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    Summary

    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 (Hazardous Material) responsible for the improvement and advancement of railroad safety and monitoring regulatory compliance of hazardous material shipments by rail within their assigned territory.

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    Responsibilities

    The Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials):

    • Plans and carries out an itinerary of periodic inspections of the handling of hazardous materials at all rail facilities, including intermodal facilities, shipper/consignee locations, and tank car manufacturing and repair. Also, inspects rail cars, freight containers and intermodal bulk containers for compliance with applicable hazardous materials regulations, freight car equipment and safety appliance standards.
    • Conducts investigations of collisions, reportable derailment unintentional releases of hazardous materials, or other accidents/incidents resulting in serious injury to person(s) or to the property of a railroad occurring on the line of any common carrier engaged in interstate transportation.
    • Determines probable cause of accident or incident and if Federal regulations were violated. Develops comprehensive reports (e.g., accident, incident, and notices of probable violation) which outline findings and recommendations.

    This position is perfect for a mid-level professional with strong technical background in applying current Federal railroad safety standards pertaining to Hazardous Material, as well as strong analytical and communication skills; and experience to conduct inspections pertaining to tank cars and containers used to transport hazardous materials, shipment and packaging of hazardous materials, and loading and unloading procedures; mission focused, and is looking for great health benefits and a stable work-life environment.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - This position requires frequent travel. Travel is a condition of employment.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • 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/539588900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.