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    FRA is committed to fostering a diverse, highly skilled workforce capable of meeting or exceeding our strategic goals with efficiency, innovation, and a constant focus on better serving our customers. You will serve as a Railroad Safety Inspector (OP) enforcing Federal safety and health regulations that concern operating rules and practices, such as the administration of Federal alcohol and drug control programs, hours of service for railroad employees involved with the movement of trains.

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    As a Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices) you will:

    • Plan and carry out periodic inspections of railroad yards, repair shops, and locomotive repair, and servicing facilities to observe railroad employees in the performance of operational duties for compliance with the law, including utility employees.
    • Examine records to ensure employees are in compliance with all appropriate Federal rules and regulations.
    • Investigate and inspect serious railroad accidents, and provide narrative reports describing the accidents, causes, and recommendations to prevent similar accidents in the future.
    • Work with railroad officers, union leaders, and other government official to improve safety.

    This position is perfect for a mid-level professional with strong technical background in applying current Federal railroad safety standards pertaining to Operating Practices as well as strong analytical and communication skills; and experience with conducting inspections and testing employees for compliance of regulations; mission focused, and is looking for great health benefits and a stable work-life environment.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - This position requires extensive travel. The travel is a condition of employment.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    2121 Railroad Safety

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513391200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.