Bombardier Deputy Gen. Manager Safety & Training in San Diego, California

Deputy Gen. Manager Safety & Training-TAME-USSD01829931


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

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The Services team within Bombardier in North America, numbering over 1,700 professionals through 12 current contracts, is responsible for third party Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services for commuter and light rail transit systems, overhaul and refurbishment of passenger rail cars, material solutions (spare parts, engineering and innovative long term material supply agreements) and technology solutions (creating and implementing innovative products and technologies for our transit clients).

To satisfy our expanding Services division, we are looking for a Deputy General Manager – Safety and Training. In this key role you will ensure audit and confirm overall Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) and compliance to operating practices, Federal, State and local regulations for the Bombardier Transportation Rail site. You will provide HSE and regulatory compliance training, develop action plans and programs, lead site teams in supporting a HSE and regulatory compliance culture.

In your role you will:

  • Support the Site in managing and ensuring Regulatory Compliance, while developing strategies and reports aimed at validating, maintaining and improving Regulatory Compliance.

  • Oversee the administration, implementation, and enforcement of all Health, Safety, and Environmental policies, procedures, and processes that have been distributed throughout the Bombardier Transportation North America (BTNA) Services division. Implement and verify OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 HSE Management Systems. Continually monitor Federal, State and Local regulations (Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), OSHA, PUC, EPA, TSA, etc) to ensure that we exceed all requirements. Establish audit procedures to ensure legal compliance with all these agencies as well as compliance with the operating regulations.

  • Audit and participate in accident and injury investigations, facility inspections, and risk assessments. Support Site managers and HSE coordinators with programs, communications and processes in alignment with corporate HSE policy and practices.

  • Oversee the system safety, security and regulatory compliance of a large muti-modal commuter and light-rail operation.

  • Chair and oversee the Contractor Safety Committee and participate in the System Safety Review Committee.

  • Take an active and lead role in all customer, internal and external audits and review all subsequent audit reports and action plans.

  • Review reports from Safety Officer, Training and Rules Officers that demonstrate that observed failures are discussed with employees and that the appropriate action was administered in accordance with agreed upon policies and procedures.

  • Oversee performance of employees to ensure compliance by reviewing and analyzing reports and data that measure system safety, security and efficiency testing.

  • Provide guidance to other departments to ensure that the qualifications, certifications, education and experience of employees are in compliance with all federal, state and local regulations, rules and laws.

  • Provide accurate reports and updates to the customer, General Manager and Corporate leadership.

  • Monitors and assess incidents which contravene federal, state and local regulations and customer requirements.

  • Build relationships with regulatory agencies and external organizations to encourage an open channel of communication along with cross functional team building within the company.

  • Responsible for providing site leadership and oversight for all operations and maintenance compliance requirements.

  • Provide guidance and direction to our Company’s safety and compliance professionals in addition to the site General Manager and Deputy General Managers.

  • Perform in depth analysis and research on regulatory compliance, specifically pertaining to FRA, FTA, CPUC and TSA regulations.

  • Develop a comprehensive plan to maintain compliance with FRA and other government reporting requirements.

  • Develop and implement necessary training.

  • Develop and document compliance policies and procedures


As our ideal candidate:

  • You will hold a Bachelor' degree in Occupational Health and Safety or the equivalent.

  • You will possess a minimum of 7 years of experience in a Health and Safety or Systems Safety role preferably within the rail transit or a rail transportation industry and FRA regulated operation.

  • You will possess at minimum seven (7) years in a safety supervisor/manager level role.

  • You will have a Lead Auditor training (ISO/OHSAS) or the equivalent.

  • You will have good knowledge of the FRA (Federal Railroad Administration), FTA (Federal Transit Administration) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) an asset.

  • Your OSHA experience is an asset.

  • Your English communication skills are excellent, knowledge of Spanish is an asset.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.

Job: Safety Engineering

Primary Location: US-CA-San Diego

Organization: Transportation

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:* 20.12.2018, 8:32:29 PM

Unposting Date

19.01.2019, 11:59:00 PM