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Vice President of Engineering - Central Region

Company: Railpros Field Services Inc
Location: Irving
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

RailPros provides comprehensive consulting services for the rail industry. We specialize in areas of RWIC/railroad flagging, project management, observation and inspection, real estate, rail design and engineering, training, and media production. As a leader in our industry, RailPros' projects create long-term value for our clients from concept through operation by providing technical excellence and outstanding services. We are seeking a Vice President of Engineering to join our growing team.
Our Vice President of Engineering will set departments business goals, interacts by building business with new and existing clients and resolve internal and external issues when needed. They supervise Directors, Sr. Managers and Technical Staff and guide and evaluate each department's performance. Responsible for departments overall performance (Revenue, Quality and Employee Utilization) and identifying and implementing new business opportunities and services Ensure departmental compliance with company policies.
Primary Duties:

  • Provide day-to-day leadership and management to a service organization that mirrors the adopted mission and core values of the company. Bottom line: Build an attractive, growing, and successful company across all business sectors
  • Responsible for driving the region, territory, or function to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business goals and objectives. (Grow Company's bottom line)
  • Motivate and lead a high-performance management team; attract, recruit, and retain a high-performance talent; provide mentoring as a cornerstone to the management career development program
  • Act as lead "client-care officer" through direct contact with every client and business partner
  • Represent the firm with clients, investors, and business partners
  • Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within the company
  • Expand new markets, services, and client base
  • Implement new efficiencies and mange G&A cost
  • Prepare and implement business plans and forecast ROI
  • Oversee projects associated with assigned key account, including but not limited to new development, internal and external communication, pilot programs and the timely addressing any support and service issues that may arise
  • Develop and manage department budgets and revenue forecasts - Grow the Business
  • Other duties as assigned or required to meet the business needs.
    Required Qualifications:

    • Candidate must reside within Central US States - Dallas, Chicago, St. Louis
    • Must have a minimum of 10 years' experience in Class 1 or Transit Rail engineering or Maintenance of Way.
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related degree (will consider work experience in lieu of degree)
    • Deep knowledge of Railroad and Rail Transit M/W and engineering services both internal and contracted
    • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse workforce and multiple projects simultaneously
    • degree in Engineering or related degree. PE
    • Proficient in client contracts and procurements requirements. Coordinates and implements contractors' work, and resolves any disputes over labor, scheduling, or payments
      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Advanced degree in Engineering
      • PE
        Why RailPros:
        Opportunity for growth/advancement - promotion/advancement from within. Be a part of a niche and essential industry that has continued growth and has remained stable during COVID (pandemic). Opportunity to be a part of exciting projects with a diverse and inclusive company culture. We offer company paid training/testing, license/certificates (PE, PMP, etc.), Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, HRA, Accident Plan, Life Insurance, Disability, 401K, PTO, paid holidays, and bonus opportunities.

        • MISSION - Serving Our Customers: RailPros is dedicated to being the premier engineering and diversified safety services company to America's rail and transit industry.

          • VISION - Helping to Keep North America Moving: RailPros' vision symbolizes our unique experience and dedicated approach to providing excellent service to the railroad and rail transit companies that move North America's freight and improve people's mobility and quality of life.

            • VALUES:
              • Hungry: We are driven to work as a team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and learning with a passion for action and excellence.
              • Humble: We have compassion for our customers and work to earn their trust and solve their problems. We exist to help them succeed.
              • Nimble: We are continually aware of changes in the industry, and we adapt quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our talented and experienced rail people are available 24/7/365, we can mobilize and respond quickly, and we create and utilize the latest technology to provide exceptional service for our customers.
                To learn more about RailPros click here.
                Equal Opportunity EmployerRailPros is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered partner status, age, national origin, or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Railpros Field Services Inc, Irving , Vice President of Engineering - Central Region, Executive , Irving, Texas

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