Director, Mechanical Inspections

Director, Mechanical Inspections

The Transportation Technology Center, Inc. has an opening for Director of Mechanical Inspections. This critical position provides AAR services for railroad and supplier compliance to AAR safety and efficiency Rules, Standards, and Specifications. Will plan, manage and coordinate regional activities of all  geographically separate field inspectors. Oversees the inspection activities of all railroad and private
freight car maintenance facilities for compliance with AAR Interchange Rules, Manuals of Standards and Recommended Practices. Maintains knowledge of FRA Railroad Freight Car Safety Standards, FRA Power Brakes and Drawbars Law, and FRA Railroad Safety Appliance Standards. Inspection coverage responsibility includes all facilities engaged in the repair and/or reconditioning of freight car and locomotive components for interchange in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Requires extensive experience in managing freight car repair/inspection and wheel shop personnel. Must have freight car repair/inspection credentials. AAR Quality Assurance accreditation within 6 months is required. Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, database management and report generation. Able to travel up to 16 weeks a year to include international travel. Apply on line at www.ttci.aar.com. TTCI is an EEO employer.