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Railroad Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Company: Utah Transit Authority
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Utah Transit Authority JOB SUMMARY Provides expertise, support, and oversight of regulatory plans and programs from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) including State Safety Oversight (SSO), and other regulatory entities. Writes and advises on regulatory plans to ensure adherence to federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. Coordinates and collaborates with rail training, management, legal, and other departments to update and create new programs in compliance with regulations. Interfaces with regulatory staff to host audits and inspections; responds to all regulatory requests for the service unit. Identifies process improvement opportunities for quality and accuracy. Conducts audits and inspections to verify performance is compliant with programs and plans. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION/TRAINING:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in a relevant field required. EXPERIENCE:
    • Five years progressive experience dealing with federal, state, and local regulations.
    • Preferred experience in railroad operations, vehicle maintenance, or maintenance of way;
    • Knowledge of 49 CFR 200-299 and public transportation.
    • Basic proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and database programs.
    • Working knowledge and understanding of General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR).
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Comfortable with preparing and making formal presentations. - OR - An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. [UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.] This job requires regular and predictable attendance. UTAs benefits package for full-time administrative employees includes:
      • Health, dental, vision, life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance (eligible after 30 days of employment), with Flexible Spending and Dependent Care accounts.
      • Health and Wellness Clinics for on-site medical care at no cost to employees, spouses, and dependent children.
      • 22 days of accrued paid time off (13 vacation days and 9 sick days), which increases with tenure at UTA.
      • 10 paid holidays and two paid (2) floating holidays per year.
      • Retirement options - Pension Plan with 5-year vesting schedule and 457 Contribution Plan, available for immediate contributions and company matching.
      • Generous tuition reimbursement for higher education, available for both bachelors and masters degree.
      • Training, development, and career advancement opportunities.
      • Paid parental leave for birth, adoption, and child placement (after 12 months of employment).
      • Free transit passes for employee, spouse, and dependent children.
      • Employee assistance program includes counseling, legal services, financial planning, etc.
      • UTA Well a comprehensive wellness program designed to support employees and dependents in their health and wellness goals.
      • Free on-site fitness facilities and discounted membership to VASA Fitness. For more information on UTAs Total Rewards benefits package, please visit: Pay Rate: $70,339.36 annually or more dependent on experience Close Date: June 27th, 2022 by 05:59pm PM21


Keywords: Utah Transit Authority, Salt Lake City , Railroad Regulatory Compliance Specialist, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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