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50017266 - 01202022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position is a member of the team that handles the day to day fuel requirements for KCS.  This position is responsible for creating fuel requisitions, entering fuel Goods Receipts, performing month-end close process and account reconciliations. This position also performs high-level account analysis, audits fuel invoices... More Details
50045759 - 01202022
Laredo, Texas, US
  POSITION SUMMARY:This position will work as part of the section gang to lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. This work includes using ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine ope... More Details
30000185 - 01172022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position leads a staff who provide daily supervision of cost-effective repairs and maintenance resulting in safe tracks, rights of way, and facilities that are operational 24 hours a day. This position handles the budget and departmental operations to ensure projects are completed on target.   Works on complex issues wh... More Details
50017627 - 01142022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position oversees the US and Mexico Engineering division forces, Production teams, and Work Equipment personnel. This includes oversight of the related activities and policies to ensure departmental and corporate objectives are achieved safely, efficiently and cost effectively with maximum production, minimal train delays an... More Details
50045752 - 01172022
Laredo, Texas, US
  Description This position provides daily supervision of staff to perform cost effective repairs and maintenance resulting in safe track, right of way, and facility conditions for an assigned territory of moderate scope.   Acts as a team lead and coordinates the work of others, supervising the daily activities of operations team members.... More Details
50037531 - 1112022
Sallisaw, Oklahoma, US
  POSITION SUMMARY:This position will work as part of the section gang to lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. This work includes using ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine ope... More Details
30002568 - 1112022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  JOB SUMMARY: A carman is responsible for inspecting, repairing and maintaining railcars consistent with industry standards, company directives, and federal regulations. A carman will use hand tools, power tools, welding and cutting equipment and measuring instruments; and will also be required to operate forklifts, cranes, tractors, torches,... More Details
50045150 - 1112022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position leads highly complex, high profile, or enterprise-wide IT project/programs consisting of multiple projects. It plans and coordinates all aspects of internal information system-specific projects from initiation to delivery. Projects often involve network, server, or software implementation and upgrades, end user serv... More Details
50045756 - 01062022
Pearl, Mississippi, US
  POSITION SUMMARY:This position will work as part of the section gang to lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. This work includes using ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine ope... More Details
50045757 - 01062022
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US
  POSITION SUMMARY:This position will work as part of the section gang to lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. This work includes using ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine ope... More Details
50041425 - 01052022
Westlake, Louisiana, US
Description This position coordinates train operations and is responsible for the safe and efficient movement of all trains within an assigned territory of average scope, size, and volume. It ensures the safety of crews and meets operational and financial targets as outlined by the TSP (Transportation Service Plan) and associated KPI's (Key Perform... More Details
50045562 - 01052022
Westlake, Louisiana, US
JOB SUMMARY An Assistant Signalman installs, maintains and dismantles signal structures and components such as foundations, equipment housing, cable and switches. *This is a system-wide position without a determined home office*   JOB DUTIES Digs, fills and stamps holes and trenches. Climbs poles and ladders. Operates non-power hand tools suc... More Details
50045561 - 01052022
Sulphur Springs, Texas, US
JOB SUMMARY An Assistant Signalman installs, maintains and dismantles signal structures and components such as foundations, equipment housing, cable and switches. *This is a system-wide position without a determined home office*   JOB DUTIES Digs, fills and stamps holes and trenches. Climbs poles and ladders. Operates non-power hand tools suc... More Details
50045560 - 01052022
Sallisaw, Oklahoma, US
JOB SUMMARY An Assistant Signalman installs, maintains and dismantles signal structures and components such as foundations, equipment housing, cable and switches. *This is a system-wide position without a determined home office*   JOB DUTIES Digs, fills and stamps holes and trenches. Climbs poles and ladders. Operates non-power hand tools suc... More Details
50025176 - 01052022
Beaumont, Texas, US
  Description This position performs the inspection of bridges and supervises the construction, maintenance, repairs and/or renewal of bridges. It inspects bridge structures to ensure compliance with KCS, AREMA, Industry Bridge Standards and Federal guidelines.   Acts as a team lead and coordinates the work of others, supervising the dail... More Details
50045664 - 12212021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Job Summary: This position supervises Train Dispatchers and resources to ensure safe and expeditious movement of trains and other on-track equipment for an assigned territory. Coordinates Maintenance of Way curfews and Work Windows for minimal disruption of train movement.    Applies and enforces guidelines to ensure compliance and... More Details
50045645
Heavener, Oklahoma, US
Work Equipment Mechanics inspect, service, troubleshoot, and make vital repairs to heavy construction equipment including machinery designed for the railroad. This position will be responsible for maintaining and repairing equipment across the Kansas City Southern Railway system. *This is a system-wide position without a specific home office which ... More Details
50042362 - 12172021
Laredo, Texas, US
  POSITION SUMMARY:A carman apprentice is responsible for learning the carman craft including air brake operation and repair, and, as such, will participate in inspecting, repairing and maintaining railcars consistent with industry standards, company directives, and federal regulations. A carman apprentice will use hand tools, power tools, wel... More Details
220923-021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position assists in ensuring the efficient management and movement of train and engine crews utilizing the Auto Crew Call system. It assists in coordination of lodging and transportation for crews with hotels, motels, and taxi companies.   Uses developed specialized skills to complete a wide range of tasks and procedure... More Details
30001749 - 12172021
Heavener, Oklahoma, US
  POSITION SUMMARY: A machinist is responsible for inspecting, servicing, and maintaining diesel locomotive mechanical systems in accordance with company and federal regulations; diagnosing diesel engine malfunctions and effecting repairs using hand tools, overhead cranes and machine tools; operating forklifts, cranes, and tractors; using torc... More Details
220917-021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position leads all aspects of the electronic data interchange (EDI) team at KCS. This team helps with development of automated solution initiatives to in improve efficiencies, productivity, reduce costs, and decrease turnaround time. While responsible for developing multiple sequences, manipulations, and overrides which is k... More Details
50045559 - 12142021
Beaumont, Texas, US
  POSITION SUMMARY:This position will work as part of the section gang to lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. This work includes using ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine ope... More Details
50045557 - 12142021
DeQuincy, Louisiana, US
  POSITION SUMMARY:This position will work as part of the section gang to lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. This work includes using ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine ope... More Details
30001872 – 12022021
Shreveport, Louisiana, US
JOB SUMMARY An Assistant Signalman installs, maintains and dismantles signal structures and components such as foundations, equipment housing, cable and switches. *This is a system-wide position without a determined home office*   JOB DUTIES Digs, fills and stamps holes and trenches. Climbs poles and ladders. Operates non-power hand tools suc... More Details
50044584 - 11192021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position manages key performance indicators (KPI’s) and overall service provided by the Intermodal Terminals for the KCSR and KCSM. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction. Solves a range of moderately complex problems. Leads projects of limited scope and portions of larger projects. Provides informal guida... More Details
50028933 - 11232021
Shreveport, Louisiana, US
  POSITION SUMMARY: A diesel mechanic is responsible for inspecting, servicing, and maintaining diesel locomotive mechanical systems in accordance with company and federal regulations; diagnosing diesel engine malfunctions and effecting repairs using hand tools, overhead cranes and machine tools; operating forklifts, cranes, and tractors;... More Details
30000938 - 01062022
Shreveport, Louisiana, US
  POSITION SUMMARY: A Machinist is responsible for inspecting, servicing, and maintaining diesel locomotive mechanical systems in accordance with company and federal regulations; diagnosing diesel engine malfunctions and effecting repairs using hand tools, overhead cranes and machine tools; operating forklifts, cranes, and tractors; using torc... More Details
30002328 - 11192021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description: The terminal manager is responsible for ensuring safe and efficient operations at Intermodal and Automotive facilities. As well as, the overall management of the operating contractors and vendors, performing the operations and the overall care of the facility.   Accountabilities: Manages and coordinates the daily switching... More Details
50038230 - 11192021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position optimizes the handling of incoming calls and transaction processing within the customer solution center operation. It coordinates a broad scope of responsibilities associated with customer communications, customer satisfaction, and quality assurance. Learns railroad fundamentals including Operations, Sales and Marke... More Details
30001409 - 11092021.2
Shreveport, Louisiana, US
  POSITION SUMMARY: An electrician is responsible for inspecting, servicing, and maintaining diesel locomotive electrical systems in accordance with company guidelines and federal regulations; detecting and diagnosing diesel engine electrical malfunctions, and making necessary repairs using hand tools, overhead cranes and machine tools; operat... More Details
50045528 - 11032021
Monroe, Louisiana, US
  POSITION SUMMARY:This position will work as part of the section gang to lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. This work includes using ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine ope... More Details
50045477 - 10292021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description Responsible for the creation and continuous improvement of automation to real-time sense and detect hardware, process, and human-factor failures. Create automatic alerting, and generate detailed analytics to drive business decisions. This includes automating everyday tasks performed frequently to assist in making Operations a mor... More Details
50041303 - 10262021
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US
  POSITION SUMMARY:This position will work as part of the section gang to lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. This work includes using ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine ope... More Details
50033475 - 10082021
Corpus Christi, Texas, US
  Description This position is responsible for quality cost effective maintenance, repair, and inspection of cars and locomotives. It manages locomotive, service track and car shop operations. This position is responsible for responding to and managing service interruptions within the terminal and in mainline. This position manages special pro... More Details
220806-021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
Description This leadership position directs overall railroad operating functions for an assigned territory. It provides direction and leadership to ensure efficient, safe and effective transportation services. Areas of responsibility may include operations, budget, maintenance, compliance, human resources and safety.   Accountabilities Provi... More Details
220805-021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
Description This position oversees train operations and is responsible for the safe and efficient movement of all trains for an assigned territory. Ensures the safety of crews and meets operational and financial targets as outlined by the TSP (Transportation Service Plan) and associated KPI's (Key Performance Indicators). Analyzes past results, for... More Details
50008017 - 06252021
Beaumont, Texas, US
  *INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY* Qualification Requirements:  The duties of the Yardmaster position include, but are not limited to, working knowledge of transportation information such as blocking, station numbers, oral and written communications, use of a personal computer, other office equipment and receiving data via telephone.  ... More Details