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Also, details about job opportunities are available through Work One's Indiana Career Connect.

NICTD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

We strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class, assuming the individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

NICTD’s complete EEO Policy Statement is available upon request to the District’s EEO Officer, Ms. Laura Harrington, at (219) 874-4221, ext 219; e-mail: laura.harrington@nictd.com.


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PLEASE NOTE -- RECRUITMENT FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY IS PAUSED.  YOU ARE WELCOME TO SEND IN A RESUME AND COVER LETTER.  WE WILL CONTACT YOU AGAIN ONCE THE POSITION IS RESTORED TO ACTIVE STATUS.  WE DO NOT HAVE A DATE YET SET FOR THE RETURN OF THIS SOLICITATION TO ACTIVE STATUS.

The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) owns, operates and maintains the South Shore Line passenger rail service.   NICTD is seeking qualified candidates for a key engineering role within the agency. Reporting to the Chief Infrastructure Development Officer, the Project Development Engineer shall assist NICTD with engineering and project administration associated with the federal grant process for the NICTD West Lake and Double Track Northwest Indiana Projects with a total project value of over $1 billion dollars. Click HERE for the full job description.

Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants must meet the following minimum education/experience requirements:

(1)    A bachelor’s degree in engineering (civil preferred), engineering technology, construction management or a closely related field from an ABET accredited university. 

(2)    0-6 years’ work experience.   Individuals graduating in May 2020 also qualify and will be considered for this position.

(3)    Self-starter with the ability to address multiple priorities and meet deadlines

(4)    Proficient in knowledge and application of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge in AutoCAD, Primavera P6, or e-Builder is also a plus.

(5)    Willingness to learn, able to work under occasionally highly stressful or uncertain conditions, excellent verbal and written communication skills, valid driver’s license, no recent drug, alcohol, or felony convictions.

(6)    Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position, with or without             reasonable accommodations. This is an indoor/outdoor position where the employee frequently must be able to work in the type of climate conditions typical to northwest Indiana, including locations not accessible by motor vehicle.

(7)      Must read, write, and communicate clearly and fluently in English.

(8)       Must be flexible about unexpected changes in work assignments or priorities.

(9)       Must have reliable transportation to and from Chesterton, Indiana.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants having any of the following qualifications may be given preference during the selection process: 

(1)      Professional Engineering License. 

(2)      Demonstrated high-level experience in railroad related engineering and maintenance activities. 

(3)      Demonstrated experience in construction management of large scale projects.

(4)      Demonstrated experience in construction project administration and planning.

(5)      Extensive experience in technical design supervision, planning and scheduling, contracts management, agency coordination, construction methods, operations and procedures.

(6)       Demonstrated experience showing strong interdepartmental leadership with the ability to identify problems and develop and implement solutions.

(7)      Knowledge of FRA track standards including CFR 49 Part 213 Safety Regulations is a plus.

(8)      Knowledge and application of AREMA standards is a plus.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is projected within the range of $55,000 to $80,000 based on education, skills, preferred qualifications, and work history. The benefit package includes full health benefits for the employee and family, vacation, compensatory time, supplemental pension, and other fringe benefits received by NICTD management. Further details are available during the interview process. This position may be eligible for relocation benefits.

How to Apply: Mail, fax, or e-mail a resume outlining training, experience and work history not later than 5 p.m., February 28, 2020, to NICTD’s Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations at the address below. Late resumes will not be accepted nor will NICTD accept responsibility for misdirected, lost, or misaddressed resumes. Persons who desire confirmation that a resume has been received may contact Ms. Shelly Winn at (219) 874-4221, ext 253. This is a rolling application process. Apply early for best opportunity at consideration. The District reserves the option to close this opportunity at any time. Contact information for delivering resumes:

Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District

Director Human Resources & Labor Relations

Attn: Project Development Engineer Position

601 N. Roeske Avenue

Michigan City, IN 46360-2669

Fax: (219) 872-5841

E-Mail: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com

 

NICTD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Summary Job Description: Car Cleaner/Relief Terminal Carman: This job has two major purposes. When working as a car cleaner at either Michigan City or Chicago, the employee inspects and heavy cleans the interiors (seats, floors, toilets, walls, and windows) and exteriors (stainless steel sides and windows) of railroad cars used to transport passengers between Chicago and South Bend. When working as a Relief Terminal Carman, the employee moves, couples, and uncouples passenger cars at terminals in Chicago, Gary, and Michigan City to the extent needed to prepare cars for train service. Relief Terminal Carmen refill water tanks on cars, conduct safety tests, perform inspections, make minor repairs, complete preventive maintenance projects, and perform other duties as assigned by their supervisor.   Locations and assignments are assigned by seniority. Successful applicants should expect to work weekends, nights, holidays, relief assignments, and without choice of location consistent with their seniority.

Note:  This is a rigorous job involving significant physical exertion.  All assignments are by seniority.  Persons should expect to receive overnight and weekend assignments.  Persons should also expect to commute on their own time (pass provided) to and from Millennium Station in Chicago. Persons should not expect to be able to bid off of these conditions for several years.

Minimum Educational & Age Requirements: High school or GED equivalent; eighteen (18) years of age. Click HERE for the full description of requirements.

Applicant Instructions: You must not have applied between June 1, 2019 and April 15, 2020. If you are a first time applicant, or someone who applied prior to June 1, 2019, please click HERE to begin the application process. IMPORTANT NOTE – READ THIS: If you have previously applied on line, you must FIRST contact Ms. Winn at shelly.winn@nictd.com or (219) 874-4221 ext. 253 to re-set your on-line record to accept a second application. Applicants who do not complete the on-line application form (with or without resume), questionnaire, and required tests on or before 11:59 a.m., Monday, June 22, 2020, will not be considered.   NICTD does not accept requests for interviews or faxed/mailed/hand delivered resumes. NICTD reserves the right to close the application process prior to the stated deadline. This is a rolling application process; apply early to ensure consideration. The District reserves the option to close this solicitation at any time.

NICTD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER