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221389-021
Spring, Texas, US
POSITION SUMMARY:    Manages Corridor and Dispatch staff and resources to ensure safe and expeditious movement of trains and other on-track equipment for a territory of significant size.  Oversees Maintenance of Way curfews and Work Windows for minimal disruption of train movement. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Formal Education: High scho... More Details
221388-021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position assists with setting the strategy for labor relations programs to ensure compliance with policies and practices. It provides information, guidance and direction on HR programs, processes, and procedures to employees and managers. This role develops and implements policies and procedures, including grievance procedur... More Details
50017270-09282022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position is a key contributor and leader in conducting internal audits for the organization including financial, operational, compliance and strategy-focused audits. It plans, executes and reports on all aspects of the audit, use analytical tools to conduct audits and makes recommendations that add value to the business. Thi... More Details
50017643 - 09232022
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
50042589 -09212022
Shreveport, Louisiana, US
Description This position performs the construction and installation of assigned communications equipment at various locations throughout the KCS US communications operations rail network. This critical position ensures all assigned railroad communications systems are properly communicating to ensure the safe and efficient movement of trains across... More Details
30002031 - 09162022
Laredo, Texas, 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
50017119
Houston, Texas, US
  Description This position is responsible for the timely investigation, handling and resolution of casualty claims and litigation in the assigned geographic territory in a manner consistent with applicable local, state and federal laws. It maintains communication with injured parties and may interface with outside counsel and insurance vendor... More Details
50008235 - 08232022
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
50038668-09162022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position supports internal customers for information technology hardware and software needs for personal computing devices (desktop support). Accountabilities Provides support for MS Office products, desktop support issues, and printer issues. Responds to customers in a timely manner to resolve incidents and service request... More Details
50047612 - 09122022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position is responsible for incident troubleshooting on the Positive Train Control (PTC) and Energy Management System (EMS) incident management support desk. It performs analysis, troubleshooting and resolution of PTC and EMS incidents effecting train operations. Receives instruction, guidance, and direction from others. Use... More Details
221359-021
East St. Louis, Illinois, 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 ... More Details
221352-021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position ensures development and delivery of the Transportation Service Plan (TSP). It works in coordination across all departments in order to develop operational strategies that help to control and reduce operational costs. This position is responsible for scheduling integrity in MCS and generating analysis to support deci... More Details
50043829 - 09072022
Pearl, Mississippi, US
  Description The safety manager plays a critical role in derailment prevention and investigation in the assigned territory at KCS by providing  oversight and direction to ensure the proper design, implementation, and administration of KCS safety programs, policies, and procedures to support KCS Operations objectives.   Accountabilit... More Details
50047352 - 08092022
Pearl, Mississippi, US
POSITION SUMMARY: An Assistant Signalman installs, maintains and dismantles signal structures and components such as foundations, equipment housing, cable and switches; digs, fills and tamps holes and trenches; climbs poles and ladders; operates non-power hand tools such as hammers, screwdrivers, files, wrenches, pliers, shovels, picks, axes, cutte... More Details
30000371 - 08312022
East St. Louis, Illinois, 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, welder... More Details
50047491 - 08262022
East St. Louis, Illinois, US
  Description Oversees train operations focusing on Grain and is responsible for the safe and efficient movement of all trains for an assigned area. 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 ... More Details
50047330 - 08192022
Corpus Christi, 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 operators.... More Details
50047329 - 08192022
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 operators.... More Details
30000692 - 08292022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Job Summary: Maintains, repairs, and inspects locomotives to assure they are safely maintained in a quality, efficient manner. Handles locomotive, service track and car shop operations. Responds and leads service interruptions within the terminal and mainline. Manages special projects in support of mechanical operations, manages personnel, m... More Details
50038960 - 08232022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Job Description: Analyzes data output using statistical methodology to develop capacity-planning models to drive decision support for the rail car fleet sizing process. Develops and executes data mining programs using Business Objects or other distributed applications. Directly contacts cross-functional groups to communicate capacity require... More Details
30000130 - 08252022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
Description This position is responsible for technical accounting research, analysis and financial reporting for KCS capital assets in both US and Mexico GAAP. Includes preparation of MD&A, tables and footnotes for property, plant and equipment (PPE) and depreciation expense in SEC and other governmental/regulatory filings for both the US and M... More Details
30001675 - 08232022
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, welder... More Details
50040830 - 08192022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position is responsible for researching, analyzing and translating business requirements into technical specs and designing the logical and physical models that support the BI Enterprise DW development effort. This position is responsible for managing customer expectations by taking ownership as a Business Analyst and Data A... More Details
50034141 - 08192022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Job Summary This position leads the companies most complex projects for planning, installing, configuring, administering, and troubleshooting the network across LAN and WAN environments as well as provide coaching and mentoring to all other members of the Network team. Recognized within the organization as a functional expert with specialize... More Details
50008017 - 07272022
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.&nbs... More Details
50039316 - 08102022
Shreveport, Louisiana, US
  JOB DESCRIPTION: A mechanical foreman supervises, and under certain conditions may perform, locomotive and railcar inspection, maintenance, and repair in mechanical shops and on line-of-road. Mechanical foremen are responsible for safe and efficient movement of cars and locomotives in and around mechanical shop facilities.  Mechanical f... More Details
221300 - 021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Job Summary: The position is responsible for the development and execution of the enterprise release management life cycle. As part of the IT Operations and Performance Department the Release Manager is responsible for the development of the release management strategy and alignment into the IT Operating Model. Working closely with IT Busine... More Details
50047292 - 07272022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description The Public, Utility & Industrial Project Manager manages the coordination of railroad track related construction projects for Kansas City Southern. This position will ensure the KCS system meets appropriate design standards and safety plans. Verifying that schedules are set for timely execution, materials, and maintenance cre... More Details
50047291- 07272022
Houston, Texas, US
  Description This position coordinates and constructs assigned KCS track projects and is responsible to ensure schedules are set for timely execution, materials and gangs are in place to complete projects, and quality construction standards and specifications set by KCS and governing bodies are met. This position manages the budget and depart... More Details
50047290 - 07272022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description This position coordinates and constructs assigned KCS track projects and is responsible to ensure schedules are set for timely execution, materials and gangs are in place to complete projects, and quality construction standards and specifications set by KCS and governing bodies are met. This position manages the budget and depart... More Details
50047501 - 07282022
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 operators.... More Details
30000889 - 05162022
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; usin... More Details
50047356 - 07252022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  POSITION SUMMARY:This position will repair and maintain all aspects of the rail including frogs, rail-ends, turn-outs, switch points and glue joints using arc, propane or thermite welding processes.  This position will also inspect the weld after grinding to ensure no visible defects, replace defective rails where needed; and operate eq... More Details
50047358 - 07182022
Kansas City, Missouri, 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
50047359 - 07182022
East St. Louis, Illinois, 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
50046526 - 03162022
Wylie, Texas, 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
50042593 - 05112022
Shreveport, Louisiana, US
  Description This position installs, maintains and repairs the sophisticated telecommunication systems (VHF, Microwave, and/or PTC) that exist across the assigned KCS rail network. This critical position ensures all assigned railroad communications systems are accurately communicating to ensure the safe and efficient movement of trains across... More Details
50027986 - 06282022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Job Summary This position supports, monitors and implements hardware, software and KCS specific technical solutions and applications. It requires disciplined technical leadership and the ability to design and integrate solutions into KCS’ infrastructure that adhere to enterprise standards. Works to improve the operation and reliab... More Details
50024121 - 06222022
Rosenberg, Texas, US
Job Summary This position inspects track for FRA213 (track standards) compliance. It protects track that is not in compliance by taking appropriate remedial action to protect trains and crews and promotes safety with crew by conducting job audits and safety meetings. Uses highly developed specialized skills to complete a wide range of tasks and pro... More Details
30000019 - 06242022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
Description This position is responsible for supervising and assisting Collection staff in order to maximize KCS's value through optimizing cash flow via the prompt collection of freight, extra service, demurrage, and miscellaneous receivables based upon credit extended. This is to be accomplished in a capable, businesslike and timely manner while,... More Details
50035028 - 06162022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
Description This position supervises the construction, maintenance, repairs and/or renewal of bridges on KCS system.  The selected candidate will also perform inspections of bridge structures to ensure compliance with company policies and federal guidelines. Accountabilities Administrates and maintains compliance with all FRA, federal, state ... More Details
221203-021
New Orleans, Louisiana, US
  As an essential member of the train crew, Conductors are responsible to safely coordinate train crews on a freight train, switch rail cars to facilitate loading and unloading, and make or split up trains in yards or customer facilities. Conductors may also travel to various locations with the train to ensure the safe arrival of the crew and ... More Details
221198-021
Shreveport, Louisiana, US
  As an essential member of the train crew, Conductors are responsible to safely coordinate train crews on a freight train, switch rail cars to facilitate loading and unloading, and make or split up trains in yards or customer facilities. Conductors may also travel to various locations with the train to ensure the safe arrival of the crew and ... More Details
221200-021
East St. Louis, Illinois, US
As an essential member of the train crew, Conductors are responsible to safely coordinate train crews on a freight train, switch rail cars to facilitate loading and unloading, and make or split up trains in yards or customer facilities. Conductors may also travel to various locations with the train to ensure the safe arrival of the crew and cargo t... More Details
50016962 - 06062022
Laredo, Texas, 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
50037137 - 05272022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
Description This role serves as a liaison between multiple departments, including Operations, Purchasing, and Accounts Payable to record constructed and purchased capital assets in accordance with relevant accounting standards. This position performs detailed account analysis, asset processing, audits, accrual and tax reviews, account reconciliatio... More Details
221179-021
Kansas City, Missouri, US
Conductor Hiring Fair - June 24th  Click Here For More Information   As an essential member of the train crew, Conductors are responsible to safely coordinate train crews on a freight train, switch rail cars to facilitate loading and unloading, and make or split up trains in yards or customer facilities. Conductors may also travel to... More Details
50036361 -05182022
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US
  POSITION SUMMARY: This position will repair and maintain all aspects of the rail including frogs, rail-ends, turn-outs, switch points and glue joints using arc, propane or thermite welding processes.  This position will also inspect the weld after grinding to ensure no visible defects, replace defective rails where needed; and operate ... More Details
30000471 - 05042022
Pearl, Mississippi, US
  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. Applies and... More Details
50046631 - 04132022
Kansas City, Missouri, US
  Description The Senior SAP HANA Administrator responsible for setting direction for SAP HANA database platform technologies. This role guides long-term strategy for the company’s SAP database, and maintain the ongoing reliability, performance, management and support of the SAP systems.   Works independently and receives minimal gu... More Details
50031459
Shreveport, Louisiana, US
Description This position leads all Signal Positive Train Control (PTC) / Signal Vital Software laboratory and field testing, cut over and documentation efforts for safe and efficient train operation of Wayside Signal systems. It ensures compliance of signal system design with rules and regulations mandated by On Track Safety, GCOR, MUTCD, Federal ... More Details
30001961 - 03162022
Hebbronville, Texas, US
POSITION SUMMARY: A Signal Maintainer does the routine FRA Inspections, maintains and installs signal structures and components such as foundations, equipment house wiring, cable; climbs poles and ladders; operates non-power hand tools such as hammers, screwdrivers, files, wrenches, pliers, shovels, picks, axes, cutters and sledgehammers; operates ... More Details
50045832 - 02282022
Wylie, 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 operators.... More Details