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Alliant Energy Supervisor Track & Structures (Roadmaster) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

4973BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Manages and administers the CRANDIC Railroad's maintenance, associated budgets, track safety standards and quality assurance.

  • Coordinates and plans maintenance and program track work with other departments to maximize track work and train operations. Updates management team regarding future track improvements.

  • Facilitates the employee empowerment process (Pro-Formance), consistent with the company's goals and corporate objectives.

  • Supervises and Performs track inspections and monitors track inspectors to ensure quality inspections for safe train operations.

  • Follows and monitors work practices, safety related issues to improve quality and performance.

  • Monitor and enforce FRA compliance along with company policies, rules and standards.

  • Manages and administers 49 CFR part 213 Regulations for Track Safety Standards.

  • Work with local, county and state agencies on railroad issues to create and continue good relations.

  • Demonstrates leadership in the area of safety. This requires observing and enforcing safety rules and practices, encouraging safe work behaviors, and promptly correcting conditions and unsafe behaviors which may lead to accidents.

  • Performs all management duties including, but not limited to, budgeting, hiring, performance reviews, coordinating and scheduling work, salary recommendations, discipline, ensure employees report to work fit for duty, leadership, grievance resolution, coaching & counseling, models Alliant Energy Core values at all times.


  • Performs work under the general supervision of the Manager –Track & Structures.

  • Supervises the work of professional, non-exempt and bargaining unit employees engaged in track work or other related work. Also, may supervise the work of external contractors.

Requisition ID:4973BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Cedar Rapids, IA Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:If you enjoy challenges, have the drive to learn, and are passionate about the work you do we invite you to consider CRANDIC Rail, a Travero company and subsidiary of Alliant Energy!

What sets us apart?

  • Excellent pay and benefits

  • A commitment to career growth and development

  • A culture that embraces our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, and think beyond – be bold.

  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on our local communities

CRANDIC Rail, a Travero company and subsidiary of Alliant Energy is seeking a Supervisor Track and Structures (Roadmaster) to join our team! This position will be located in Cedar Rapids, IA. In this position, you will be responsible for supervising various track maintenance functions to support field activity; including but not limited to: coordination and oversight of scheduled manpower, budgets, material management, re-collectible activity management, safety management, resolution of issues, meetings and training programs. You also will oversee the implementation of appropriate policies/procedures and provide guidance to the Section for a safe and efficient working environment.

This position is part of our Emergency Response team. Applicants must live within a 50 mile radius of: 1445 Rockford Rd SW Cedar Rapids, IA

Hours for this position are as follows:

  • Winter hours M-F 0700-1500

  • Production Hours M-TH 0600-1600 (or as needed)

Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.

Job Category:Railroad/Barge/Coal Transfer Job Qualifications:

Preferred Experience and Education

  • Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in business administration, engineering or related area

  • 3 years of experience with a railroad and/or railroad activities is preferred

Other Requirements

  • Promotes and supports diversity initiatives and equal employment opportunity.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities

  • Demonstrated effective leadership and supervisory skills preferred.

  • Demonstrated understanding of HAZ/MAT training, derailment causes and re-railing of rolling stock preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data, identify process improvement need from data, perform root cause analysis and implement process improvement changes.

  • Demonstrated experience working in union environment.

  • Demonstrated financial skills such as budgeting and basic accounting.

  • Demonstrated prioritizing and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management) preferred

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment

*NOTE: All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

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.

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.

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Applications will be accepted until a qualified pool of candidates is received.

Posting Title:CRANDIC Rail - Supervisor Track & Structures (Roadmaster)