operations    

Responsible for supervising the programs and activities of Track & Right-of-Way personnel for Dallas Area Rapid Transit's (DART) Ways, Structures & Amenities Division.


  1. Perform routine supervisory duties related to maintenance service functional area of assignment; provide support on special maintenance projects.
  2. Oversee activities such as track inspections, replacement of rails, and special track work parts, ballast, ties, direct fixation fasteners, rail joints, cleaning of roadbed/drains, constructing track, track lining/surfacing operations, etc.
  3. Assist in developing and implementing ongoing track inspection program to include computer-reporting system; ensure track personnel performing inspections are aware of standards, tolerances, and typical adverse conditions that may affect the movement of track.
  4. Ensure track personnel are trained in the proper use and operation of all equipment; assist in developing preventive maintenance and emergency repair procedures, upgrade and replacement program.
  5. Maintain records and reports of work production, procurement, usage of materials, and verify daily time reports of employees.
  6. Perform track work tests and evaluations as required to comply with reliability, maintainability, and safety criteria per DART standards; enforce safety requirements and DART rules and regulations.
  7. Maintain spare parts and tool/equipment inventory for projected maintenance and repair programs.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Note: An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the below stated minimums excluding High School Diploma, GED, Licenses, or Certifications.

  1. Associate Degree from an accredited college, university or technical institute in Business Administration, Computer Science, Rail Technology, Construction, or other related technical fields.
  2. Four (4) years experience in track maintenance and repairs on a Class I railroad or on an electrified rail transit system.
  3. Must obtain and maintain certifications in compliance with all state and federal regulations applicable to this position.
  4. Must have knowledge of Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations and standards.
  5. Must have a valid Drivers License Class-C, and be able to obtain a Texas Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class-A Restricted within 90 days of employment; no Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) conviction within the last sixty (60) consecutive months, not more than one (1) DWI/DUI on driving record, and not more than three (3) convictions of moving violations within the last thirty-six (36) consecutive months in order to operate DART non-revenue vehicles.
  6. Must pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical (medical) examination, which includes a drug screen in order to operate DART revenue and non-revenue vehicles; incumbents are subject to the federal testing regulations of safety sensitive positions, which include random alcohol and drug testing as a condition of continued employment.
  7. Analytical skills to solve highly complex civil, mechanical, electrical, and technical problems.
  8. Must be able to orally communicate in an effective manner with the public, co-workers, supervisors and managers to ensure efficient operations; to promote safety; and to respond to emergencies. Must also be able to read and comprehend a variety of work related/required technical manuals, safety rules and regulations.
  9. An applicable business acumen, providing analytic and creative skills to find solutions to interpersonal, technical, and administrative problems resulting in timely and accurate decisions both as an individual and at a team level.
  10. Ability to manage and deal equitably and effectively with all races, nationalities, cultures, disabilities, ages and genders.
  11. Ability to change direction, handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis.
  12. Ability to positively motivate individuals and teams to meet or exceed project expectations.
  13. Provides current, direct, complete, and actionable positive and corrective direction to others.
  14. Ability to be tolerant with people and processes. Listens and checks before acting.
  15. Knowledge of track maintenance tools such as rail drill, rail saw, huck tools, and hand tools.
  16. Personal computer (PC), software applications to include MS Office (Word, Excel, Access).
  17. Subject to 24 hour call-in for emergency or unusual conditions; required to work various shifts.
  18. Physical ability to be mobile frequently 50% to 75% of work time, exert moderate physical effort while standing, walking, or lifting materials/tools/objects weighing up to 100 pounds.
  19. Operates DART non-revenue vehicles as required such as crane, dump and flatbed trucks, trailers, etc.

Reports to Mgr Track & ROW *

Works in an environment where there is exposure to dust, noise, or temperature. May be exposed to unpleasant working conditions to include dust, noise, temperature, weather, petroleum products, and chemicals, assuming incumbent is observing all policies and procedures, safety precautions and regulations, and using all protective clothing and devices provided.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may perform other duties as assigned.

DART is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, supporting diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V

Last Updated: 11/13/2018 doc_id=1097608013002